The number of children growing up in poverty in working households has risen by 800,000 since 2010

Today's labour news

England The number of fire fatalities is on the rise in Surrey 2019-11-23 [FBU]

Judge compares Post Office bosses to ‘mid-Victorian factory-owners’ 2019-11-23 [CWU]

IFJ fight back against online trolling of women journalists 2019-11-22 [NUJ]

Pay claims lodged with Capita for all O2 and Tesco Mobile contract staff 2019-11-22 [CWU]

UNISON announces health strike dates in Northern Ireland 2019-11-22 [UNISON]

Scotland Eight days of strikes at Scottish universities on from Monday 2019-11-22 [UCU]

Settled status: UNISON can help 2019-11-22 [UNISON]

Labour manifesto is a radical and ambitious plan that’s transformative for transport and the whole country 2019-11-22 [ASLEF]

PCS members at Ealing again vote overwhelmingly for action 2019-11-22 [PCS]

Wales Strike action ballot to commence at First Hydro in Dinorwig and Ffestiniog power stations 2019-11-22 [Unite the union]

Solidarity expressed for Palestinian photojournalist Moath Amarneh 2019-11-22 [NUJ]

This is a manifesto with UNISON’s priorities at its heart 2019-11-22 [UNISON]

Unite reaction to launch of Labour’s manifesto 2019-11-22 [Unite the union]

Labour's manifesto offers real change for working people 2019-11-22 [USDAW]

Six ways the police ‘abused their power’ during the Extinction Rebellion protests 2019-11-22 [DesmogUK]

Liz Truss must release records of US-UK trade talks following drug prices 'pledge' 2019-11-22 [Global Justice Now]

England Westex Carpets staff to strike over ‘insulting’ pay freeze 2019-11-21 [Unite the union]

Unite launches plans for radical improvements to UK transport system 2019-11-21 [Unite the union]

TSSA Calls For Government Action On Arriva 2019-11-21 [TSSA]

CWU lodges appeal against High Court judgment 2019-11-21 [Morning Star]

UCU accuses universities of 'playing games' after they offer to talk about anything but pay 2019-11-21 [UCU]

Union warns of further strikes in universities row 2019-11-21 [Guardian]

RMT has welcomed the commitment by Labour to end Driver Only Operation (DOO) 2019-11-21 [RMT]

Labour will guarantee a guard on every train to boost accessibility 2019-11-21 [Labour List]

Labour pledges “housing revolution” with biggest social housing plan since the 60s 2019-11-21 [Morning Star]

World Toilet Day: UK transport workers denied toilet dignity 2019-11-20 [Unite the union]

RMT responded to the latest mechanical failure of a helicopter transporting offshore oil and gas workers 2019-11-20 [RMT]

GMB demands reassurances over TATA job cuts 2019-11-20 [GMB]

TUC welcomes Labour’s crackdown on poverty 2019-11-20 [TUC]

Brexit talks - the brutal reckoning that awaits the UK 2019-11-20 [FT]

scandal of 30,000 NHS workers on zero hours contracts 2019-11-20 [GMB]

SoA urges Government to support increase in rate per loan payments for 2018-19 2019-11-20 [Society of Authors]

Labour declares war on 'modern scourge' of poverty stalking Britain 2019-11-20 [Morning Star]

Usdaw shows solidarity with CWU members in Royal Mail 2019-11-19 [USDAW]

The number of children growing up in poverty in working households has risen by 800,000 since 2010 2019-11-18 [TUC]

England RMT calls for SWR to be stripped of franchise 2019-11-18 [RMT]

Northern Ireland Unite's health workers to vote on industrial action 2019-11-18 [BBC]

Labour manifesto to promise dramatic shift in workers rights 2019-11-17 [The Guardian]

Unite statement on ‘dire’ NHS hospital waiting times and delays in A and E 2019-11-16 [Unite the union]

Compulsory redundancy threat in BT Enterprise provokes CWU response in Consumer 2019-11-16 [CWU]

Firefighters condemn 'complete failure' of UK fire safety system 2019-11-16 [FBU]

England Long-running dispute at Nottingham College ends as college agrees deal on pay and workload 2019-11-16 [UCU]

Labour’s free broadband policy shows the power of the trade unions 2019-11-16 [New Statesman]

Northern Ireland Unite members at ABP declare victory after determined industrial action yields results 2019-11-15 [Unite]

Northern Ireland Midwives to vote on industrial action 2019-11-15 [Nursing in Practice]

Next government must deliver real change for working women, says TUC 2019-11-15 [TUC]

New NHS waiting times show Tories are not fit to run NHS 2019-11-15 [Unison ]

Pay campaign update: working to win 2019-11-15 [PCS]

Unelected Judge Tramps on Workers’ Right To Strike 2019-11-15 [Scottish Socialist Party]

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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]