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Today's news - Wales

Art to help heal Penrhyn Castle's slate strike pain 2017-04-16 [BBC]

Welsh Assembly urged to support quality journalism as MP calls for inquiry into the future of Welsh print news 2017-03-28 [NUT]

Welsh government quizzed over grant to Newsquest following closure of Newport subbing hub 2017-03-10 [NUJ]

Unite anger as Barclays announces over 180 job losses with closure of mortgage centre 2017-03-08 [Unite]

St David's Day strike deadline looms over Ford Bridgend 2017-02-28 [Unite]

NUT Cymru Response to OECD Report 2017-02-28 [NUT]

Unions beat plan to slash libraries budget by £240k 2017-02-09 [Morning Star]

Hospital workers suspend pay row strike action 2017-02-01 [BBC]

NUT Cymru Respond to school categorisation 2017-01-31 [NUT]

Welsh Assembly decision to overturn Trade Union Act welcomed 2017-01-17 [GMB]

Labour moves to ditch strike rules in NHS and schools 2017-01-16 [BBC]

Welsh government tables bill to overturn Trade Union Act 2017-01-16 [Guardian]

Nuclear workers in strike threat at Wylfa and Trawsfynydd 2017-01-05 [Daily Post]

Welsh workers reveal what it's like to work on Boxing Day 2016-12-27 [Wales Online]

Union blasts 'completely unacceptable' delays as North Wales Councils fork out £15m settling equal pay 2016-12-12 [Daily Post]

‘Outstanding’ Aston Martin two-year pay deal applauded by Unite 2016-11-09 [Unite]

Devastating news for 350 workers at 2 Sisters Foods in Merthyr Tydfil 2016-11-02 [USDAW]

Workers in Wales still £12 a week worse off than before the crash, says Wales TUC 2016-10-27 [TUC]

End Zero Hours At Welsh Government Contractor 2016-10-17 [GMB]

Ballot shuts on Welsh university Unison pay strike 2016-09-19 [BBC]

GMB Welcomes 200,000 Tonne Hinkley Steel Order For Welsh Firm 2016-09-08 [GMB]

Newport workers hit picket line for second time 2016-07-16 [South Wales Argus]

Welsh government plans new law to protect workers' rights 2016-06-28 [The Guardian]

Museum workers reach deal over pay dispute 2016-06-25 [ITV]

Swansea meeting hears praise for striking museum workers 2016-06-09 [The Evening Post]

Politicians give backing to museum workers 2016-06-05 [The Evening Post]

Wales TUC reaction to tied Senedd vote 2016-05-12 [TUC]

South Wales College Cuts Hours 2016-05-04 [GMB]

Museum workers in Cardiff and Swansea hold protests as part of strike action in weekend pay row 2016-04-24 [Wales Online]

Welsh museum staff bullied into taking pay cut 2016-04-18 [PCS]

Workers At Welsh Museums Strike Over Pay 2016-03-26 [The News]

The moment steelworker Robert came to work as a woman called Rhian for the first time 2016-03-23 [Wales Online]

Allied Bakeries hot cross bun factory strike called off 2016-03-22 [BBC]

Allied Bakeries strike to hit hot cross buns baking 2016-03-19 [BBC]

UNISON manifesto launch in North Wales 2016-03-09 [UNISON]

Injured Swansea Prison worker wins Supreme Court ruling 2016-03-02 [BBC]

UCATT gets Welsh Government to take action on dangers of asbestos in housing 2016-02-17 [UCATT]

UNISON Cymru Wales will warn what society stands to lose with the UK Conservative government’s Trade Union Bill 2016-02-06 [UNISON]

Confidence Trade Union Bill 'will be rejected' in Wales 2016-01-23 [BBC]

RMT salutes rock solid strike action on Arriva Trains Wales 2016-01-04 [RMT]

ASLEF drivers at Arriva Trains Wales have voted overwhelmingly for strike action 2015-12-18 [ASLEF]

Cardiff steelworks explosion: Two workers dead following Celsa plant blast 2015-11-20 [Steelers Lounge]

Victorious Cardiff bus workers thank ITF affiliates for solidarity 2015-11-12 [ITF]

Welsh workers join colleagues from around UK to take battle over anti-strike bill to Westminster 2015-11-03 [Wales Online]

Will Heather Wakefield become the first female leader of the UK's biggest public services union? 2015-10-31 [Wales Online]

Welsh members rally against Trade Union Bill 2015-10-15 [UNISON]

Strike by Cardiff Bus workers suspended after pay offer 2015-10-10 [BBC]

UNISON lobby for pay justice for school and council workers 2015-10-02 [UNISON]

Caerphilly Council first in Wales to oppose “vindictive” Trade Union Bill 2015-09-30 [The Observer]

Unison applauds RCT council for introducing living wage for 3,000 employees in phased approach from October 1 2015-09-24 [walesonline.co.uk]

This month in labour history

6-04-1912 After 37 days, Britain's first national coalmining strike ends. It results in the passage of the Coal Mines (Minimum Wage) Act. [more]

6-04-1912 After 37 days, Britain's first national coalmining strike ends. It results in the passage of the Coal Mines (Minimum Wage) Act. [more]

10-04-1984 The House of Commons meets for an emergency debate on the role of police in the miners strike, [more]

15-04-1856 Tom Mann, British syndicalist and a leader of the dock strikes in 1889 and 1911, is born [more]

23-04-1914 First publication of the classic socialist novel 'The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists' [more]