Future of Work Commission needed to manage automation – TUC response to BEIS committee

Today's labour news

Northern Ireland Nurses to be balloted on strike action 2019-09-19 [BBC]

Climate crisis seen as 'most important issue' by public, poll shows 2019-09-19 [the Guardian]

Cast your ballot in the 2019 SoA Management Committee elections 2019-09-19 [Society of Authors]

Royal Mail workers poised to vote on biggest strike action in over a decade 2019-09-19 [Daily Mirror]

Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency - DVSA IT strike remains resolute in final week 2019-09-18 [PCS]

Capita pay pledge ‘better late than never’, says CWU 2019-09-18 [CWU]

Scotland Usdaw supporting members at Tesco's Murraygate store 2019-09-18 [USDAW]

England Firefighters win campaign to halt cuts in South Yorkshire 2019-09-18 [FBU]

Northern Ireland NUJ condemns Paisley attack on political editor 2019-09-18 [NUJ]

BALPA supports Thomas Cook’s future plan for airline 2019-09-18 [BALPA]

Asda profits rocket as they threaten staff with sack 2019-09-18 [GMB]

Thinktank challenges official statistics claiming average citizen is £128 poorer than a decade ago 2019-09-18 [Guardian]

Future of Work Commission needed to manage automation – TUC response to BEIS committee 2019-09-18 [TUC]

One in twenty do not receive holiday pay, report finds 2019-09-17 [Morning Star]

Northern Ireland Autistic civil servant goes to tribunal over disciplinary process 2019-09-17 [Belfast Telegraph]

Lorry drivers to protest at department of transport over dangerous threat to safety regulations 2019-09-16 [Unite the union]

GMB stages fresh Asda protests across the UK 2019-09-16 [GMB]

Government Must 'Not Drag Heels' Over Railways Arches Response - Cortes 2019-09-16 [TSSA]

Betfred failed to pay staff extra holiday wages for overtime work 2019-09-16 [Guardian]

ScotRail Control Staff Vote For Strike Action 2019-09-16 [TSSA]

RMT confirms strike action on Scottish Sleeper services 2019-09-16 [RMT]

Northern Ireland NAHT school principals balloted on strike action 2019-09-16 [BBC]

John McDonnell: Labour will end the outsourcing racket 2019-09-16 [Morning Star]

Corbyn calls for green industrial revolution – and pledges no sweetheart deals with Trump 2019-09-16 [Morning Star]

Illegal work practices 'far too common' says think tank study 2019-09-16 [BBC]

‘Green New Deal’ campaign set to dominate Labour conference 2019-09-16 [Labour List]

British Airways pilots strike for workers’ fair share of profits 2019-09-16 [ITF]

TUC passes motion for Israel boycott at annual conference 2019-09-15 [Jewish News/Times of Israel]

Out-of-pocket workers to take on outsourcing giant in legal battle 2019-09-15 [UNISON]

SSE planned sale shows precarious nature of UK energy market, says UNISON 2019-09-15 [UNISON]

25% of households at risk of homelessness are in work 2019-09-15 [The Observer]

Royal Mail workers: fighting a package of attacks 2019-09-14 [Socialist Worker]

Shop closures and self-checkouts cost tens of thousands of women's jobs 2019-09-13 [Guardian]

Unite issues warning over SSE Energy Services sale 2019-09-13 [Unite the union]

Scotland Type 31e contract award ‘recognition’ of highly-skilled Rosyth workforce 2019-09-13 [Unite the union]

UK petrol production under threat from no deal Brexit, warns Unite 2019-09-13 [Unite the union]

Yellowhammer papers reveal risk of care home closures 2019-09-13 [GMB]

Irresponsible and inconsiderate of BA to cancel flights rather than negotiate 2019-09-13 [BALPA]

Campaigning against hate attacks and right-wing rhetoric 2019-09-13 [PCS]

Tube workers to take industrial action over violence at work 2019-09-13 [RMT]

An election is coming, so … register to vote 2019-09-13 [UNISON]

Scotland Diageo unions demand 5% pay rise as they prepare for strikes - source 2019-09-13 [Euronews]

A four-day working week is common sense – but the state must make it happen 2019-09-13 [The Guardian]

Labour considers implementing 35-hour working week by 2030 2019-09-13 [Morning Star]

London backs Unite’s blacklisting charter 2019-09-13 [Morning Star]

Capita increases pay for almost 6,000 workers to real living wage 2019-09-13 [Guardian]

Northern Ireland 'It has validated what we already knew - that the work is out there': Harland and Wolff union representative 2019-09-13 [Belfast Telegraph]

Northern Ireland Fórsa seeks Aer Lingus engagement on Belfast routes 2019-09-13 [Fórsa]

Northern Ireland Stormont reviews no-deal Brexit plans as trade union calls for staff boycott 2019-09-13 [Irish News]

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This month in labour history

2-09-1976 All 137 Grumwick strikers are sacked by the company. [more]

11-09-1860 Dockers union leader Ben Tillett was born [more]

15-09-1913 Over 10,000 English railwaymen refuse to handle Dublin goods in an official sympathy strike with locked-out Irish workers. [more]

28-09-1995 Liverpool dockers are locked out by their employer, sparking a two-year struggle for their jobs and livelihoods. [more]