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UNISON reacts to Brexit draft deal between the UK and the EU 2018-11-14 [UNISON]

Spycop should be prosecuted for rape and misconduct, High Court hears 2018-11-14 [Morning Star]

East London raid saves modern slavery victims 2018-11-14 [Construction Enquirer]

More Than 600 Serious Incidents At Amazon 2018-11-14 [GMB]

Why PCS is the union for civil service apprentices 2018-11-14 [PCS]

Attacks on shopworkers and shoplifting are up while police numbers have fallen 2018-11-14 [USDAW]

Annual commuting time is up 18 hours compared to a decade ago, finds TUC 2018-11-13 [TUC]

Microchipping would give bosses even more power, warns TUC 2018-11-13 [TUC]

Panorama to highlight the crisis in Universal Credit 2018-11-13 [PCS]

'I'm a person, not a number' - why microchipping staff is a sinister step too far 2018-11-13 [TUC]

BALPA response on pilot 'fear of flying' story 2018-11-12 [BALPA]

Good news on Airwave job security 2018-11-12 [CWU]

Addison Lee drivers challenge clients to uphold UN pledges 2018-11-12 [Guardian]

Scotland’s local government members reject pay offer 2018-11-12 [UNISON]

Johnson Resignation is Wake Up Call For Fantasy Brexit 2018-11-12 [TSSA]

Last Post: WW1 remembered 2018-11-12 [CWU]

TUC - Alarm over talks to implant UK employees with microchips 2018-11-12 [Guardian]

Cracking toast, comrade: Aardman Animations belongs to the workers now 2018-11-11 [AVNews]

Arriva North: Guards row sparks fresh strikes 2018-11-11 [BBC]

Virgin Atlantic scrambling to avoid pilot strike, crew deal may be finalized soon 2018-11-10 [Newsrep]

Gig economy workers' rights to be given boost in overhaul 2018-11-09 [The Guardian]

Virgin Atlantic could face pilots' strike over benefits 2018-11-09 [Today]

Sister of dead electrician backs culpable homicide bill 2018-11-09 [Morning Star]

Security firm pays damages to anti-asbestos activists it spied on 2018-11-08 [The Guardian]

Concerns that 5,000 Bombardier global jobs cull may once again cost Northern Ireland jobs 2018-11-08 [Unite the union]

Ministers need to step in to save Moorside nuclear power station project, says Unite 2018-11-08 [Unite the union]

GMB members covered by the Offshore Contractors Association (OCA) agreement have voted for industrial action 2018-11-08 [GMB]

Capita pay talks loom large amid strong growth in Telefonica and Tesco Mobile 2018-11-08 [CWU]

Spycops survivors furious after High Court dismisses bid for independent panel to oversee inquiry 2018-11-08 [Morning Star]

Government ‘squandering’ nursing apprenticeship prospects, says UNISON 2018-11-07 [UNISON]

#talkBECTU – breaking the menopause taboo 2018-11-07 [BECTU]

Fire Brigades Union condemns attacks on firefighters 2018-11-07 [FBU]

UCU response to regulator's refusal to bail out universities 2018-11-07 [UCU]

TSSA Backs Momentum Findings on Brexit 2018-11-07 [TSSA]

PCS condemns 'cruel' Grenfell effigy burning 2018-11-06 [PCS]

UNISON celebrates becoming the UK’s biggest union 2018-11-06 [Unison]

Unite demands guarantees over redundancies in Lloyds Bank restructure 2018-11-06 [Unite the union]

Protecting the rights of all five million EU and UK citizens threatened by Brexit 2018-11-06 [Unison]

Pensions consultation a welcome opportunity to reduce risk to savers, says TUC 2018-11-06 [TUC]

Big Win For GMB Foster Carers 2018-11-05 [GMB]

Living wage rises to £9 an hour – and £10.55 in London 2018-11-05 [Unison]

RMT demands that Arriva/Deutsche Bahn be stripped of Northern Rail franchise 2018-11-05 [RMT]

Real Living Wage uprating welcomed by Usdaw, but the campaign continues for a £10 per hour minimum 2018-11-05 [USDAW]

History students' fight to save contract professors highlights faculty union issue 2018-11-05 [London Free Press]

‘Real living wage’ rates go up but 20% of jobs still fail to meet threshold 2018-11-05 [Independent]

We’re pushing Redesign further forward! 2018-11-04 [CWU]

P3 privatization schemes a failure in country that invented them 2018-11-04 [NUPGE]

Epic new film depicts the events leading to the infamous Peterloo Massacre 2018-11-03 [UNISON]

Redesigning the CWU – we’re under way 2018-11-03 [CWU]

BECTU launches new campaign, Standing Up 2018-11-03 [BECTU]

This month in labour history

1-11-1976 Union of Postal Workers refuses to handle any mail for Grunwick, as the strike at the company continues. [more]

14-11-1913 Sympathy action breaks out in some British ports, like Liverpool, in support of workers in Dublin, but fails to spread. [more]

22-11-1900 2,800 workers at the Penrhyn quarry in Snowdonia, Wales, walk off the job over pay and union recognition. The strike last a staggering three years, one of the longest industrial disputes in British history. [more]

30-11-2011 Millions of public sector workers join the biggest single strike day since 1926, against the government's pension reforms. [more]