Low inflation leaves road clear for major investment to boost recovery, says TUC

Today's labour news

Devolved authorities and unions issue joint demand for creation of a UK Aerospace Taskforce 2020-09-19 [Unite the union]

Care workers deserve pay to reflect their value, says UNISON 2020-09-19 [UNISON]

Northern Ireland Coronavirus: fears 1,800 aerospace jobs 'at risk' 2020-09-19 [BBC]

SEN pupils' transport 'tragedy waiting to happen' 2020-09-18 [GMB]

Self-isolating and sick care staff need proper pay 2020-09-18 [UNISON]

Luton Airport jobs hammer blow as government inaction bites 2020-09-18 [Unite the union]

Threat to Sizewell C jobs should energise ministers into action 2020-09-18 [Unite the union]

Usdaw welcomes clarification that spitting and coughing is assault 2020-09-18 [USDAW]

 VIDEO  Sign up for PCS reps meeting on coronavirus safety and no forced return to workplaces 2020-09-18 [PCS]

Wikileaks as important as the Pentagon Papers 2020-09-18 [NUJ]

CWU fury over ‘needless’ compulsory redundancy threat in BT Group Functions 2020-09-18 [CWU]

Lessons from the Gig Economy for Transforming Public Services 2020-09-18 [The Bullet / Ursula Huws]

Northern Ireland Moore Concrete adds 35 staff during pandemic 2020-09-18 [Irish News]

Northern Ireland 40 jobs to go as Ards print firm goes into administration 2020-09-18 [Irish News]

Aslef tube ballot returns overwhelming 95.2% yes vote for strike 2020-09-18 [Counterfire]

RMT votes for strike to 'bring Caledonian Sleeper to its knees' 2020-09-17 [The Scotsman]

Education Support survey on Covid pressures on schools 2020-09-17 [NEU]

Sizewell apprentice announcement demonstrates value of new build nuclear power stations 2020-09-17 [Unite the union]

MP Chris Grayling’s £100,000 part time Felixstowe port job ‘insult’ to staff shouldering pay reductions 2020-09-17 [Unite the union]

RMT Leader Mick Cash responds to Chris Grayling appointment For more info 2020-09-17 [RMT]

Care home cash welcome - but full sick pay best way to combat COVID 2020-09-17 [GMB]

Citizen’s Advice calls for increased Post Office funding 2020-09-17 [CWU]

Retired members’ committee announces care webinar 2020-09-17 [UNISON]

Northern Ireland Jobless rate could rise to 10% as changes during lockdown mean some jobs no longer viable, warn economists 2020-09-17 [Belfast Telegraph]

DHL Parcel Workers Must Be Paid for Covid-19 Related Absences, CWU Say 2020-09-17 [CWU]

UN highlights ongoing targeting and harassment of BBC Persian journalists 2020-09-16 [NUJ]

Northern Ireland Redundancies double and unemployment rises to 2.9% 2020-09-16 [Belfast Telegraph]

Northern Ireland Threat to 62 jobs at WiggleCRC Co Antrim warehouse with some staff offered move to England 2020-09-16 [Belfast News Letter]

Northern Ireland Stormont informed by 90 firms of 6,800 planned redundancies during pandemic 2020-09-16 [Irish News]

Northern Ireland Translink plan £20m cost savings 2020-09-16 [Newry.ie]

Northern Ireland Coronavirus: More than 30 job losses at Hillsborough Castle 2020-09-16 [BBC]

Unite welcomes British Airways partial u-turn on fire and rehire 2020-09-16 [Unite the union]

Photographers call on News UK to ditch exploitative contract 2020-09-16 [NUJ]

Energy White Paper urgently needed in the wake of Hitachi withdrawing from Wylfa nuclear project 2020-09-16 [Unite the union]

Less than half of school staff given COVID-19 health and safety training 2020-09-16 [GMB]

Unite calls for leaked document on post-Brexit chaos in Kent to be released 2020-09-16 [Unite the union]

Stop private sector outsourcing, as NHS laboratories ‘sidelined’ for Covid-19 testing 2020-09-16 [Unite the union]

Can the tsunami of covid work clusters be stopped - Thursday 24th September – 18.00-19.30pm 2020-09-16 [Hazards Campaign]

Low inflation leaves road clear for major investment to boost recovery, says TUC 2020-09-16 [TUC]

Gail Cartmail is new TUC President 2020-09-16 [BWI]

Glasgow City Council in GMB Scotland compensation bid 2020-09-16 [Glasgow Evening Times]

Northern Ireland Women will bear brunt of redundancies due to Covid in hospitality and retail sectors, warn business bosses 2020-09-15 [Belfast Telegraph]

Northern Ireland Pace of job losses picks up as firms respond to closing phase of furlough scheme 2020-09-15 [Irish News]

'Bus drivers were forced to play Russian roulette' – the shocking truth about the death of Mervyn Kennedy 2020-09-15 [The Guardian]

Women lose state pension age appeal against government 2020-09-15 [BBC]

Tribunal awards 10 UK homecare workers £10,000 each in back pay 2020-09-15 [The Guardian]

TUC 2020: O’Grady calls on government to repay key workers by scrapping zero-hours contracts 2020-09-15 [Morning Star]

TUC 2020: A trade deal with Trump could erode workers' rights, congress hears 2020-09-15 [Morning Star]

Biggest jump in UK redundancies since 2009 2020-09-15 [Guardian]

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This month in labour history

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]