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MI5 spied on World in Action journalists 2019-07-18 [Morning Star]

Chairman of watchdog probing Labour ‘profited from blacklisters’ 2019-07-18 [Morning Star]

Minimum wage of at least £10 and an end to rip-off youth rates - Usdaw gives evidence to the Low Pay Commission 2019-07-17 [USDAW]

Unite will not tolerate Premiere Handling leaving its workers ‘high and dry’ 2019-07-17 [Unite the union]

Launch of new PCS Organising App 2019-07-17 [PCS]

Industrial change can benefit communities when workers’ voices are involved – TUC 2019-07-17 [TUC]

Companies House changes let rogue directors off the hook 2019-07-17 [NUJ]

Government must invest to boost growth instead of giving tax breaks to the rich, says TUC 2019-07-17 [TUC]

Ambulance workers protest against plans to keep them working until they're 68 2019-07-17 [Morning Star]

'We'll end in-work poverty in our first term,' Labour pledges 2019-07-17 [Morning Star]

Labour pledges to end in-work poverty in first full term 2019-07-17 [BBC]

PCS responds to Liz Truss on Pensions 2019-07-16 [PCS]

Union says it will take 'continuous strike action' over pharmacy support workers' pay 2019-07-16 [The Pharma Journal]

Landmark pension ruling to apply to all UK public sector schemes 2019-07-16 [FT]

Public servants need pension certainty, says TUC 2019-07-16 [TUC]

Workers at Sainsbury's Waltham Point to take second round of strike action on 25 July says Usdaw 2019-07-16 [USDAW]

GMB takes battle for pay justice to door of outsourcing giant ISS 2019-07-16 [GMB]

Devolution can offer an opportunity as industrial change takes effect 2019-07-16 [TUC]

Valspar industrial action details announced 2019-07-16 [Unite the union]

Join the rally against outsourcing 17 July 2019-07-16 [PCS]

Government advisor solution to rail franchise chaos - create a new QUANGO 2019-07-16 [RMT]

TSSA Dismisses Williams Rail Review Comments As 'Pure Fiction' 2019-07-16 [TSSA]

Unite to ballot Diageo members for strike action following derisory pay offer 2019-07-16 [Unite the union]

Government must act to support the economy, says TUC 2019-07-16 [TUC]

Karro Foods workers in Hull go on strike in pay dispute 2019-07-16 [Hull Live]

Sainsbury’s workers to strike over attendance policy 2019-07-16 [Retail Week]

Unite to work with blacklisted trade unionists to investigate collusion allegations 2019-07-16 [Morning Star]

Offshore union RMT to step up pressure for ‎public inquiry into helicopter safety 2019-07-15 [RMT]

UK-wide Amazon Prime Day protests 2019-07-15 [GMB]

‘Your days are numbered,’ Dave Prentis tells Tories in Durham speech 2019-07-15 [UNISON]

Resistance and Solidarity - Amazon workers demand a better deal this Prime Day 2019-07-15 [UNI]

Unite to investigate claims of collusion with construction blacklist 2019-07-14 [Guardian]

Summer travel chaos looms after Heathrow workers announce strike dates in pay dispute 2019-07-13 [Unite the union]

McCluskey tells the crowd at Durham Miners’ Gala ‘don't let this chance slip’ 2019-07-13 [Unite the union]

TSSA Seeks Urgent Thomas Cook Meeting and Jobs Guarantees 2019-07-13 [TSSA]

industry London airports to be hit by series of strikes during summer 2019-07-13 [The Guardian]

TUC warns of 'looming skills crisis' as workforce training drops 2019-07-12 [TUC]

Pilots union BALPA welcomes Thomas Cook restructuring announcement and calls on government to support the plan 2019-07-12 [BALPA]

TSSA Response To Network Rail Safety Taskforce 2019-07-12 [TSSA]

RMT calls for an absolute ban on contracting out after shocking report 2019-07-12 [RMT]

Summer holiday chaos for easyJet passengers as staff plan 17-day strike over pay 2019-07-12 [Daily Mirror]

London - Newham council faces five days of strikes over treatment of housing repair workers 2019-07-11 [Unite the union]

Welsh government Social Partnership bill will ensure 'trade union voice is clearly heard' 2019-07-11 [Unite the union]

MP raises union pensions concerns at PMQs 2019-07-11 [PCS]

Government needs to do more to 'save our shops' 2019-07-11 [USDAW]

BT loses latest attempt to switch pensions index 2019-07-11 [PensionsAge]

New data on strikes and union membership 2019-07-10 [Morning Star]

Government must introduce ethnicity pay gap reporting without delay, says TUC 2019-07-10 [TUC]

PCS urge Met Police to investigate ‘criminal use’ of agency staff to break strikes at government departments 2019-07-10 [PCS]

Unite, Unison, the GMB, CWU and Usdaw are backing the idea of a “confirmatory vote” on any deal agreed by the Tory government or a no-deal exit 2019-07-09 [Express]

This month in labour history

11-07-1977 20,000 join a national day of action in support of Grunwick strikers [more]

17-07-1974 The strike of 400 mostly Asian women workers at Imperial Typewriters in Leicester is called to an end. [more]