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6 in 10 workers say being snooped on by their boss fuels 'distrust and discrimination' [TUC] 2018-08-17

Put workers on pay committees to stop fat cats, says TUC [TUC] 2018-08-15

Rail fares have risen over twice as fast as wages in past decade, finds TUC [TUC] 2018-08-15

Ryanair strike: unions accuse airline of breaching labour laws [Guardian] 2018-08-10

Brexit and your rights at work – why you should be worried [TUC] 2018-08-09

The games industry needs unions - and these are the people trying to make it happen [Eurogamer] 2018-08-08

Government to face IWGB union in landmark court case for outsourced workers' rights [The Independent] 2018-08-07

Tackling bad bosses is the answer to exploitation and undercutting, says TUC [TUC] 2018-08-01

England Care workers strike against plans to cut hours which would 'bring them below the poverty line' [Birmingham Live] 2018-08-01

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Scotland Strikes held on three North Sea platforms 2018-08-20 [BBC]

‘Your job is to protect the USO’ CWU reminds Ofcom 2018-08-20 [CWU]

Manuel Cortes responds to rumours Humza Yousaf about to scrap BTP merger with Police Scotland 2018-08-20 [TSSA]

England Bank Holiday Airport Strike 2018-08-20 [GMB]

'No-frills' lifestyle out of reach of parents on minimum wage – study 2018-08-20 [The Guardian]

TSSA challenges the SNP to stand up for Scottish passengers 2018-08-19 [TSSA]

Scotland New transport minister slammed by union over 'silence' on public sector bid to take over trains 2018-08-19 [The Herald]

Scotland Scottish NHS members vote for three-year pay deal 2018-08-19 [UNISON]

Ministry of Justice [MOJ] MEP going down badly with PCS members 2018-08-19 [PCS]

Workers worry bosses are snooping on social media 2018-08-18 [Economia]

England South Western Railway workers hold fifth guard strike 2018-08-18 [BBC]

6 in 10 workers say being snooped on by their boss fuels 'distrust and discrimination' 2018-08-17 [TUC]

Fantasies, inaccuracies, and wild, wild conspiracies 2018-08-17 [ASLEF]

Liquidator fees[£356 a hour] need urgent review following latest Carillion revelations 2018-08-17 [Unite the union]

Usdaw members urge MPs to support the Justice for Injured Workers Campaign 2018-08-17 [USDAW]

Scotland Total North Sea oil platform strikes in September, October to be 12 hours - union 2018-08-17 [The Review]

Scotland Fifth Strike At Total’s North Sea Oil, Gas Platforms Set For Aug 20th 2018-08-17 [OilPrice.com]

England Liverpool John Lennon Airport staff vote to strike could cause Bank Holiday 'chaos' 2018-08-17 [Chester Chronicle]

Corbyn Has Answered Concerns On Anti-Semitism, But Jewish Community Leaders Are Refusing To Take 'Yes' For An Answer 2018-08-16 [HUFFPOST]

Royal Mail managers need to change 2018-08-16 [CWU]

England RMT confirms new strike dates on South Western Railway 2018-08-16 [RMT]

UNISON makes call for proper careers advice in England and Wales 2018-08-16 [UNISON]

RMT slams Grayling pay hypocrisy as disgraced Carillion boss lands top job at HS2 2018-08-16 [RMT]

FT chief executive's offer to return £510,000 pay increase fails to meet staff demands 2018-08-16 [NUJ]

Government admits mislabelled inferior tyres being sold in the UK 2018-08-16 [Unite the union]

Union calls for admissions reform as students receive A-level results 2018-08-16 [UCU]

England South Western Railway workers to stage fresh strikes in guards dispute 2018-08-16 [Dorset Echo]

Staffordshire University staff strike over pensions 2018-08-16 [Express & Star]

Ministry of Justice[MOJ] MEP ballot why members are voting no 2018-08-16 [PCS]

UNISON and National Police Chiefs’ Council to tackle worrying levels of sexual harassment 2018-08-16 [UNISON]

Rail Fares Rocket 36% Since 2010 2018-08-16 [GMB]

Scotland Unite calls for investigation amid claims of Culzean blacklisting threats 2018-08-16 [Evening Express]

Yorkshire hospitals strike called off after trust hats privatisation plan 2018-08-15 [UNISON]

Further Homebase store closures - Usdaw urges Hilco to treat the staff with dignity and fairness For more info 2018-08-15 [USDAW]

England Suffolk firm’s demand for extra Saturday working prompts industrial action ballot 2018-08-15 [Unite the union]

RMT responds to Chris Grayling attack on rail workers pay and news 2018-08-15 [RMT]

FTSE100 Fat Cats Earn Same As 400 Care Workers 2018-08-15 [GMB]

Passengers are fed up with wage busting fare increases 2018-08-15 [TSSA]

Put workers on pay committees to stop fat cats, says TUC 2018-08-15 [TUC]

‘Excess in the City’ as chief executive pay soars amid worker wage pain 2018-08-15 [Unite the union]

Rail fares have risen over twice as fast as wages in past decade, finds TUC 2018-08-15 [TUC]

Top pay in UK up by 11% as workers’ wages fail to match inflation 2018-08-15 [The Guardian]

RMT reveals that British passengers are paying more than ten times the French equivalent 2018-08-14 [RMT]

What a way to run the railway! 2018-08-14 [ASLEF]

Banks and HMRC facing cheque delays as workers in Crewe strike over pay 2018-08-14 [Unite the union]

Landmark case could extend rights of outsourced workers 2018-08-13 [Ekklesia]

Scotland Aker Solutions workers at Equinor's Mariner oilfield call off strike 2018-08-13 [Reuters]

Scotland Workers at Total North Sea oil platforms to strike on Monday 2018-08-13 [Reuters]

High street job losses mount with Homebase next in line for closures 2018-08-13 [Guardian]

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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]