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TUC head to warn European politicians of threat to EU workers if Brexit allows undercutting 2017-02-25 [TUC]

Workers in the UK put in £33.6 billion worth of unpaid overtime a year 2017-02-24 [TUC]

Sign our petition against jobcentre closures 2017-02-24 [PCS]

Teachers’ Working Time Survey 2017-02-24 [NUT]

Unions sign landmark deal on civil service apprenticeships 2017-02-24 [PCS]

Protest at Argos’ ‘hidden cuts’ agenda by Unite members on Monday 2017-02-24 [Unite]

TUC head to warn European politicians of threat to EU workers if Brexit allows undercutting 2017-02-24 [TUC]

NUJ encourages media workers to take their breaks today 2017-02-24 [NUJ]

Building tomorrow together across the telecoms and financial services industries 2017-02-24 [CWU]

Unite demands government outlaws umbrella companies 2017-02-24 [Unite]

Unite statement on meeting PSA chief executive officer over proposed Vauxhall takeover For more info 2017-02-24 [Unite]

John Lewis to axe 387 jobs amid 'structural change' 2017-02-24 [Belfast Telegraph]

We Worked Two Billion Hours Last Year for Free 2017-02-24 [Morning Star]

Hospice UK becomes latest employer to sign up to TUC’s Charter for helping terminally ill workers 2017-02-23 [TUC]

Unions and Government in bid to secure British jobs in proposed Peugeot takeover 2017-02-23 [Belfast Telegraph]

Unison fights challenge to rerun election 2017-02-23 [Morning Star]

Women are making trade unions relevant again 2017-02-22 [Guardian]

Ask your MP to help reinstate sacked equality staff 2017-02-22 [PCS]

Splashing Billions On Free Schools 'Utter Madness' 2017-02-22 [GMB]

Gatwick Airport workers to vote on strike action in long-running 'poverty pay' dispute 2017-02-22 [Standard ]

'Keep Leytonstone Jobcentre open' demand protestors against 'savage' welfare cuts 2017-02-22 [Waltham Forest Guardian]

Now Gatwick Airport workers are being balloted for strike action over 'poverty pay' 2017-02-21 [City AM]

Tube strike: RMT union announces maintenance workers have voted in favour of walkout 2017-02-21 [The Independent]

RMT takes SOS 2020 campaign to Scottish Labour Party Conf 2017-02-21 [RMT]

Unite heartened by MPs’ exchanges backing Vauxhall workers 2017-02-21 [Unite]

BMW pension talks set to continue as threat of industrial action remains, warns Unite 2017-02-21 [Unite]

Response to Pensions Green Paper 2017-02-21 [GMB]

‘No backsliding’ on number of visits to families by health visitors, says Unite 2017-02-21 [Unite]

Digitisation and the future of work - what it means for unions 2017-02-21 [touchstoneblog]

Teacher Recruitment and Retention 2017-02-21 [NUT]

Government must ‘up its game’ to stamp out gender pay gap, says TUC For more info 2017-02-21 [TUC]

Pensions consultation must help more workers access good quality workplace schemes, says TUC 2017-02-20 [TUC]

Video - Union vows to fight on for pension justice 2017-02-20 [FBU]

Unite warns of pension theft as government floats final salary pension changes 2017-02-20 [Unite]

Trade union head to meet with Peugeot CEO over Opel takeover 2017-02-20 [RTÉ]

Southern Rail: Union Busting Bullies Exposed 2017-02-20 [Morning Star]

Usdaw calls on Camelot not to pull the rug from under The Food Retailer as administrators seek a buyer 2017-02-17 [USDAW]

PM 'Ducks Moorside Question' - hoping lights stay on 2017-02-17 [GMB]

Ceta Deal Blow For UK Sovereignty 2017-02-17 [GMB]

NUT-ATL Amalgamation Interview 2017-02-17 [NUT]

Unite urges Unilever to resist Kraft Heinz ‘predatory’ takeover bid 2017-02-17 [Unite]

Court of Appeal judgement on PDAU vs Boots case. Collective bargaining as a human right. For more info 2017-02-16 [PDA]

Train drivers reject deal on Southern Rail 2017-02-16 [ASLEF ]

Debenhams tops government’s minimum wage non-compliance list 2017-02-16 [employee benefits]

We can’t let Silicon Valley companies and their spin undermine workers’ rights  ActNOW!  2017-02-16 [Guardian]

RMT strike ballot opens today on Northern Rail 2017-02-16 [RMT]

School Funding Toolkit 2017-02-16 [NUT]

Time to prosecute minimum wage cheats, says TUC 2017-02-16 [TUC]

News From Steel Trade Unions 2017-02-16 [GMB]

TUC calls for end to repression of trade union activists in Bangladesh 2017-02-16 [TUC]

This month in labour history

10-02-1972 30,000 Birmingham engineers go on strike in solidarity with striking miners. Thousands of them march to Saltley Gate coke depot, overpowering police to shut the gates. [more]

17-02-2006 Royal Mail workers in Belfast return to work after a successful wildcat strike against victimisation [more]