TUC calls for action to bridge the great regional divide

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Northern Ireland Belfast City Airport baggage handlers set to strike 2017-10-23 [BBC]

31 October: organise your pay day protest 2017-10-23 [PCS]

England Manchester City Council Commits to Ethical Care 2017-10-23 [UNISON]

TUC calls for action to bridge the great regional divide 2017-10-23 [TUC]

Austerity puts public workers’ wages below private sector 2017-10-22 [Guardian]

Scotland Strike threat over return of ‘flying coffin’ 2017-10-22 [The Times]

Theresa May secretly planned to outlaw strikes by teachers and nurses 2017-10-22 [The Mail]

England Ryanair Stansted pilots reject pay rise offers 2017-10-20 [RTÉ]

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

Strikes at UK universities a step closer as staff back industrial action over pensions 2017-10-20 [UCU]

Cost of childcare has risen four times faster than wages since 2008, says TUC 2017-10-20 [TUC]

Lecturers vote to strike over pension scheme deficit 2017-10-20 [The Financial Times]

England 3M mask manufacturer in Newton Aycliffe is early contender for Scrooge boss of the year 2017-10-20 [Unite the union]

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

England Branch secretary of GMB trade union reflects onn what drove him to take on Uber. 2017-10-19 [Jewish Chronicle]

UK Supreme Court allows domestic workers to sue Saudi diplomat despite his claiming immunity 2017-10-19 [Independent]

England ‘Traffic Chaos’ Warning As GMB Members at Arriva Walk Out Over Pay Dispute 2017-10-19 [GMB]

Figures reveal toll of asbestos in schools 2017-10-19 [UNISON]

Unite demands bus drivers are protected and treated with dignity after firework attack 2017-10-19 [Unite the union]

Mark Serwotka tells rally: immediate 5% wage rise for all 2017-10-19 [PCS]

Universal credit risks creating debt trap for working people, says TUC 2017-10-19 [TUC]

England Mears Manchester workers overwhelmingly back fresh industrial action in pay dispute 2017-10-19 [Unite the union]

Pay Up Now! – a serious campaign and it’s working, NEC hears 2017-10-19 [UNISON]

Have your say: remember to vote 2017-10-19 [PCS]

England Wake up call for Heathrow bosses as airport workers back industrial action 2017-10-19 [Unite the union]

Extra public sector cash fails to solve underlying problems 2017-10-19 [Morning Star]

Top 10% 900 times richer than poorest 10% 2017-10-19 [Morning Star]

Quarter of workers permanently stuck in low paid jobs 2017-10-19 [Morning Star]

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

England ‘Grim Victory’ After GMB Campaign Saves Five Children’s Centre from Closure 2017-10-18 [GMB]

Now is the time to stand strong, stand united and put public services first 2017-10-18 [UNISON]

‘Maybots‘ Descend On Parliament Square For GMB’s End The Public Sector Pay Pinch Rally 2017-10-18 [GMB]

Unite warns of ‘toxic mix’ facing workers as wage squeeze continues 2017-10-18 [Unite the union]

Wales Most councils in Wales pay less than 'real living wage' 2017-10-18 [BBC]

Resist the raid on trade union finances 2017-10-18 [NUJ]

GMB Welcomes Stronger Regulation For Uber In Wales 2017-10-18 [GMB]

Unite warns there can be ‘no room for complacency’ over Bombardier Airbus deal 2017-10-18 [Unite the union]

UNISON takes Pay Up Now! campaign to MPs 2017-10-18 [UNISON]

Usdaw welcomes a debate and vote of the roll out of Universal Credit and urges action for weekly paid workers 2017-10-18 [USDAW]

Bank of England's Mark Carney says inflation hasn't peaked yet after hitting 3% today - as it happened 2017-10-18 [Guardian]

Unite praises Bombardier workforce for landing bumper train contract 2017-10-17 [Unite the union]

Prime Minister must act on OECD call for stronger workers’ rights, says TUC 2017-10-17 [TUC]

NUJ backs Helsinki Declaration for ethical PR 2017-10-17 [NUJ]

Pressure on public sector pay cap gains momentum 2017-10-17 [PCS]

Scrap the cap and give workers a proper pay rise, says UNISON 2017-10-17 [UNISON]

Government accused of empty promises as shock figures show fall in health visitors 2017-10-17 [Unite the union]

Police and prison officers will be hundreds of pounds a year worse off by 2022, TUC analysis reveals 2017-10-17 [TUC]

Unite activists from Rolls Royce and Toyota lobby MPs on Brexit concerns 2017-10-17 [Unite the union]

Murder of Maltese journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia must be investigated 2017-10-17 [NUJ]

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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]