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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]

Teachers took 28,000 sick days last year because of stress 2017-07-22 [Belfast Telegraph]

Dog attacks on postmen 'highest in Northern Ireland' 2017-07-03 [BBC]

Derry City & Strabane Council to hear evidence from Usdaw opposing longer Sunday trading hours 2017-07-07 [USDAW]

TUC to work closely with Irish trade unionists to avoid hard border after Brexit 2017-07-04 [TUC]

NIPSA angry at the decision not to support the removal of the public sector pay cap 2017-06-29 [NIPSA]

Money for education lost to Treasury appears to be on way back 2017-06-27 [Irish News]

Nurse training fund cut is reversed 2017-06-27 [BBC]

GPs plan to withdraw services to deal with workload 2017-06-22 [BBC]

Ulster University nurse training fund 'cut by almost £1m' 2017-06-22 [BBC]

One in four part-timers 'wants more work' 2017-06-21 [BBC]

Soaring sick rates 'show teaching is being bled dry' 2017-06-16 [Belfast Telegraph]

Bombardier pay dispute ends as workers accept new deal 2017-06-15 [BBC]

Belfast City Councillors back shopworkers and vote overwhelmingly not to change Sunday trading rules 2017-06-02 [USDAW]

Shopworkers celebrate a victory on Sunday trading as Belfast City Councillors back Usdaw’s case 2017-05-19 [USDAW]

Stormont chaos set to cause more cuts 2017-05-17 [Guardian]

Education official says industrial action harms education 2017-05-15 [BBC]

Public voice fears over future of Newry hospital 2017-05-15 [belfasttelegraph.co.uk]

'Nurses have had enough' says director of RCN 2017-05-14 [BBC]

Queen's University Belfast criticised over gender pay gap 2017-05-09 [BBC]

Mother wins disability discrimination case 2017-05-09 [BBC]

Gold mine stops development after police refuse to provide anti-terrorism security 2017-04-25 [sundayworld.com]

'Tsunami' of initiatives causing despair across teaching profession, union warns 2017-04-18 [Belfast News Letter]

PSNI officers take court action over holiday pay 2017-04-15 [BBC]

Chinese welfare centre sexual harassment case settled 2017-04-12 [BBC]

Unions attack council's 'secret deal' to outsource waste collection services 2017-04-12 [Belfast Telegraph]

'Secret' Deal To Privatise Bin Collections 2017-04-11 [GMB]

Employers feel effects of apprenticeship levy 2017-04-06 [BBC]

More than 40 jobs go as family support project ends 2017-04-01 [BBC]

Schivo NI: 40 jobs to go at Derry aerospace company 2017-04-01 [BBC]

Quarter of radiologist posts vacant 2017-03-30 [BBC]

Education budget cuts will make system 'unsustainable' 2017-03-12 [BBC]

Derry factory girls' sculpture given council lifeline 2017-03-11 [BBC]

Ulster Bank to close nine branches 2017-03-10 [BBC]

Suspension of early retirement scheme leaves teachers ‘reeling’, say UTU 2017-03-09 [Belfast News Letter]

Newly-qualified teachers scheme is suspended 2017-03-09 [BBC]

Alliance calls for emergency law to protect jobs 2017-03-08 [Irish Times]

Ulster Bank to shut up to 10 of its branches in restructuring move 2017-03-08 [Belfast Telegraph]

Workers putting in nine hours a week in unpaid overtime 2017-03-04 [Irish News]

Asperger's syndrome: Employers need awareness of challenges 2017-03-01 [BBC]

£10,000 award for man who didn't get Derry job due to political opinions 2017-02-26 [Belfast Telegraph]

Financial Services Union warns jobs at risk due to political instability 2017-02-26 [BBC]

Top union boss Len McCluskey slams austerity cuts during Belfast visit 2017-02-24 [irishnews.com]

Stormont urged to act in wake of First Trust's branch closures blow 2017-02-24 [Belfast Telegraph]

This month in labour history

6-08-1914 The Labour Leader, the newspaper of the Independent Labour Party, publishes an anti-war appeal to workers. [more]

8-08-1920 The country sees large 'citizen demonstrations' against intervention in Soviet Russia. [more]

8-08-1842 Thousands of mill and factory workers across Lancashire walk out in support of the People's Charter. [more]

9-08-1920 The TUC and the Labour Party agree to move a resolution for a general strike if Britain declares war on Soviet Russia. [more]

11-08-1917 LAbour politician Arthur Henderson resigns from the war cabinet over its refusal to allow workers' representatives to attend the Stockholm peace conference. [more]

12-08-1933 London taxi drivers go on strike against the wishes of their union. [more]

13-08-1889 The beginning of the great dockers strike [more]

16-08-1819 Yeoman attack a crowd gathered in MAnchester to demand parliamentary reform, in what becomes known as the Peterloo Massacre. [more]

23-08-1976 Fifty workers at the Grunwick film processing plant in north west London go on strike for the right to join a trade union. [more]