Decade of cuts has held back the economy leaving it ‘desperate for investment’, says TUC

Today's labour news

McCluskey blames Brexit stance: 'The reason for Labour's defeat is starring us in the face' 2019-12-15 [Unite the Union]

New growth figures leave Boris Johnson's boast of a 'strong economy' in tatters 2019-12-15 [TUC]

South Western Railway strike action recommences 2019-12-15 [RMT]

Boris Johnson vows to ban all out strikes on public transport 2019-12-15 [The Guardian]

Lessons of the British election - SAFTU 2019-12-14 [SAFTU]

Boris Johnson's government spends first day fighting to keep trade talks secret 2019-12-14 [Global Justice Now]

CWU statement on general election result 2019-12-13 [Morning Star]

Disabled woman called 'lying bitch' by welfare official awarded £5,000 2019-12-13 [The Guardian]

Engineers at Felixtowe dock vote to strike over out-sourcing plans 2019-12-12 [Unite the Union]

Argos Christmas strike off after UPS Staffordshire staff secure pay deal 2019-12-12 [Unite the union]

Northern Ireland Teachers could strike if authorities renege on pay deal, union warns 2019-12-12 [Moose Gazette]

Vote Labour today for better pay and to save our shops says Usdaw 2019-12-12 [USDAW]

Scotland Newsquest drops compulsory redundancies in Glasgow after strike threat 2019-12-12 [NUJ]

England Unite members dig deep to show Christmas support for Bromley library campaign 2019-12-11 [Unite the union]

‘Toxic cocktail’ of government failure, underinvestment and Brexit uncertainty to blame for stagnant economy 2019-12-11 [Unite the union]

England Unite will ‘fight to save’ Clarks’ jobs after firm announces global job cuts 2019-12-11 [Unite the union]

Northern Ireland Some schools can do 'no more' to save money, warns Education Authority chief 2019-12-11 [Belfast Telegraph]

Flat growth showing UK ‘juddering to a halt’ under the Tories 2019-12-11 [GMB]

'Vote Labour to Avoid Johnson Nightmare' - Manuel Cortes' Final Campaign Message 2019-12-11 [TSSA]

Northern Ireland Health workers' strike: nurses continue industrial action 2019-12-11 [BBC]

Make your vote count tomorrow 2019-12-11 [ASLEF]

Northern Ireland Health workers' strike: nurses begin further 48 hours of action 2019-12-10 [BBC]

Health staff and patients are being fleeced with parking fees 2019-12-10 [UNISON]

Prime Minister shows contempt for journalism, says NUJ leader 2019-12-10 [NUJ]

Decade of cuts has held back the economy leaving it ‘desperate for investment’, says TUC 2019-12-10 [TUC]

Fantastic support for the TUC’s 13th Annual Reclaim the Night March and Rally 2019-12-10 [TUC]

IFJ marks Human Rights Day by highlighting 49 killings of journalists worldwide 2019-12-10 [NUJ]

Avanti Third Class Plan 'Leap Backwards' - Cortes 2019-12-10 [TSSA]

Ballet Blood: SA dancer brings miners’ blood, sweat and tears to British stage 2019-12-10 [Daily Maverick]

Labour's commitments to train drivers 2019-12-09 [ASLEF]

ths to women aged 45 or above are at their highest level since records began 2019-12-09 [RCM]

Number of GPs down by nearly 1,000 since 2015 despite rise in demand 2019-12-09 [TUC]

Avanti 'Failure From The Off' - Cortes 2019-12-09 [TSSA]

Proteas-England series saved (for now) as players decide against strike 2019-12-09 [The Citizen]

Northern Ireland Nursing staff remain determined to secure safe staffing and pay equality 2019-12-08 [RCN]

Shocking picture of austerity cuts to local services is revealed by UNISON 2019-12-08 [Unison]

England Unite to provide ‘full support’ to Clugston workers after firm collapses 2019-12-08 [Unite the union]

Scottish Government should put Serco's Sleeper Passengers first 2019-12-08 [TSSA]

Statement on leaked US-UK trade files 2019-12-08 [Global Justice Now]

Northern Ireland Unions demand extra £16m to end strike action 2019-12-07 [belfast telegraph]

England Metro to be completely shut down for TWO DAYS as driver pay row sparks strike 2019-12-07 [chroniclelive]

Manuel Cortes to call for solidarity to beat the Tories at Labour Rally in Glasgow 2019-12-07 [TSSA]

England HMRC Ealing dispute is example of government’s poor treatment of civil service 2019-12-06 [PCS]

Serco behaving like Scrooge as Ealing parking workers face job losses 2019-12-06 [Unite the union]

Unite set for first hearing in legal battle over bogus self-employment with construction firm Munnelly Group 2019-12-06 [Unite the union]

Boris Johnson has been caught out once again 2019-12-06 [Unison]

TUC sier nei til Boris 2019-12-06 [LO]

Au Royaume-Uni comme aux États-Unis, le populisme ne peut arrêter le déclin de la sidérurgie 2019-12-06 [Equal Times]

England In the UK and the US, populism can’t stop a declining steel industry 2019-12-06 [Equal Times]

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