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Union leaders call for Ruskin College to withdraw threats of staff dismissal and drop charges against UCU reps 2019-07-17 [UCU]

Lincolnshire health visitors striking over ‘no pay rises’ and erosion of professional standards 2019-07-16 [Unite the union]

Resounding support from local MPs for striking ISS members in Bootle and Liverpool 2019-07-16 [PCS]

UCU members at Nottingham College announce mammoth 15 days of strike action 2019-07-15 [UCU]

Hereford and Worcester firefighters enter trade dispute with fire service employer 2019-07-14 [FBU]

Parliament Workers Face ‘Unacceptable’ Abuse, Report Says 2019-07-12 [NYTimes]

30th National Hazards Conference, 26 – 28 July 2019, Uni of Keele 2019-07-11 [hazardscampaign.org.uk]

RMT accuses Tube bosses of playing fast and loose in pay talks 2019-07-11 [RMT]

The 135th Durham Miners’ Gala will be held on Saturday 13th July 2019 2019-07-10 [durhamminers.org]

Join PCS at the Durham Miners’ Gala 13 July 2019-07-10 [PCS]

Unfair dismissal case over Brighton FC sackings 2019-07-10 [GMB]

Outsourced ISS workers to strike tomorrow on Hitachi/Great Western Railway 2019-07-08 [RMT]

Bradford: NHS hospital staff to strike over 'backdoor privatisation' 2019-07-08 [Guardian]

Cambridge academics protest insecure work during open days 2019-07-06 [The Varsity]

Senior Conductors on East Midlands Trains will be taking strike action 2019-07-05 [RMT]

NUJ expresses 'disappointment' at Pride in London’s treatment of photographers 2019-07-05 [NUJ]

London - Join the PCS rally against outsourcing 17 July 2019-07-04 [PCS]

Manchester firefighters lobby MPs at Westminster 2019-07-04 [FBU]

Healthcare assistants threaten work-to-rule over pay disparities 2019-07-01 [The Courier]

Workers start overtime ban as Derby dispute escalates 2019-07-01 [The Business Desk]

Lib Dems call for sex work to be legalised as feminists campaign against Manchester venues 2019-06-30 [The Evening News]

Pharmacy staff vote to strike over pay dispute 2019-06-29 [The Courier]

Midlands Rail Hub Welcomed 2019-06-27 [TSSA]

Outsourced ISS workers to strike on Hitachi/Great Western Railway 2019-06-27 [RMT]

900 jobs to be lost with closure of Kerry Foods plant 2019-06-26 [RTÉ]

De La Rue job losses blamed on loss of Brexit passport contract 2019-06-26 [Unite the union]

Strike ballot opens this week in RMT fight over Tube cuts 2019-06-25 [RMT]

Heavy-handed bosses at Derby plant to make staff work 'up to an extra four weeks a year' 2019-06-24 [Unite the union]

South Yorkshire bus drivers postpone strike as mark of respect for Armed Forces Day 2019-06-24 [Unite the union]

Sellafield contractor Mitie agrees to pay Real Living Wage 2019-06-24 [GMB]

South Western Railway strikes: Five-day walkout ends but union workers are prepared for further action 2019-06-23 [The Evening Standard]

National Gallery staff given less than 3 days to decide their future 2019-06-21 [PCS]

Stansted easyJet ‘check-in chaos’ on cards, as workers ballot for strike action over ‘dismal’ pay 2019-06-19 [Unite the union]

South Western Railway workers begin five-day strike 2019-06-19 [BBC]

Government workers strike: It's a struggle to make ends meet 2019-06-18 [BBC]

RMT members rock solid in strike action 2019-06-18 [RMT]

Rail strike over guards to disrupt services in south-west England 2019-06-17 [Guardian]

Strike ballot at Sandwell College as row over sacked UCU activist escalates 2019-06-16 [UCU]

Birmingham mental health workers to strike over 'salami-sliced' services 2019-06-16 [Morning Star]

Imperial Typewriters strike project recalls 'shameful' union 2019-06-15 [BBC]

Secondary teachers 'want more flexible working patterns' 2019-06-14 [BBC]

Usdaw members at Sainsbury's Waltham Point Distribution Centre vote in favour of industrial action 2019-06-13 [USDAW]

Northampton bricklayer who became 'most blacklisted construction worker in Britain' dies 2019-06-12 [The Chronicle]

Food bank set up for striking Foreign Office cleaners in dispute over pay 2019-06-11 [The Mirror]

Brighton and Hove Albion ground staff sacking 'a witch-hunt' 2019-06-11 [BBC]

Science Museum Group workers' strike ballot in pay row 2019-06-11 [BBC]

Southampton hospital security staff vote to accept new pay offer 2019-06-10 [Unite the union]

Strikes and victories for outsourced workers across London 2019-06-08 [libcom.org]

UCL profits from outsourced workers 2019-06-07 [The Guardian]

Boohoo employees strike in Burnley town centre 2019-06-07 [LancsLive]

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]