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Put ‘Wates Principles’ into action with worker engagement, says TUC 2018-12-12 [TUC]

Firefighters call for review of evacuation procedures for high rise residential buildings 2018-12-12 [FBU]

TUC calls for 1m manufacturing and hi-tech jobs by 2030 2018-12-12 [The Guardian]

Workers in middle of ‘longest pay squeeze in 200 years’, says TUC 2018-12-11 [TUC]

Interserve Workers Deserve Government Reassurances 2018-12-11 [GMB]

Brexit impasse puts workers at risk 2018-12-11 [SIPTU]

Shrewsbury 24 campaigners win ‘momentous victory’ 2018-12-11 [Morning Star]

10 things we learned from a new SpyCops report 2018-12-10 [Left foot forward]

Labour would scrap Thatcher trade union restrictions and allow 'sympathy strikes' 2018-12-09 [Herald Scotland]

Brexit is making everyone poorer – except the rich 2018-12-09 [TUC]

Scientists Warn the UN of Capitalism’s Imminent Demise 2018-12-09 [True Publica]

Interserve: Major government contractor 'seeks second rescue deal' 2018-12-09 [BBC]

Response to ORR plans to resolve rail timetabling chaos 2018-12-08 [TSSA]

Brexit will hurt low-paid workers. Freedom of movement is not the problem 2018-12-08 [Guardian]

Labour: we'll restore right to strike in support of overseas workers 2018-12-08 [The Guardian]

TUC leader Frances O’Grady warns MPs against May’s Brexit deal 2018-12-08 [Morning Star]

Usdaw signs a new recognition agreement with Manx Co-op 2018-12-07 [USDAW]

Government in DBS IT services fiasco 2018-12-07 [PCS]

Unite calls for government action on energy costs to support steel jobs 2018-12-06 [Unite the union]

NUJ calls for global protections for freelance workers 2018-12-06 [NUJ]

Latest MoD advice on asbestos exposure checks for former Sea King helicopter repair staff ‘not good enough’, says Unite 2018-12-06 [Unite the union]

'Nightmarish' Black Out Warning 2018-12-06 [GMB]

Unite leader warns Labour against backing second EU referendum 2018-12-06 [Guardian]

'Armed officers shoulder a huge burden - we should share it' 2018-12-05 [Polfed]

UCU response to appointment of Chris Skidmore as universities minister 2018-12-05 [UCU]

Redundancies raise their heads 2018-12-05 [UNISON]

RMT warns of escalating violence on Britain's de-staffed railways this Christmas 2018-12-05 [RMT]

Soaring Midland Metropolitan hospital costs lead to calls for Carillion criminal investigation 2018-12-05 [Unite the union]

Union to sue lord chancellor for unlawful discrimination 2018-12-05 [The Gazette]

Manx postal workers vote in favour of Christmas strike 2018-12-05 [BBC]

Furious Isle of Man Postal workers will walk out for two days next week 2018-12-04 [CWU]

Northern Ireland Pay Consultation results 2018-12-04 [RCM]

Grayling has overseen 'repeated failures' and is 'beyond a joke' 2018-12-04 [TSSA]

Government measures on combustible cladding do not go far enough, say firefighters 2018-12-04 [FBU]

BT loses BT Pension Scheme indexation appeal 2018-12-04 [CWU]

'I've been made redundant five times' 2018-12-04 [BBC]

Four million British workers live in poverty, charity says 2018-12-04 [The Guardian]

Yellow Vests‘ protest cause traffic jams in west-London warehouses 2018-12-04 [AWW]

NHS postcode lottery on anti-HIV drugs must be ended 2018-12-03 [Unite the union]

TUC calls on government to make employers report their disability pay gaps 2018-12-03 [TUC]

Post Office campaign: ‘Fantastic launch – now for the next step’ 2018-12-03 [CWU]

Post Office workers protest against franchising of branches 2018-12-02 [Guardian]

People’s lobby for proportional representation 2018-12-01 [PCS]

#ENDGAME tour against BTFS outsourcing goes into overdrive 2018-12-01 [CWU]

British Safety Council supports Usdaw's Justice for Injured Workers Campaign 2018-12-01 [USDAW]

Save Our Post Office day of action 2018-12-01 [Morning Star]

Unions present BA with joint pay demand 2018-12-01 [Flight Global]

Union to stage nationwide protests in support of Post Offices 2018-12-01 [The Globe]

'I got paid less than my colleagues for doing the same work' 2018-12-01 [BBC]

WorkersWildWest issue no.8: Revolutionary workers’ paper from west-London 2018-12-01 [AWW]

This month in labour history

9-12-1913 A Special Delegate Conference of the TUC votes overwhelmingly against calling sympathetic strike action to aid locked-out workers in Dublin. [more]