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Today's news - England

Teesside University bans trade union from meeting about professors' futures 2017-07-21 [UCU]

GSK announces change in investment strategy that threatens UK job losses, warns Unite 2017-07-21 [Unite]

Government abandons electrification - Midland Main Line - Great Western Line - Lake District 2017-07-21 [ASLEF]

ASLEF meets DfT about the Southern Rail dispute 2017-07-20 [ASLEF]

London - Royal Opera House members seek 4% increase 2017-07-20 [BECTU]

Theatre staff at Warrington and Halton Hospital NHS Trust vote overwhelmingly for industrial action in four-year dispute 2017-07-20 [Unite]

Crane strike threat to Retail Quarter 2017-07-18 [The Star]

Unite backs call to drive up standards and tackle safety on London’s buses 2017-07-18 [Unite]

Birmingham waste collection strikes to last until September 2017-07-18 [BBC]

Birmingham council bosses accused of ‘game playing’ as refuse workers announce August walkouts 2017-07-18 [Unite]

ASLEF, the train drivers’ union, has condemned the way that private companies make enormous profits at public expense 2017-07-17 [ASLEF]

Sheffield - Further week of strike action at Sheffield Eastern Avenue Jobcentre 2017-07-16 [PCS]

Now showing at the Ritzy: low pay and exploitation 2017-07-13 [The Guardian]

Professional/Administrative Assistant - Helpdesk Support Analyst (Ref: RM40) 2017-07-13 [NUT]

Surrey Fire and Rescue Service forced to call on three other brigades to respond to two fires 2017-07-13 [FBU]

Unite hails victory in M&S food delivery dispute 2017-07-12 [Unite]

Unite reaction to Aviva decision to close Southend site with 120 job cuts 2017-07-12 [Unite]

Cleaners at London hospitals stage seven-day strike over pay 2017-07-12 [The Guardian]

Tata Sells Hartlepool Saw Pipe Mills 2017-07-12 [GMB]

Lincolnshire Co-op staff are shocked by the proposed closure of two distribution centres 2017-07-12 [USDAW]

Firefighters at the Sellafield nuclear site have set the date for a 24-hour strike in a dispute over pay 2017-07-11 [BBC]

Sellafield Firefighters To Strike on July 24 2017-07-10 [GMB]

Rail strikes on Northern, Southern and Merseyrail 2017-07-10 [BBC]

Strikes hit Northern, Merseyrail and Southern routes 2017-07-09 [BBC]

Jeremy Corbyn helps draw record crowds to Durham Miners' Gala 2017-07-08 [Evening Chronicle]

Disruption expected as Northern Rail workers stage strike 2017-07-07 [ITV]

Firefighters at Sellafield nuclear plant to go on strike 2017-07-07 [Newstalk]

TfL bosses take away cold water from Tube drivers 2017-07-06 [ASLEF]

Picturehouse investigates allegations of ‘cyber attacks’ by union members 2017-07-06 [The Citizen]

Workers across four London hospitals to take strike action in battle against low pay 2017-07-03 [Unite]

TUC Northern launch The Great Jobs Quiz 2017-07-03 [TUC]

More strikes at Picturehouse this Friday 7 July 2017-07-03 [BECTU]

Taxi firm at centre of union's 'bogus self-employment' case 2017-07-03 [The Telegraph]

Virgin use DfT against ASLEF 2017-07-03 [ASLEF]

Birmingham refuse workers' complete first strike day 2017-07-01 [BBC]

Last Ditch Talks to Avert Sellafield Firefighters’ Strike Adjourned until next Week 2017-07-01 [GMB]

Hillsborough families deserve justice but shouldn't have had to wait almost 3 decades for this decision, says GMB 2017-07-01 [GMB]

The 133rd Durham Miners’ Gala will be held on Saturday 8th July 2017 2017-06-30 [durhamminers.org]

PCS supports the Durham Miners Gala 2017-06-30 [PCS]

Birmingham's refuse workers go on strike 2017-06-30 [BBC]

Kensington council must lift ban on media reporting 2017-06-29 [NUJ]

Birmingham council refuse workers to strike over job losses and ‘bullying culture’ tomorrow 2017-06-29 [Unite]

Bentley workers secure ground breaking multi-year pay deal 2017-06-27 [Unite]

11 July Tolpuddle seminar – building the union movement 2017-06-27 [PCS]

Raise your voices for public services on Saturday 2017-06-26 [UNISON]

NEC statement on Finsbury Park terror attack 2017-06-23 [PCS]

More strikes at College of North West London 2017-06-23 [UCU]

Unions aren’t to blame for the Southern Rail situation. They’re trying to help 2017-06-23 [touchstoneblog]

RMT confirms a further three days of strike action on Arriva Rail North in guards' safety dispute 2017-06-22 [RMT]

A firefighter who attended Grenfell tower has written this 2017-06-22 [Rank and File]

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]