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Today's news - Northern Ireland

Waterfront and Ulster Hall staff in strike ballot 2017-10-20 [Belfast Telegraph]

Health staff offered prizes for flu jabs 2017-10-19 [BBC]

Bombardier to partner Airbus on C-Series jets 2017-10-18 [BBC]

GMB Welcomes Bombardier Deal But warns 'Devil Will Be In Detail' 2017-10-17 [GMB]

Belfast Health Trust savings plans 'no longer needed' 2017-10-14 [BBC]

Planned health cuts: UNISON warns of legal challenge 2017-10-13 [Belfast Telegraph]

Bombardier: Government 'should follow Canada' 2017-10-13 [BBC]

Derry care home protest against proposed health cuts 2017-10-12 [BBC]

Canadian PM and US president discuss Bombardier-Boeing row 2017-10-12 [BBC]

Bombardier: Belfast workers to press MPs on Boeing row 2017-10-11 [BBC]

Bombardier workers urge MPs to defend their jobs 2017-10-11 [RTÉ]

Flash stoppages by baggage handlers confirmed at Belfast City Airport  ActNOW!  2017-10-10 [Unite]

Agency nurses 'can cost Northern Trust £100K a year' 2017-10-05 [BBC]

Prime minister more absorbed in managing Tory squabbling than sorting out Bombardier, warns Unite 2017-10-03 [Unite the union]

Secretary of State in talks with Bombardier management and unions 2017-10-02 [BBC]

Jeremy Hunt Headed To ‘Drink Tank’ Sponsored By Boeing As 4,500 Belfast Jobs Hang In Balance 2017-10-02 [Huffington Post]

NUJ seeks political support for new O’Hagan inquiry 2017-09-28 [NUJ]

City Airport baggage handlers vote for strike action 2017-09-29 [Belfast News Letter]

Belfast City Airport strike over sacked worker 2017-09-29 [Belfast Telegraph]

Government must stand up for Bombardier workers and Northern Ireland economy, says TUC 2017-09-28 [TUC]

Bombardier: PM 'bitterly disappointed' as US tariff puts jobs at risk 2017-09-27 [Guardian]

DUP to 'use influence' over UK government in Bombardier dispute 2017-09-27 [RTÉ]

GMB Warns Of bombardier Crisis 2017-09-27 [GMB]

May 'asleep at the Wheel' As Bombardier Jobs in Belfast Are Plunged Into Jeopardy 2017-09-27 [GMB]

Unite warns Bombardier workers “are holding their breath” in Boeing corporate bullying dispute 2017-09-27 [Unite the union]

Health cuts consultation 'is a sham', say unions 2017-09-26 [BBC]

US trade dispute finding could hit thousands of jobs 2017-09-26 [RTÉ]

Unions vow support for Bombardier staff as Boeing row threatens jobs 2017-09-22 [Belfast Telegraph]

Fatalities in workplaces up by a third 2017-09-22 [BBC]

Northern Health Trust cuts will see 65 beds close 2017-09-21 [BBC]

Social workers' union rally to back threatened staff 2017-09-20 [Belfast Telegraph]

PM Must Safeguard Bombadier Jobs 2017-09-20 [GMB]

Union calls for support of teachers in tackling pupils' 'terror and war fears' 2017-09-18 [Belfast Telegraph]

UK union chief Len McCluskey to liaise with Canadian unions over Bombardier jobs 2017-09-18 [Belfast Telegraph]

Tories under pressure as DUP backs Labour over NHS pay cap 2017-09-14 [Belfast Telegraph]

Bombardier row: Politicians warn of 'alarming' trade dispute 2017-09-14 [BBC]

Unite demands Boeing ends its ‘corporate bullying’ in Bombardier planes dispute 2017-09-13 [Unite]

PM phones US president as Boeing dispute threatens Bombardier 2017-09-12 [BBC]

Assurances sought on Kilkeel aerospace jobs 2017-09-05 [BBC]

Teachers take action over 'up-skirting' 2017-09-02 [BBC]

Woman awarded £11,000 in disability discrimination case 2017-09-01 [BBC]

Swissport workers at Belfast City Airport to vote on strike action 2017-09-01 [Live]

Unions and politicians lay into Belfast Trust over its £26m cuts plan 2017-08-25 [Belfast Telegraph]

Belfast City Hospital staff suspended over C. diff outbreak 2017-08-17 [BBC]

Stay in single market to avoid return of Northern Irish 'borders of the past', says TUC 2017-08-17 [TUC]

Modern slavery 'significant problem' 2017-08-11 [BBC]

Woman awarded £9,000 in sex discrimination settlement 2017-08-11 [Irish Times]

Mother accepts settlement over pregnancy discrimination 2017-08-10 [BBC]

Christian pastor loses unfair dismissal tribunal 2017-08-03 [BBC]

Altnagelvin Hospital: Beds remain closed by bug and staff shortages 2017-08-01 [BBC]

This month in labour history

4-10-1936 At Cable Street, London, thousands of trade unionists, socialists and communists throw up barricades to block the British Union of Fascists from marching through the Jewish neighbourhoods of the East End. [more]

6-10-1913 The conference of the Miners Federation passes a motion in favour of a general strike in Britain to support Dublin's locked out workers, with only one vote against. [more]

25-10-1895 Socialist and feminist Edith Lanchester captured by her family and institutionalised for opposing the institution of marriage [more]