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Today's news - Northern Ireland

Health staff could miss out on pay deal 2018-03-22 [Belfast Telegraph]

Employment growth 'due to EU migrants' 2018-03-20 [BBC]

Health visitor shortage causing baby review backlog 2018-03-15 [BBC]

Kilroot closure: Council faces £1.3m loss in rates income 2018-03-14 [BBC]

'Shankill Saidie' earns Blue Plaque 2018-03-09 [BBC]

Policing Board employment case raises serious questions 2018-03-09 [Irish News]

Attacks on teacher pay must be resisted, conference hears 2018-03-10 [Irish News]

Queen's University students won't be compensated over strike 2018-03-10 [BBC]

Tayto and Moy Park fined over low wages 2018-03-09 [BBC]

Lecturer compensated £16,500 and gets job back after unfair dismissal 2018-03-03 [Armagh I]

PM must face down hardliners to protect Good Friday Agreement, says TUC 2018-03-01 [TUC]

Lecturers on strike at Queen's and Ulster universities 2018-02-22 [BBC]

Students back university staff in strike over pensions dispute 2018-02-22 [Belfast News Letter]

Lecturers on strike at Queen's and Ulster universities 2018-02-22 [BBC]

Lagan Construction Group: Firms set to enter administration 2018-02-20 [BBC]

Just six extra border force staff, says union 2018-02-15 [Belfast Telegraph]

Union issues children poverty warning 2018-02-15 [Belfast Telegraph]

Wrightbus: Up to 95 jobs under threat 2018-02-13 [BBC]

Women footballers claim their expenses are not being covered 2018-02-11 [RTÉ]

NUJ supports BBC Northern Ireland reporter intimidated by vigilante group 2018-02-07 [NUJ]

Williams Industrial Services: Nearly 150 jobs lost 2018-02-07 [BBC]

Low wages are blamed for shortage of hotel staff 2018-01-31 [Belfast Telegraph]

Catholics face higher unemployment than Protestants 2018-01-31 [Irish Times]

Bombardier ruling 'Sweet Relief' 2018-01-29 [GMB]

270 Jobs At Risk At Kilroot Power Station, in Belfast 2018-01-27 [GMB]

Workers ‘jubilant’ as Bombardier tariff threat lifted 2018-01-27 [Unite the union]

Great news for Bombardier, but Trump is still a threat to UK workers, says TUC 2018-01-27 [TUC]

Bombardier wins fight against huge tariffs on aircraft imports 2018-01-27 [Guardian]

Relief for 1,000 workers in Belfast as US jet tariff overturned 2018-01-27 [Irish Independent]

Bombardier: PM holds talks with US president 2018-01-26 [BBC]

Ballykelly civil servants move may not hit target 2018-01-26 [BBC]

Kilroot power station faces shutdown with loss of 240 jobs 2018-01-26 [BBC]

UK government criticised for role in Bombardier dispute 2018-01-24 [BBC]

Bombardier workers wait on US tariff ruling 2018-01-22 [Irish Times]

Unions won't 'wave white flag' in ongoing Bombardier dispute 2018-01-19 [Belfast Telegraph]

Inadequate gritting 'puts drivers in danger' - union 2018-01-18 [BBC]

Automation will put half of jobs at risk 2018-01-18 [BBC]

'Lifeline' for Carillion to continue some work 2018-01-17 [Belfast Telegraph]

Ulster University misses staff compensation deadline 2018-01-17 [BBC]

Carillion confirms staff will be paid, says union 2018-01-16 [BBC]

Chief nursing officer says emergency departments 'not in crisis' 2018-01-15 [BBC]

Health service cannot keep relying heavily on agency staff, says chief nursing officer 2018-01-14 [irishexaminer.com]

Sinn Féin and SDLP call for return of 50:50 PSNI recruitment 2018-01-12 [Irish Times]

Unite accuses government of ‘raising the white flag’ in Bombardier tariff fight 2018-01-10 [Unite the union]

Red Cross set to end ambulance service 2018-01-10 [RTÉ]

Union chief slates 'unprecedented' use of charity volunteers to provide nursing cover in busy hospital 2018-01-03 [Irish News]

US finds against Bombardier in Boeing dispute 2017-12-21 [BBC]

US Trade Commission urged to set aside ‘job crushing’ Bombardier tariffs 2017-12-21 [Unite the union]

'Startlingly bleak' report warns public services face deep cuts 2017-12-20 [Belfast Telegraph]

Sacked worker says £27m lottery winner boss ‘drove him close to suicide’ 2017-12-20 [Belfast Telegraph]

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]