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Long overdue NHS pay rise does not make up for 8 years of pay cuts, say Labour and unions 2018-03-23 [Morning Star]

Unite accuses ministers of UK passport betrayal 2018-03-23 [Unite the union]

Energy giant SSE workers accept ‘good’ pay deal 2018-03-22 [Unite the union]

Working people in poverty need a new deal, says TUC 2018-03-22 [TUC]

PCS condemns letters inciting violence towards Muslims which amount to racial hatred and hate crimes 2018-03-22 [PCS]

Real wages far below where they were before the recession 2018-03-22 [TUC]

RMT demands clear answers and an end to the 'barrage of obfuscation' over future of East Coast Main Line 2018-03-22 [RMT]

NHS workers have a real pay offer – now it’s time for members to decide their future 2018-03-22 [UNISON]

Reject 'Jam tomorrow' NHS Pay Offer 2018-03-22 [GMB]

Reckless Tories' Gambling With Kids' Future 2018-03-21 [GMB]

Teaching union calls for 5% pay rise with possible strike backing 2018-03-21 [Guardian]

NHS offer must be followed by funded pay rises for all public servants, says TUC 2018-03-21 [TUC]

Unite backs walkout at SpyCops inquiry 2018-03-21 [Unite the union]

UNISON puts major proposal for NHS pay to its members 2018-03-21 [UNISON]

PwC charges more than £20m for first eight weeks of Carillion collapse 2018-03-21 [The Guardian]

‘Genie out of the bottle’ on casualisation after pension strikes 2018-03-21 [The Times]

RMT confirms industrial action goes ahead as planned on South Western Railway over Easter 2018-03-21 [RMT]

The government’s benefit uprating policy is hitting the poorest families hard 2018-03-21 [TUC]

See where the money is and what your boss earns 2018-03-21 [Unite the union]

Film and Television Charity on a mission 2018-03-21 [BECTU]

RMT secures renewed mandates for action in ballots 2018-03-21 [RMT]

Trade unionists criticise Amey for threatening them over solidarity displays 2018-03-21 [Morning Star]

Funding review ‘must recognise real cost of providing quality college education’ 2018-03-21 [UNISON]

Making trade unions relevant to the next generation 2018-03-21 [Guardian]

Less than zero: six months working in low-wage Britain 2018-03-20 [newstatesman]

ITV sets up working group to tackle gender pay gap of almost 12% 2018-03-20 [irishexaminer.com]

Acas staff fail to negotiate themselves out of a strike 2018-03-20 [The Times]

A third of UK Muslims report abuse or crime while studying 2018-03-20 [Guardian]

CWU recommends Agreement on BT Pensions and Pay 2018-03-20 [CWU]

100 FBU members needed urgently for centenary exhibition 2018-03-20 [FBU]

65 Low Wind Days Since March 17 2018-03-20 [GMB]

Applied psychologists to lobby parliament on 20 March to demand promised funding on mental health 2018-03-20 [Unite the union]

NHS Whistleblower Law 'Better Late Than Never' 2018-03-20 [GMB]

Unite warns of instability amid Melrose refusal to guarantee GKN jobs and investment 2018-03-20 [Unite the union]

Unite says it has no confidence in Melrose's GKN takeover bid 2018-03-20 [Unite the union]

Teacher unionist wins Global Teacher Prize Award 2018-03-19 [Education International ]

Last part of series of interviews with women workers from west London 2018-03-19 [AWW]

29 March: sticker up - show your support for PCS payday activities 2018-03-19 [PCS]

RMT demands Government respect for transport staff working round the clock to keep Britain moving 2018-03-19 [RMT]

Unite representatives to quiz Melrose bosses on debt-fuelled takeover bid 2018-03-19 [Unite the union]

Fast, loud and agile unions - precarious employment - the future 2018-03-19 [Guardian]

NHS whistleblower protections should have been implemented ‘a lot sooner’ 2018-03-19 [Morning Star]

#NoCapitulation: How one hashtag saved the UK university strike 2018-03-18 [Wired]

Obituary - union leader who played a key role in the 1986 Wapping dispute 2018-03-18 [Guardian]

6 Important Stories You Might Have Missed Because Of The Salisbury Nerve Agent Attack 2018-03-18 [HuffPost]

#NoCapitulation: How one hashtag saved the UK university strike 2018-03-18 [WIRED]

University strikes remain on as UCU rejects proposals 2018-03-18 [ucu]

UCU calls on Home Secretary to address academics' immigration concerns 2018-03-18 [ucu]

Britain's ethnic workers face lower pay, bullying, harassment: union leader 2018-03-18 [xinhuanet]

Interviews with west London women workers - part 4 2018-03-17 [AWW]

This month in labour history

1-03-1912 The Miners Federation of Great Britain commences the first national coalminers' strike, for a minimum wage. [more]

3-03-1985 A Special Delegate Conference of the NUM votes by 98-91 for a return to work after the year-long miners' strike. [more]

11-03-2014 Bob Crow - RMT leader died [more]