Government needs a plan to boost pay and living standards, says TUC

Today's labour news

England South Western Railway - RMT today slammed the government for its total cop out 2020-01-22 [RMT]

UNISON welcomes probation report 2020-01-22 [UNISON]

GMB backs Lisa Nandy for Labour Leader and Angela Rayner for Deputy 2020-01-22 [GMB]

JLR jobs announcement a fresh blow to car industry 2020-01-22 [Unite the union]

Uncertain times mean working people need trade unions more than ever 2020-01-22 [Unite the union]

Northern Ireland Crane Co factory closure could lead to Belfast job losses 2020-01-22 [BBC]

Government needs a plan to boost pay and living standards, says TUC 2020-01-21 [TUC]

Young people are paying the price for youth centre closures, says UNISON 2020-01-21 [UNISON]

PCS reaction to Resolution Foundation report on Universal Credit 2020-01-21 [PCS]

Tory plan to guarantee train service during strikes is akin to slavery, union leader says 2020-01-20 [Inews]

Thousands of UK academics 'treated as second-class citizens' 2020-01-20 [Guardian]

The upstart unions taking on the gig economy and outsourcing 2020-01-20 [FT]

Electric bus sound could pose dangers 2020-01-19 [Risks TUC]

Chancellor’s position on EU alignment 'grossly negligent', manufacturing union warns 2020-01-19 [Unite the union]

AA staff face pensions 'nightmare' 2020-01-19 [GMB]

Brexit: 'No alignment' with EU on regulation, Javid tells business 2020-01-18 [BBC]

Left wing? You may be on police extremism list 2020-01-18 [Morning Star]

Royal Mail strikes could be in pipeline after union leader calls for fresh ballot 2020-01-18 [Socialist Worker]

Labour let the right shape both sides of the Brexit debate 2020-01-17 [Opendemocracy]

Birkbeck cleaners win fight to be directly employed 2020-01-17 [Unison ]

EPI on the Early Years Workforce 2020-01-17 [NEU]

Government Flybe review must develop a coherent regional transport strategy, urges Unite 2020-01-17 [Unite the union]

England Heathrow baggage could disappear into a void as baggage handlers strike over pay 2020-01-17 [Unite the union]

New figures show ‘dreadful record’ for creation of green jobs, says TUC 2020-01-17 [TUC]

One in five workers are banned from discussing their pay, TUC poll finds 2020-01-17 [TUC]

England Liverpool mail strike called off after company concedes deal 2020-01-17 [CWU]

Northern Ireland Health unions thank public as industrial action is suspended 2020-01-17 [BBC]

Grenfell: Johnson appoints engineer with links to the firm that made the tower's cladding to the inquiry 2020-01-17 [Morning Star]

Boris Johnson's pick to help lead Grenfell inquiry linked to cladding firm 2020-01-16 [The Guardian]

5,000 people died before being repaid over benefits error 2020-01-16 [The Guardian]

England Sheerness Docks strike off after GB Terminals drivers accept pay offer 2020-01-16 [Unite the union]

RMT demands government action as P&O double down on seafarer exploitation in Hull 2020-01-16 [RMT]

Members’ distress as more Crowns face the axe 2020-01-16 [CWU]

Northern Ireland health workers suspend strike and vote on government pay offer 2020-01-16 [UNISON]

TSSA Will Ballot Membership On Labour Leadership Contest 2020-01-16 [TSSA]

Trial of union leader for assault by megaphone collapses 2020-01-16 [The Guardian]

England Cops arrest trade unions lawyer on the picket line 2020-01-15 [Morning Star]

Worker reassurances needed after OVO Energy purchases SSE Energy Services 2020-01-15 [Unite the union]

Carillion collapse two years on, lessons not learned, hospitals unfinished and guilty unpunished 2020-01-15 [Unite the union]

Unite comment on Flybe rescue 2020-01-15 [Unite the union]

Scotland 'Priorities all wrong' GMB slams £100 million security costs for Glasgow COP 26 2020-01-15 [GMB]

FBU responds to HMICFRS annual report 2020-01-15 [FBU]

Don't miss out on your vote in the Labour leadership election! 2020-01-15 [TSSA]

NAHT president visits Isle of Man for AGM 2020-01-15 [Energy FM]

Northern Ireland Unions to consider £30m Stormont pay offer 2020-01-15 [BBC]

Being wealthy adds nine years to life expectancy, says study 2020-01-15 [The Guardian]

Deliver solidarity to Bootle post workers’ strikes 2020-01-15 [Socialist Worker]

Manuel Cortes Letter to Train Operating Companies (TOCs) On Railways Pension Scheme 2020-01-15 [TSSA]

Santander pay deal out to ballot 2020-01-15 [CWU]

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This month in labour history

11-01-1831 Dozens of workers are convicted of machine-breaking during the agricultural workers' rebellion commonly known as the Swing Riots [more]