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BECTU union to battle racial profiling at Northern Ireland’s borders 2019-05-20 [Left Foot Forward]

NUJ response to Saoradh statement 2019-05-20 [NUJ]

Health unions' letter to politicians over pay dispute 2019-05-20 [BBC]

Dissident group condemned for attempting to ‘intimidate’ journalists 2019-05-17 [Irish Times]

Unionists 'attacking Queen's University academics' free speech' 2019-05-17 [BBC]

Veterinary staff shortages threaten emergency call-outs 2019-05-15 [BBC]

Healthcare union can’t rule out pay strike 2019-05-14 [Belfast Telegraph]

Employment rate at 'record high' 2019-05-14 [BBC]

Age discrimination: Arts chief Roisin McDonough awarded £12,000 2019-05-08 [BBC]

Terex GB admits charges over Steven McTeague death in Omagh 2019-05-08 [BBC]

Unions may ask that Bombardier be nationalised 2019-05-05 [Irish Times]

Murdered journalist remembered at Belfast May Day parade 2019-05-04 [Mail Online]

Unite union to hold own May Day celebrations in Carlisle Road 2019-05-04 [Derry Journal]

People before Profit make big gains in the North 2019-05-06 [People Before Profit]

Unite calls for Stormont return to deal with Bombardier sale 2019-05-03 [Irish Times]

Domestic servitude: Woman to appear in court in Belfast 2019-05-03 [BBC]

Unite seeks assurances on investment and job security for Bombardier employees in Northern Ireland 2019-05-02 [Unite the union]

Bombardier - GMB has demanded reassurance for workers and their families 2019-05-02 [GMB]

Bombardier Belfast union says proposed plant sale shock to 3,600 workers 2019-05-02 [Reuters]

Bombardier to sell off its Belfast business 2019-05-02 [RTÉ]

Hidden crisis at key electricity control centre – SONI – revealed 2019-05-02 [Belfast News Letter]

Man charged over domestic slavery in Belfast 2019-05-01 [RTÉ]

Teachers to be offered 4.25% pay rise 2019-04-30 [BBC]

Bombardier unions in Northern Ireland call off strike ballot 2019-04-30 [BBC]

NUJ: Politicians need to step up or there will be other victims 2019-04-24 [irishexaminer.com]

More female teachers report upskirting, says union 2019-04-23 [BBC]

Derry Trades Union Council says the world has lost a 'leader of people' in Lyra McKee 2019-04-20 [Now]

Freelance journalist Lyra McKee shot dead during riots 2019-04-20 [IFJ]

NUJ condemns the indiscriminate killing of a journalist 2019-04-19 [NUJ]

Staff at Moy Park to vote on strike over pay dispute 2019-04-15 [Belfast Telegraph]

President Higgins to open Connolly museum 2019-04-18 [Belfast Media Group]

Teachers: Unions criticise minimum wage internship 2019-04-18 [BBC]

Ulster University spends £226k on staff 'gagging clauses' 2019-04-18 [BBC]

SONI workers suspend strike action due to pay offer 2019-04-12 [BBC]

Bombardier staff to ballot for strike action over redundancies 2019-04-09 [Belfast Telegraph]

Electricity workers announce one-day strike in Northern Ireland 2019-04-09 [BBC]

Electricity workers announce one-day strike 2019-04-09 [BBC]

48 hour strike action to take place at Balcas next week 2019-04-05 [Impartial Reporter]

Emergency Education Authority funds given to 12 schools in March 2019-03-29 [BBC]

National Living Wage to drive pay bump for thousands 2019-03-29 [BBC]

NHS pay and pension blunder leaves ambulance staff out of pocket 2019-03-28 [Belfast Telegraph]

UTV to close pension scheme; Unions demand compensation for members 2019-03-27 [Professional Pensions]

Brexit: Queen's University staff paid early due to uncertainty 2019-03-25 [BBC]

Pay dispute threatens to disrupt electricity supply 2019-03-23 [Irish Times]

SONI staff in ballot over strike action 2019-03-23 [Belfast News Letter]

Fifth of school staff assaulted once a week 2019-03-22 [4NI.co.uk]

NUJ says police should cease 'persecuting' journalists and instead bring those responsible for Loughlinisland massacre to justice 2019-03-20 [Kfm]

Northern Health Trust staff told to clean own offices 2019-03-19 [BBC]

Nelson McCausland: SF entryism at new trade union group tells you all you need to know about its transparency 2019-03-07 [Belfast Telegraph]

Teaching union fight for better pay to continue 2019-03-06 [Irish News]

This month in labour history

4-05-1926 For the first and so far only time in British history, the TUC calls millions of workers out in a general strike, in support of coal miners. [more]

5-05-1882 Sylvia Pankhurst, suffragette and revolutionary socialist, is born. [more]

10-05-1920 Dockers refused to load arms shipments to be used by White armies in Russia. [more]

14-05-1771 Socialist philanthropist Robert Owen is born [more]

30-05-1984 Miners leader Arthur Scargill, along with 81 other pickets, is arrested at the Orgreave coking plant in South Yorkshire. [more]