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Today's news - England

South Western Railway industrial action to go ahead over Easter 2018-03-18 [GetSurrey]

Fewer teachers, more pupils in Cheshire West and Chester, claim campaigners 2018-03-17 [Chester Chronicle]

Manchester City Council moves to lift carers’ pay 2018-03-16 [UNISON]

Campaign for ex-Carillion staff to be brought in-house at the British Museum 2018-03-16 [PCS]

York council agrees to sign Ethical Care Charter 2018-03-16 [UNISON]

Gatwick airport workers in strike vote over below inflation pay offer 2018-03-16 [Unite the union]

RMT confirms industrial action on South Western Railway 2018-03-16 [RMT]

Newsquest denies NUJ claims it is replacing ‘redundant’ newsdesk role 2018-03-16 [HoldtheFrontPage.co.uk]

Cultural Manifesto for Yorkshire Trade Unions launched 2018-03-15 [TUC]

Newsquest's version of new newsroom roles at Swindon Advertiser 'absolute fiction' says NUJ chapel 2018-03-15 [NUJ]

Outsourced University of London workers to strike over pay and conditions 2018-03-15 [The Independent]

Union warns of jobs risk in shift to electric cars 2018-03-15 [FT]

Swindon Advertiser staff show disgust as Newsquest advertises redundant post 2018-03-14 [NUJ]

Workers at five London cinemas are back on strike 2018-03-14 [Exposé]

RMT lobbying the German Embassy in London 2018-03-13 [RMT]

RMT at ACAS today as industrial action looms on Docklands Light Railway 2018-03-13 [RMT]

First anniversary of Merseyrail guards' dispute 2018-03-13 [RMT]

North west car workers begin balloting for strike action as shift pay threatened 2018-03-12 [Unite the union]

Tribunal hearing begins for sacked reps - dismissed by Picturehouse Cinemas 2018-03-12 [BECTU]

Liverpool Prison workers fired for raising safety fears 2018-03-12 [BBC]

Unite to target Royal Navy rugby match in ESS wages dispute 2018-03-10 [Unite the union]

RMT strike action goes ahead Monday on Southern Rail 2018-03-10 [RMT]

Anglian Water in union pension dispute 2018-03-10 [The Daily Times]

Train strikes on Northern enter second year as guards ordered out again 2018-03-10 [The Post]

Campaign to save Burton Mail gains momentum 2018-03-10 [NUJ]

International Women's Day strike at Picturehouse 2018-03-09 [BECTU]

Workers at London Luton Airport up in arms over pay 2018-03-09 [Unite the union]

Hinkley Protest Ends - workers who were due to work on site last weekend will be paid 2018-03-08 [GMB]

RMT confirms industrial action in two separate disputes on Docklands Light Railway 2018-03-07 [RMT]

1,000 jobs at risk as New Look plans to close 60 stores – including Merry Hill menswear branch 2018-03-07 [Express & Star]

Unite statement on Hinkley Point 2018-03-06 [Unite the union]

University of Manchester seeks end to more lecturers’ strikes 2018-03-06 [The Times]

6 March PCS rally – report gives latest reason for government to act on pay 2018-03-06 [PCS]

Unions and workers’ rights must be respected on stalled Royal Liverpool hospital project 2018-03-05 [Unite the union]

Wolverhampton Mail Centre roof collapse 2018-03-05 [CWU]

‘Strikers in saris’ remembered in powerful play of workers rights 2018-03-03 [The Eastern Daily Press]

Migrant cleaners at the Daily Mail to strike against poverty wages 2018-03-03 [libcom.org]

Further rail strikes in continuing row over role of guards 2018-03-03 [The Argus]

Merits of privatisation need to be restated 2018-03-02 [FT]

'Workers treated with contempt' - Union blasts Sheffield firm bosses after 109 workers are laid off 2018-03-02 [The Star]

Why waste transfer station workers in Hull are striking 2018-03-02 [The Daily Mail]

London's public workers face 'ethnicity pay gap' of up to 37% 2018-03-02 [The Guardian]

RMT confirms further 24 hours of strike action on Northern and Merseyrail 2018-03-02 [RMT]

UNISON - The Kinsley Three win financial settlement 2018-03-02 [Morning Star]

Workers at Davy Markham in Sheffield ‘treated with contempt’ by bosses, says Unite 2018-03-01 [Unite the union]

Hemel Hempstead Amazon workers' report: 'Power hour' or Workers' Power? 2018-02-28 [libcom.org]

As a female firefighter, I've had to tackle sexism as well as fires 2018-02-28 [The Guardian]

Journalists urge change of plan as website goes for a Burton 2018-02-27 [NUJ]

RMT on dangerous chaos on Southern/Thameslink GTR replacement services 2018-02-26 [RMT]

Workers in the North West put in £2.8 billion worth of unpaid overtime last year 2018-02-23 [TUC]

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]