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Last part of series of interviews with women workers from west London 2018-03-19 [AWW]

29 March: sticker up - show your support for PCS payday activities 2018-03-19 [PCS]

RMT demands Government respect for transport staff working round the clock to keep Britain moving 2018-03-19 [RMT]

Unite representatives to quiz Melrose bosses on debt-fuelled takeover bid 2018-03-19 [Unite the union]

Fast, loud and agile unions - precarious employment - the future 2018-03-19 [Guardian]

NHS whistleblower protections should have been implemented ‘a lot sooner’ 2018-03-19 [Morning Star]

#NoCapitulation: How one hashtag saved the UK university strike 2018-03-18 [Wired]

Obituary - union leader who played a key role in the 1986 Wapping dispute 2018-03-18 [Guardian]

6 Important Stories You Might Have Missed Because Of The Salisbury Nerve Agent Attack 2018-03-18 [HuffPost]

#NoCapitulation: How one hashtag saved the UK university strike 2018-03-18 [WIRED]

University strikes remain on as UCU rejects proposals 2018-03-18 [ucu]

UCU calls on Home Secretary to address academics' immigration concerns 2018-03-18 [ucu]

Britain's ethnic workers face lower pay, bullying, harassment: union leader 2018-03-18 [xinhuanet]

Interviews with west London women workers - part 4 2018-03-17 [AWW]

Stephen Hawking should be remembered as a champion of public healthcare 2018-03-17 [PSI]

Acas conciliators vote for industrial action 2018-03-17 [PCS]

BME people still facing racism and discrimination at work, says TUC 2018-03-17 [TUC]

Rail union calls walkout for Easter bank holiday 2018-03-17 [The Times]

Eight out of 10 academies in deficit, say accountants 2018-03-17 [BBC]

BBC calls for talks with Iran over BBC Persian journalists 2018-03-17 [NUJ]

MP's bid to ban unpaid trial shifts fails 2018-03-16 [BBC]

Unilever's decision to move headquarters to Rotterdam exposes the UK’s weak takeover laws says Usdaw 2018-03-16 [USDAW]

Historic editions of Firefighter magazine made available online for first time 2018-03-16 [FBU]

Blog: United Utilities workers are on strike to defend their right to a fair pension 2018-03-16 [UNISON]

Call for external examiners to resign at pension strike universities 2018-03-16 [UCU]

Chancellor’s spring statement 2018-03-16 [NUT]

BALPA launches a bid to host a major pilot conference in Manchester 2018-03-16 [BALPA]

English schools having to spend more than they get to educate pupils 2018-03-16 [UNISON]

National minimum wage drives increases in UK Theatre pay 2018-03-16 [BECTU]

Water workers go on strike 2018-03-16 [2br]

Unilever Leaving UK For Protection 2018-03-16 [GMB]

Men paid 2½ times more per hour than women at HSBC 2018-03-16 [Irish Times]

Toothless takeover rules must be overhauled as Unilever moves to Rotterdam, says Unite 2018-03-15 [Unite the union]

Nursing by association - new breed of healthcare professional coming 2018-03-15 [UNISON]

TGI Fridays ‘named and shamed’ over unpaid trial shifts 2018-03-15 [Unite the union]

Toxic combination of private profiteering and cuts decimating local bus services 2018-03-15 [RMT]

Spy Scandal Shows We Can't Rely On Russia For Gas 2018-03-15 [GMB]

MPs call for unpaid shifts to be illegal 2018-03-15 [BBC]

Interviews with west London women workers - Part 3 2018-03-15 [AWW]

New spycops revelations underline the need for blacklisting public inquiry 2018-03-14 [Unite the union]

Talks imminent on PCS pay claim 2018-03-14 [PCS]

'Cruel' School Dinner Cap 2018-03-14 [GMB]

This is where the gender pay gap starts – with teenage workers 2018-03-14 [The Guardian]

ITN reveals 19.6% gender pay gap 2018-03-14 [Belfast Telegraph]

PCS urges Gauke to block more courts privatisation 2018-03-14 [PCS]

Unite lays out roadmap to put UK car industry in the fast lane of electric vehicle technology 2018-03-14 [Unite the union]

Want to save your job and make more money? Buy out your boss 2018-03-14 [Guardian]

National Grid Realise Britain Needs Gas 2018-03-14 [GMB]

Jennie Formby looks set to be Labour's general secretary 2018-03-14 [Guardian]

'Ostrich' Chancellor Makes Spring Statement 2018-03-14 [GMB]

This month in labour history

1-03-1912 The Miners Federation of Great Britain commences the first national coalminers' strike, for a minimum wage. [more]

3-03-1985 A Special Delegate Conference of the NUM votes by 98-91 for a return to work after the year-long miners' strike. [more]

11-03-2014 Bob Crow - RMT leader died [more]