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RMT takes SOS 2020 campaign to Scottish Labour Party Conf 2017-02-21 [RMT]

Unite heartened by MPs’ exchanges backing Vauxhall workers 2017-02-21 [Unite]

BMW pension talks set to continue as threat of industrial action remains, warns Unite 2017-02-21 [Unite]

Response to Pensions Green Paper 2017-02-21 [GMB]

‘No backsliding’ on number of visits to families by health visitors, says Unite 2017-02-21 [Unite]

Digitisation and the future of work - what it means for unions 2017-02-21 [touchstoneblog]

Teacher Recruitment and Retention 2017-02-21 [NUT]

Government must ‘up its game’ to stamp out gender pay gap, says TUC For more info 2017-02-21 [TUC]

Pensions consultation must help more workers access good quality workplace schemes, says TUC 2017-02-20 [TUC]

Video - Union vows to fight on for pension justice 2017-02-20 [FBU]

Unite warns of pension theft as government floats final salary pension changes 2017-02-20 [Unite]

Trade union head to meet with Peugeot CEO over Opel takeover 2017-02-20 [RTÉ]

Southern Rail: Union Busting Bullies Exposed 2017-02-20 [Morning Star]

Usdaw calls on Camelot not to pull the rug from under The Food Retailer as administrators seek a buyer 2017-02-17 [USDAW]

PM 'Ducks Moorside Question' - hoping lights stay on 2017-02-17 [GMB]

Ceta Deal Blow For UK Sovereignty 2017-02-17 [GMB]

NUT-ATL Amalgamation Interview 2017-02-17 [NUT]

Unite urges Unilever to resist Kraft Heinz ‘predatory’ takeover bid 2017-02-17 [Unite]

Court of Appeal judgement on PDAU vs Boots case. Collective bargaining as a human right. For more info 2017-02-16 [PDA]

Train drivers reject deal on Southern Rail 2017-02-16 [ASLEF ]

Debenhams tops government’s minimum wage non-compliance list 2017-02-16 [employee benefits]

We can’t let Silicon Valley companies and their spin undermine workers’ rights  ActNOW!  2017-02-16 [Guardian]

RMT strike ballot opens today on Northern Rail 2017-02-16 [RMT]

School Funding Toolkit 2017-02-16 [NUT]

Time to prosecute minimum wage cheats, says TUC 2017-02-16 [TUC]

News From Steel Trade Unions 2017-02-16 [GMB]

TUC calls for end to repression of trade union activists in Bangladesh 2017-02-16 [TUC]

FBU deeply disappointed at pensions ruling 2017-02-16 [FBU]

Bad bosses should face jail for ‘wage theft’, says Unite, as 350 employers ‘named and shamed’ over failure to pay… 2017-02-16 [Unite]

Unions said workers had made sacrifices and now the UK Government had to do its bit to help the steel industry 2017-02-16 [ITV]

Ford sewing machinists’ strike in 1968 was not for equal pay 2017-02-16 [Guardian]

McCluskey calls upon government to step up to secure General Motors’ jobs and plants 2017-02-15 [Unite]

Government needs a plan to improve wages, says TUC 2017-02-15 [TUC]

Lowest real pay growth in two years requires action to prevent living standards crisis, says TUC 2017-02-15 [TUC]

Unite statement following the meeting with minister to discuss possible Vauxhall sale to Peugeot – ‘we will not accept… 2017-02-15 [Unite]

Worst NHS Figures Ever 'Badge Of Shame' 2017-02-14 [GMB]

Social Care System Could Collapse Without Brexit Plan 2017-02-14 [GMB]

Stop State Spying on Trades Unions 2017-02-14 [RMT]

Reinstate Kumaran Bose  ActNOW!  2017-02-14 [BFAWU ]

Journalists might face up to 14 years in jail 2017-02-14 [IFJ]

Re-launching our campaign in the Post Office 2017-02-14 [CWU]

Kerslake review of Treasury warns that austerity has failed 2017-02-14 [touchstoneblog]

Inquiries Needed Following Australian Power Cuts 2017-02-13 [GMB]

PCS to launch an alternative vision for the justice system 2017-02-13 [PCS]

NUJ will robustly defend the latest attempt to curtail press freedom 2017-02-13 [NUJ]

BMW warned of 'serious industrial action' over pensions 'robbery' 2017-02-13 [Unite]

Equivalent of at least a 1000 services a year running DOO 2017-02-13 [RMT]

RMT slams Britain's 'great rail rip off' 2017-02-13 [RMT]

The sharing economy creates a Dickensian world for workers – it masks a dark problem in the labour market 2017-02-13 [Independent]

BMW workers threaten strike over plan to shut UK pension scheme 2017-02-13 [The Guardian]

This month in labour history

10-02-1972 30,000 Birmingham engineers go on strike in solidarity with striking miners. Thousands of them march to Saltley Gate coke depot, overpowering police to shut the gates. [more]

17-02-2006 Royal Mail workers in Belfast return to work after a successful wildcat strike against victimisation [more]