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McDonald’s, Wetherspoons & TGI Friday to strike at SAME TIME – will you be affected? 2018-09-23 [Brinkwire]

Midlands college facing financial collapse refused to heed warnings 2018-09-23 [UNISON]

Uber Eats couriers' pay protest brings traffic to a halt in central London 2018-09-21 [The Guardian]

RMT calls 48 hours of strike action on South Western Railway as company continues to refuse serious talks 2018-09-20 [RMT]

Wetherspoon's and McDonald's staff to strike together 2018-09-20 [The Guardian]

RMT blasts Northern Rail for collapsing latest talks in guards' safety dispute 2018-09-19 [RMT]

Usdaw congratulates Sadiq Khan on his reselection as Labour candidate for the next London Mayoral election 2018-09-17 [USDAW]

Union hails trust’s u-turn on private company plans a ‘fantastic victory’ 2018-09-16 [UNISON]

Kirklees bin workers to take 'indefinite' strike action 2018-09-15 [BBC]

Eurostar's London staff to strike over 'shocking' working conditions 2018-09-14 [The Local]

Journalists knocked sideways by more Newsquest cuts 2018-09-13 [NUJ]

GMB Slams Sports Direct And XPO Over Depot Closure 2018-09-08 [GMB]

Health visiting in Birmingham ‘in meltdown’, warns Unite 2018-09-07 [Unite the union]

Albert Hall members take recognition battle to next level 2018-09-07 [BECTU]

Birmingham Home Care Workers Dispute 2018-09-07 [TUC]

South Western Railway workers vote to continue strikes 2018-09-06 [BBC]

Protest against the Tories in Birmingham 2018-09-06 [PCS]

Crane workers in Sunderland vote to accept improved pay deal 2018-09-06 [Unite the union]

Amazon centre ‘is one of most dangerous workplaces in UK’ 2018-09-06 [The Express]

Amazon warehouse workers protest after ambulances called out to 'danger factory' 115 times 2018-09-06 [Live]

London - RMT to fight Arriva Rail London's proposed 88 Ticket Office Closures 2018-09-05 [RMT]

TSSA responds to ticket office closures announced today on London Overground 2018-09-05 [TSSA]

RMT members standing united and determined in fight for safety on Northern and South Western Railway 2018-09-02 [RMT]

Unite labels South Yorkshire police dress code as ‘draconian’ 2018-09-01 [Unite the union]

London - TSSA dismay at news of Crossrail delay 2018-08-31 [TSSA]

South Western Railway workers hold three-day strike 2018-08-31 [BBC]

Prentis tells Birmingham care strikers ‘we will win’ 2018-08-30 [UNISON]

‘Think again’ UNISON tells North East health trust over subco plans 2018-08-29 [UNISON]

Firefighters from the West Midlands will join anti-racist demonstrators on 1 September 2018-08-29 [fbu]

More train strike grief to look forward to next month 2018-08-24 [Daily Express]

Support the Brixton McDonald’s workers at the #McStrike solidarity party, 31st Aug, Brixton Pound Cafe 2018-08-22 [Buzz]

Why I’m striking for sick pay, pensions and a fair wage for cleaners like me 2018-08-22 [Red Pepper]

RMT strike action by key group of staff at London Underground’s Ruislip Depot 2018-08-21 [RMT]

Bank Holiday Airport Strike 2018-08-20 [GMB]

South Western Railway workers hold fifth guard strike 2018-08-18 [BBC]

Liverpool John Lennon Airport staff vote to strike could cause Bank Holiday 'chaos' 2018-08-17 [Chester Chronicle]

RMT confirms new strike dates on South Western Railway 2018-08-16 [RMT]

South Western Railway workers to stage fresh strikes in guards dispute 2018-08-16 [Dorset Echo]

Suffolk firm’s demand for extra Saturday working prompts industrial action ballot 2018-08-15 [Unite the union]

RMT calls for Northern to be stripped of franchise 2018-08-13 [RMT]

Over a thousand trade unionists gather for South Yorkshire Festival 2018-08-12 [Morning Star]

Three more Northern rail strike dates over train guard dispute 2018-08-10 [BBC]

'Unpaid leave’ plan for Somerset county council staff is due to financial incompetence, says Unite 2018-08-10 [Unite the union]

Sunderland crane workers to take strike action tonight over ‘inadequate’ pay offer 2018-08-09 [Unite the union]

London bus company Metroline warned to end religious discrimination of bus driver 2018-08-09 [Unite the union]

Unite secures North West highways umbrella company ban 2018-08-08 [Unite the union]

Cleaners protest at Ministry of Justice for London living wage 2018-08-07 [The Guardian]

Our whole union stands by our members in Northamptonshire 2018-08-07 [UNISON]

Manchester Metrolink tram workers accept three year pay deal 2018-08-07 [Unite the union]

Tolpuddle Martyrs - Shire Hall Historic Courthouse Museum, Dorchester 2018-08-07 [Guardian]

This month in labour history

2-09-1976 All 137 Grumwick strikers are sacked by the company. [more]

11-09-1860 Dockers union leader Ben Tillett was born [more]

15-09-1913 Over 10,000 English railwaymen refuse to handle Dublin goods in an official sympathy strike with locked-out Irish workers. [more]

28-09-1995 Liverpool dockers are locked out by their employer, sparking a two-year struggle for their jobs and livelihoods. [more]