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Shropshire Council's 'Bizarre' Working From Home Plan 2018-11-13 [GMB]

Corby borough council and Unite join forces for construction workers 2018-11-13 [Unite the union]

Cammell Laird: Unite union workers vote to strike over job fears 2018-11-10 [BBC]

NHS warned after sign language interpreting firm hit with £240,000 in damages 2018-11-08 [Unite the union]

Firefighters warn of unsafe cuts in Tyne and Wear 2018-11-08 [FBU]

RMT members rock solid in strike action on Central Line 2018-11-07 [RMT]

Union: senior management seem to hope that our members will simply give up if they refuse to budge. Today they will find out just how wrong they are! 2018-11-07 [ASLEF]

Central Line Tube strike: How will it affect you? 2018-11-07 [BBC]

London Tube strike: Havoc for hundreds of thousands as Central line and Waterloo and City line strikes begin 2018-11-07 [Evening Standard]

London tube strike CHAOS to hit commuters with TWO major lines out of use for 24 HOURS 2018-11-07 [Daily Express]

Chaos for London commuters with no Central Line tubes due to strikes as Heathrow to Paddington TfL trains face major delays due to track repair 2018-11-07 [Daily Mail]

Strike action hits Central Line and Waterloo & City Line, forcing commuters to find other ways to work 2018-11-07 [City A.M.]

Central line tube strike – Londoners face rush hour chaos as walkout brings network to halt 2018-11-07 [The Sun]

Tube strike – live updates: Central and Waterloo & City lines affected by TfL walkout 2018-11-07 [The Independent]

RMT suspends Piccadilly Line Tube drivers strike action 2018-11-06 [RMT]

Tube strike to hit three lines across London tomorrow 2018-11-06 [Metro]

TfL Tube strike: Central and Waterloo & City line walkout ON tomorrow as last-ditch talks fail 2018-11-06 [The Evening Standard]

Chaos for Tube passengers as workers on the Piccadilly and Central lines stage a 24-hour walkout on Wednesday amid warnings of escalating industrial action in the run-up to Christmas 2018-11-06 [Daily Mail]

Darlington Cleveland Bridge workers to go on strike in pay dispute 2018-11-06 [The Northern Echo]

Channel 4’s Leeds choice will boost jobs & skills in Yorkshire, says TUC 2018-11-05 [TUC]

South Western Railway workers in fresh strike over guards dispute 2018-11-04 [BBC]

Demo tomorrow to fight ‘callous’ decision to close Southampton care homes 2018-11-02 [Unite the union]

Veolia drivers in Cheshire to ballot for strike action in row over unpaid shifts 2018-11-02 [Unite the union]

Workers, who assist 670,000 passengers at Gatwick Airport, to strike in pay row 2018-11-01 [Unite the union]

Appledore shipyard closure ‘a hammer blow’ for the workers and Devon economy 2018-11-01 [Unite the union]

Tyneside teachers to take day of action 2018-10-31 [NASUWT]

I'm Marching With Uber Drivers Today Because Their Fight Is My Fight 2018-10-31 [Huffington Post]

Unite calls for fracking to be halted as further tremors strike Lancashire 2018-10-31 [Unite the union]

Strike ballot over ‘unnecessary’ job losses planned at Cammell Laird 2018-10-28 [Unite the union]

RMT members standing solid in fight for safety on Northern and South Western Railway 2018-10-28 [RMT]

RMT raises new safety warning over use of phoney guards 2018-10-26 [RMT]

London - RMT announces 24 hours of strike action on Central Line 2018-10-25 [RMT]

Mass Rally To Save Appledore Shipyard 2018-10-24 [GMB]

South Western Railway strike - RMT calls on the company to agree to talks to break deadlock 2018-10-24 [RMT]

London TravelWatch forced to postpone decision on Overground ticket offices 2018-10-23 [RMT]

Fighting for decent services, decent pay and decent jobs in Somerset 2018-10-23 [UNISON]

RMT members are standing united and determined again this morning on Northern Rail 2018-10-20 [RMT]

Unite challenge secures thousands for energy workers 2018-10-16 [Unite the union]

RMT protest in support of guards at Liverpool Lime Street Station this morning is joined by Chicken Man 2018-10-15 [RMT]

BECTU supports petition calling for recognition at Royal Albert Hall 2018-10-13 [BECTU]

Bolton hospital staff strike today and tomorrow for NHS pay 2018-10-11 [UNISON]

RMT confirms new phase of strike action on South Western Railway 2018-10-10 [RMT]

Cumbrian journalists decamp to council offices to discuss pay, after ban by Newsquest 2018-10-10 [NUJ]

Uber drivers strike across the UK in protest over workers' rights 2018-10-09 [CNBC]

Canning Town Library Nando's Plan Shelved 2018-10-09 [GMB]

Nando’s plans to replace historic east London library with restaurant blasted as an 'abomination' 2018-10-08 [Evening Standard]

Care-workers stage sit-in at residential home over pay protest 2018-10-05 [Tameside Reporter]

McDonald's, UberEats and Wetherpoon workers strike over pay 2018-10-04 [BBC]

Bolton hospital workers vow to go ahead with strike next week 2018-10-04 [UNISON]

RMT welcomes Labour Group of GLA support for campaign to save 51 Overground ticket offices 2018-10-03 [RMT]

This month in labour history

1-11-1976 Union of Postal Workers refuses to handle any mail for Grunwick, as the strike at the company continues. [more]

14-11-1913 Sympathy action breaks out in some British ports, like Liverpool, in support of workers in Dublin, but fails to spread. [more]

22-11-1900 2,800 workers at the Penrhyn quarry in Snowdonia, Wales, walk off the job over pay and union recognition. The strike last a staggering three years, one of the longest industrial disputes in British history. [more]

30-11-2011 Millions of public sector workers join the biggest single strike day since 1926, against the government's pension reforms. [more]