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TUC: Ministers must bring in new laws to protect women from sexual harassment at work

Today's labour news

Tesco’s commitment to improved support for families welcomed by Usdaw 2023-09-27 [USDAW]

PFEW recognises genuine apprehension of firearms officers 2023-09-27 [polfed]

Man Utd, Subway and Five Guys face food shortages 2023-09-27 [GMB]

Unite union holds Birmingham fuel poverty demonstration 2023-09-27 [Unite the union]

RMT responds to Rosebank oil field go-ahead 2023-09-27 [RMT]

Unite for rural workers 2023-09-27 [Unite]

UK WGA strike ends 2023-09-27 [WGGB]

Willenhall steel coil workers strike over low pay 2023-09-26 [Unite the union]

  JOB   New job: Writer and Content Editor 2023-09-26 [RCN]

USA WGA strike – update 2023-09-26 [WGGB]

Eight unions and the NGA call on the Prime Minister to invest £4.4bn+ per year to get a grip on the school buildings crisis 2023-09-25 [NAHT]

TUC: Ministers must bring in new laws to protect women from sexual harassment at work 2023-09-25 [TUC]

What happened to the big return? Millions are still working from home 2023-09-25 [Evening Standard]

Unions ask Sunak for extra £4.4bn a year to fix crumbling schools in England 2023-09-25 [The Guardian]

Unite: Mini nuclear reactors must be UK designed and built after Sunak net zero speech 2023-09-25 [Unite the union]

Birmingham Council issues ANOTHER Section 114 notice 2023-09-25 [GMB]

Manchester tram workers vote for strike action 2023-09-25 [GMB]

Why Tories are using cars as a political dividing line in the UK 2023-09-24 [The Guardian]

Unions to protest Birmingham City Council cuts and job losses at Victoria Square 2023-09-24 [Birmingham World]

Kellogg’s new policy for employees impacted by domestic abuse is welcomed by Usdaw 2023-09-24 [USDAW]

Struggling self-employed in UK would prefer salaried job security, report claims 2023-09-24 [The Guardian]

First day of OCS strike closes and disrupts courts 2023-09-23 [PCS]

VIDEO  Who Trusts This Government? 2023-09-23 [TUC]

Ireland Northern Ireland PSNI experiencing ‘slight delay’ for non-emergency reports due to industrial action 2023-09-22 [Belfast Telegraph]

Ireland Northern Ireland Thousands of Unison, Unite and Nipsa members strike as part of pay dispute - health and social care workers in a 48-hour strike 2023-09-22 [Belfast News Letter]

Ireland Northern Ireland Strike action: Midwives join health workers on strike 2023-09-22 [BBC]

Ireland Northern Ireland Midwives using food banks as pay dispute continues, union says 2023-09-22 [RTÉ]

Campaign for Trade Union Freedom to help build movement against anti-union laws 2023-09-22 [Mornig Star]

MPs' report into anti-strikes law branded a ‘blatant attempt to bribe people to scab’ 2023-09-22 [Morning Star]

Over 300 journalists walk out at newspapers owned by National World 2023-09-22 [Morning Star]

Maternity staff fight for fairness and safety as they take to picket lines across Northern Ireland 2023-09-22 [RCM]

TSSA calls for end to ticket office ‘limbo’ for ScotRail passengers 2023-09-22 [TSSA]

Strikes called off and employers backtrack on pay docking 2023-09-22 [UCU]

MPs’ report says BBC’s local radio policy diminishes the service 2023-09-22 [NUJ]

Camden traffic wardens celebrate pay deal after 59 days of strike action 2023-09-22 [UNISON]

Scotland Unite says ‘serious’ new pay offer on table to tackle low pay in local government 2023-09-22 [Unite the union]

UK broadcasters must act now to tackle industry’s sexual harassment scourge 2023-09-22 [BECTU]

Streaming and fair pay for writers – WGGB motion passes at TUC Congress 2023-09-22 [WGGB]

Northern Ireland Public sector workers rally for fair pay and respect on second day of powerful coordinated strike action 2023-09-21 [Unite the union]

Unite secures recognition for DHL workers at East Midlands airport 2023-09-21 [Unite the union]

Network Rail and illegal strike breaking tactics 2023-09-21 [RMT]

England Tata Steel workers must have voice on plans, say unions 2023-09-21 [BBC]

Russell Brand allegations – a statement 2023-09-21 [WGGB]

Alison Spencer-Scragg, Unite the Union National Women’s Officer: Equal Pay Now 2023-09-21 [IUF]

Post Office Horizon compensation – £600k offer ‘not enough’ 2023-09-21 [CWU]

Unite - Plan to delay ban on petrol car sales is ‘kicking the can down the road’ 2023-09-21 [Unite the union]

No winners from government rowing back on net-zero policies 2023-09-21 [UNISON]

Supermarkets are a key target for retail crime – Usdaw calls for action to protect shopworkers 2023-09-21 [USDAW]

Britain’s industrial heartlands being put 'at serious risk' by government’s 'incoherent' and 'reckless' climate politicking 2023-09-21 [TUC]

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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]