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Nestle makes U-turn on ‘No radical cost-cutting ‘pledge, as up to 27 per cent of the Blue Riband production jobs cut,… Unite 2017-04-28 [Unite]

Higher education pay – employers make final offer 2017-04-28 [UNISON]

Shopworkers' trade union 2017 annual conference starts on Sunday 30 April at the Winter Gardens in Blackpool 2017-04-28 [USDAW]

RMT Northern Rail strike action 'solid as a rock' 2017-04-28 [RMT]

BMW workers in posh Park Lane showroom pension protest 2017-04-28 [Unite]

Call time on ill-thought-out HMRC closure plans 2017-04-28 [PCS]

Public Sector Workers Could Swing General Election 2017-04-28 [GMB]

GDP Figures Show 'Worrying' Slow Down 2017-04-28 [GDP]

Royal Mail pension talks ‘complex and difficult’, says Unite 2017-04-28 [Unite]

Women put at risk by ill-fitting safety gear, warns TUC 2017-04-28 [TUC]

Living standards squeeze hitting growth, warns TUC 2017-04-28 [TUC]

Blog - As we remember the dead and injured, we reaffirm our demand for safe and healthy work for all 2017-04-28 [UNISON]

Unite takes action against diesel fumes ‘time bomb’ 2017-04-28 [Unite]

‘Mark should’ve been safe at work. Why did they let him die?’ 2017-04-28 [Morning Star]

Universities' income up, but money spent on staff down again 2017-04-28 [UCU]

Fight continues to address BT performance management woes 2017-04-28 [CWU]

UNISON calling on Lords to protect NHS bursaries for student nurses 2017-04-28 [UNISON]

Government guarantees might help reassure NHS and care workforces, says UNISON 2017-04-28 [UNISON]

Up To 50,000 work Deaths Unreported Each Year 2017-04-27 [GMB]

ASLEF on rail franchising 2017-04-27 [ASLEF]

Transline Demise Proves 'Hire And Fire' Does Not Pay 2017-04-27 [GMB]

Parliamentary candidates urged to see work of health visitors and school nurses, as campaign grows to ringfence ‘public … 2017-04-27 [Unite]

RMT warns that axing guards will lead to 'surge in crime' 2017-04-27 [RMT]

Uber 'Acknowledges Employer's Responsibility' 2017-04-27 [GMB]

TUC Aid Project Update: Strengthening union organising in Guatemala banana union 2017-04-27 [TUC]

Conference sends out strike ballot warning 2017-04-27 [CWU]

CWU annual conference opens in Bournemouth 2017-04-27 [CWU]

Napo victory on Harmonisation package 2017-04-27 [Napo]

Commemoration services in Waltham Forest to remember workers killed on the job 2017-04-27 [Waltham Forest Guardian]

Pay claims submitted on behalf of English and Welsh college workers 2017-04-27 [UNISON]

Dignity At Work For McDonald's Staff 2017-04-27 [GMB]

All party leaders must pledge to keep up with EU progress on workers’ rights, says TUC 2017-04-27 [TUC]

Union vows to stand against any smokescreen for health cuts 2017-04-27 [UNISON]

Transline must not be allowed to ‘dodge’ its responsibilities to workers, says Unite 2017-04-27 [Unite]

PCS group elections open on Thursday (27 April) 2017-04-27 [PCS]

UNISON launches ad campaign to promote public services champions 2017-04-27 [UNISON]

Why we're voting in PCS elections 2017-04-27 [PCS]

All party leaders must pledge to keep up with EU progress on workers’ rights, says TUC 2017-04-26 [TUC]

CWU: Posties prepare to deliver swift strike 2017-04-26 [The Morning Star]

Hospital staff paying ‘extortionate’ charges to park at work, says UNISON 2017-04-26 [UNISON]

Parties must make election pledges to scrap unfair pay restriction for NHS staff, says TUC 2017-04-26 [TUC]

NHS employers tempted to view apprentices as ‘cheap labour’, warns UNISON 2017-04-25 [UNISON]

Nestle Plans 300 Job Cuts 2017-04-25 [GMB]

Unite and GMB slam Nestle plans for 300 job cuts, as iconic Blue Riband bar moved to Poland 2017-04-25 [Unite]

Ministers should ‘hang their heads in shame’ as millions go hungry in foodbank Britain 2017-04-25 [Unite]

AWE pensions’ snub prompts two more days of strike action 2017-04-25 [Unite]

Health members look to ballot box and beyond to win battle over pay 2017-04-25 [UNISON]

Next government must guarantee that UK will not fall behind EU on workers’ rights, says TUC 2017-04-25 [TUC]

The changing world of work and the trade union movement’s response 2017-04-25 [opendemocracy.net]

RMT backs maximum vote for Labour 2017-04-25 [RMT]

This month in labour history

6-04-1912 After 37 days, Britain's first national coalmining strike ends. It results in the passage of the Coal Mines (Minimum Wage) Act. [more]

6-04-1912 After 37 days, Britain's first national coalmining strike ends. It results in the passage of the Coal Mines (Minimum Wage) Act. [more]

10-04-1984 The House of Commons meets for an emergency debate on the role of police in the miners strike, [more]

15-04-1856 Tom Mann, British syndicalist and a leader of the dock strikes in 1889 and 1911, is born [more]

23-04-1914 First publication of the classic socialist novel 'The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists' [more]