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Raise your voices for public services on Saturday 2017-06-26 [UNISON]

NEC statement on Finsbury Park terror attack 2017-06-23 [PCS]

More strikes at College of North West London 2017-06-23 [UCU]

Unions aren’t to blame for the Southern Rail situation. They’re trying to help 2017-06-23 [touchstoneblog]

RMT confirms a further three days of strike action on Arriva Rail North in guards' safety dispute 2017-06-22 [RMT]

A firefighter who attended Grenfell tower has written this 2017-06-22 [Rank and File]

Birmingham council refuse workers to strike over job losses and ‘bullying culture’ 2017-06-22 [Unite]

ASLEF ballot - Southern Rail 2017-06-22 [ASLEF]

Massive 99 per cent of workers at Barts Health NHS Trust vote to strike for a proper pay rise 2017-06-21 [Unite]

Breakthrough for teaching assistants in Durham, says UNISON 2017-06-21 [UNISON]

ASLEF calls for Southern to be stripped of franchise 2017-06-21 [ASLEF]

Ritzy staff demonstrate after three union reps are sacked 2017-06-17 [Brixton Blog]

Wildcat Strike Hits Royal Mail In Scarborough 2017-06-17 [Coast Radio]

Unite donates to Grenfell fund and provides legal support for residents seeking justice 2017-06-17 [Unite]

Statement on the Grenfell tower fire 2017-06-17 [PCS]

Play workers celebrate the ‘Great Get Together’ with a ‘cake and cuppa’ event in Solihull 2017-06-16 [Unite]

London Rally for 'Picturehouse Three' 2017-06-16 [BECTU]

Picturehouse sackings condemned as trade union dismissals 2017-06-15 [BECTU ]

Labour union 'Unite' threatens BMW with more strikes in pension dispute 2017-06-14 [Reuters]

Mini workers set for strikes after rejecting 'final' pension offer 2017-06-13 [The Times]

Week long strike at Sheffield Eastern Avenue jobcentre begins 2017-06-12 [PCS]

GMB Defence Workers Slam Lack Of South West Support 2017-06-09 [GMB]

Month of EHRC strikes comes to an end in Manchester 2017-06-09 [PCS]

Tory losses on Southern Rail Routes due to company failures 2017-06-09 [RMT]

Statement on incident at Jobcentre Plus in Newcastle 2017-06-09 [PCS]

Buy tickets to the premiere of Austerity Fight 2017-06-08 [PCS]

More front-line firefighter posts to go in Hereford and Worcester 2017-06-07 [FBU]

Birmingham schools set to lose nearly £95m 2017-06-06 [NUT]

We will never be defeated by acts of cowardice and violence 2017-06-04 [UNISON]

Unite statement on the London Bridge attack 2017-06-04 [Unite]

GMB Urge HSE Audit On Call Centre Parseq 2017-06-02 [GMB]

BECTU members at four Picturehouse venues in the capital will be on strike this weekend (3-4 June) 2017-06-02 [BECTU]

ASLEF and Southern - overtime ban suspended 2017-06-02 [ASLEF]

Southampton University staff pay cut 'outrageous' 2017-06-01 [BBC]

Birmingham refuse workers ballot on strike 2017-06-01 [MRW]

Support DWP Sheffield Eastern Avenue strike on Friday 2 June 2017-05-31 [PCS]

olid support on first day of Bostik pay strikes in Stafford 2017-05-31 [Uniite]

Nuclear workers accept 'best achievable' pension deal 2017-05-30 [Professional Pensions]

Uber's London licence renewed for only four months - as unions express concerns over working practices 2017-05-28 [Guardian]

Do you remember the Burslem 12? Postal workers' strike features in new documentary film 2017-05-27 [Stoke Sentinel]

EHRC London members stand defiant in the sunshine 2017-05-26 [PCS]

Greencore proposed closure is devastating news for staff and the local community in Evercreech, Somerset 2017-05-26 [USDAW]

Glass workers ramp up strike action 2017-05-26 [Morning Star]

Devon glass companies’ pay dispute escalates with wave of new strikes announced 2017-05-25 [Unite]

Mears using Manchester pay rates to suppress wages 2017-05-25 [RMT]

Car manufacturing falls after BMW strike 2017-05-25 [The Times]

The courage of the LSE’s striking cleaners can give us all hope 2017-05-25 [The Guardian]

PCS marks 20th anniversary of restoration of union rights at GCHQ 2017-05-25 [PCS]

London - Unite statement on Skanska Crossrail dispute 2017-05-24 [Unite]

Hazards 2017 national conference, 28–30 July 2017, Keele Uni, Stoke-on-Trent 2017-05-24 [Hazards Campaign]

This month in labour history

13-06-1977 Police arrest 84 workers on the first day of a week-long mass picket of the Grunwick plant in north west London. [more]

18-06-1984 Mass violence by police at the Orgreave coking plant in South Yorkshire. 93 miners are arrested, dozens injured. [more]

22-06-1977 The first solidarity demo and mass picket supporting the Grunwick strikers is held [more]