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UK membership of Euratom post-Brexit is ‘a must’, says Unite 2017-12-14 [Unite the union]

Equality Network Newsletter December 2017 2017-12-14 [TUC]

10th anniversary of educational programme that has helped more than 7,000 migrant workers 2017-12-14 [Unite the union]

UK Over Reliant On Russian Gas 2017-12-14 [GMB]

Unite urges festive revellers to spare a thought for your waiter: ‘tip in cash this Christmas’ 2017-12-14 [Unite the union]

Crossrail staff stage solidarity strike 2017-12-14 [Morning Star]

Pilot medical rules on HIV and other conditions should be reviewed 2017-12-14 [BALPA]

Festive Food Prices Shoot Up 2017-12-14 [GMB]

2017 has been a bleak year for living standards, says TUC 2017-12-13 [TUC]

Firm ordered to pay over £420,000 for unlawful attempts to ‘induce’ workers to give up rights 2017-12-13 [Unite]

Corporate spying revelations raise fresh blacklisting questions 2017-12-13 [Morning Star]

UK average wage growth undershoots inflation again squeezing real incomes 2017-12-13 [Independent]

RMT action goes ahead on Friday on Virgin West Coast in fight over pay justice 2017-12-13 [RMT]

Absence of seasonal cheer at Picturehouse means more action 2017-12-13 [BECTU]

National Postal Workers Day 2017-12-13 [CWU]

Disabled members response to Phillip Hammond’s comments 2017-12-13 [UNISON]

Furious parents told by teachers' union 'we're not a child-minding service' as schools closed for second snow day 2017-12-13 [Mirror]

Local government unions urge chancellor to fund pay 2017-12-12 [UNISON]

UK inflation rate at near six-year high 2017-12-12 [BBC]

UNISON responds to latest inflation figures 2017-12-12 [UNISON]

Cost of Christmas will increase pressure on family budgets, says TUC 2017-12-12 [TUC]

Fire union calls for 'compromised' Grenfell expert to stand down 2017-12-12 [Guardian]

Somalian journalist killed by car bomb 2017-12-12 [NUJ]

Statement on Reports of the Slave Trade in Libya 2017-12-12 [NUT]

Know your workplace rights in cold weather 2017-12-12 [PCS]

Fighting For Asda Members 2017-12-12 [GMB]

Pilots repeat concerns following European Commission announcement that EU flights could cease to operate from UK 2017-12-12 [BALPA]

Surveillance firms spied on campaign groups for big companies, leak shows 2017-12-12 [Guardian]

Tuesday's strike action called off after new pay offer by Arriva 2017-12-12 [Wirral Globe]

Sexism in Schools 2017-12-12 [NUT]

Coming together for the benefit of our members 2017-12-12 [UNISON]

Pension update – appealing against age discrimination 2017-12-12 [FBU]

Firefighters' fury at Grenfell Inquiry panel appointment 2017-12-11 [FBU]

Usdaw announces the first 24-hour stoppage at Scotbeef following an 80% vote in favour of industrial action 2017-12-11 [USDAW]

Applications open for Creative Skillset’s 2018 Producer Programme 2017-12-11 [BECTU]

Grenfell tower investigation lays out terms of reference of how evidence will be heard 2017-12-11 [FBU]

TUC calls on employers not to force staff to make hazardous journeys to work 2017-12-11 [TUC]

Budget changes to Universal Credit go nowhere near far enough to prevent unnecessary hardship 2017-12-11 [USDAW]

Give councils and schools the cash to fund a decent pay rise and protect services 2017-12-11 [UNISON]

Amazon drivers forced to deliver 200 parcels a day with no time for toilet breaks while earning less than minimum wage 2017-12-11 [Mirror]

Locals in old mining areas prone to depression 2017-12-11 [Morning Star]

NASUWT teaching union, called energy drinks 'readily available legal highs' 2017-12-11 [NASUWT]

ETUC on Brexit 2017-12-11 [ETUC]

Shadow education secretary and students call for negotiations in USS pension dispute 2017-12-11 [UCU]

Challenging the Ministry of Justice(MoJ) to improve pay 2017-12-11 [PCS]

Amazon drivers forced to deliver 200 parcels a day with no time for toilet breaks while earning less than minimum wage 2017-12-11 [Mirror]

Precarious workers fight for their rights! 2017-12-10 [Canadian Dimension]

Unite heads across the Atlantic to save Bombardier jobs ahead of tariff decision 2017-12-09 [Unite the union]

48 hours strike action goes ahead on Arriva Cross Country this weekend 2017-12-08 [RMT]

Firefighters rescue more members of the public than ever before 2017-12-08 [FBU]

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]