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‘Victory for workers’ rights’ – Abrams and Jolly vs Oxford University

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UK UK workers put in £26 billion worth of unpaid overtime during the last year - TUC analysis [TUC] 23-02-2024

UK ‘Victory for workers’ rights’ – Abrams and Jolly vs Oxford University [Society of Authors] 23-02-2024

UK Firms must make 'reasonable adjustments' for menopausal woman - EHRC [BBC] 22-02-2024

UK Regulator provides advice for employers on menopause and the Equality Act [EHRC] 22-02-2024

UK TUC – “eye-watering” bank profits shows 'folly' of slashing bank surcharge [TUC] 22-02-2024

UK TUC: Gender pay gap means women work first two months of the year unpaid [TUC] 21-02-2024

UK Unions warn against watering down Labour reforms of workers’ rights and ban on zero-hours contracts [The Guardian] 20-02-2024

UK Clear majority of zero-hours contracts workers 'stuck' in insecure jobs in the long-term [TUC] 20-02-2024

UK / Palestine NUJ activities and resources for the International Day for Palestinian Journalists - 26 February 2024 [NUJ] 20-02-2024

UK Victory for firefighters’ campaign as Avon fire authority halts cuts [FBU] 19-02-2024


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Leisure firm told scanning staff faces is illegal 2024-02-24 [BBC]

Post Office workers offered 3.75% rise plus extra benefits 2024-02-24 [CWU]

Firefighters' union demands 'action and justice' in wake of Valencia cladding fire For more info 2024-02-24 [FBU]

Serco ordered to stop using facial recognition technology to monitor staff 2024-02-23 [The Guardian]

Profiteering from a 'price cap': energy companies’ dirty secret revealed 2024-02-23 [Unite the union]

Asda faces three more strike votes 2024-02-23 [GMB]

Unite secures West Mids NX Ring and Ride workers 13% pay rise 2024-02-23 [Unite the union]

Hundreds of Mitie staff striking today at Dudley Group hospitals 2024-02-23 [UNISON]

Government has wasted opportunity to accelerate clean energy rollout 2024-02-23 [Bectu]

UK joins series of govts abandoning anti-climate Energy Charter Treaty 2024-02-23 [PSI]

‘Victory for workers’ rights’ – Abrams and Jolly vs Oxford University 2024-02-23 [Society of Authors]

UK workers put in £26 billion worth of unpaid overtime during the last year - TUC analysis 2024-02-23 [TUC]

Barts NHS workers demonstrate at Department of Health over missing Covid payments 2024-02-22 [Unite the union]

Grangemouth workforce slate politicians on government ‘failure’ and ‘empty promises’ over just transition 2024-02-22 [Unite the union]

Assange’s appeal application 2024-02-22 [NUJ]

TUC – “eye-watering” bank profits shows 'folly' of slashing bank surcharge 2024-02-22 [TUC]

UNISON opinion: A better way is possible for social care 2024-02-22 [UNISON]

Regulator provides advice for employers on menopause and the Equality Act 2024-02-22 [EHRC]

Firms must make 'reasonable adjustments' for menopausal woman - EHRC 2024-02-22 [BBC]

Wales Health visitors in Cwm Taf Morgannwg Health Board to take historic industrial action over unsustainable workloads 2024-02-21 [Unite]

Four-day week made permanent for most UK firms in world’s biggest trial 2024-02-21 [The Guardian]

England Bus and train strikes: Unions notify Translink of more action 2024-02-21 [BBC]

Slough facing chaos as Saba Park Services to strike over pay 2024-02-21 [Unite the union]

Update: Hybrid Working and Minimum Office Attendance in CPS 2024-02-21 [PCS]

Unite highlights 'recipe for more pensioner poverty' over pension provision failures 2024-02-21 [Unite the union]

Lord Sugar’s working from home jibe slammed as study finds remote work keeps mothers in employment 2024-02-21 [Independent]

TUC: Gender pay gap means women work first two months of the year unpaid 2024-02-21 [TUC]

Ofsted should meet striking social workers 2024-02-21 [GMB]

Code of practice on fire and rehire not enough to stop another P&O Ferries 2024-02-20 [Nautilus]

Big win for House of Commons security members 2024-02-20 [PCS]

Palestine NUJ activities and resources for the International Day for Palestinian Journalists - 26 February 2024 2024-02-20 [NUJ]

England Single mum sacked for eating leftover tuna sandwich 2024-02-20 [9 News]

'Bad employers are parking workers on zero hours contracts for years' says TUC 2024-02-20 [The Mirror]

Fire Brigades Union challenges government’s changes to public sector pensions 2024-02-20 [FBU]

Ireland Northern Ireland Junior doctors in NI vote for strike action over pay 2024-02-20 [BBC]

Clear majority of zero-hours contracts workers 'stuck' in insecure jobs in the long-term 2024-02-20 [TUC]

Clear majority of zero-hours contracts workers “stuck” in insecure jobs in the long-term, TUC warns 2024-02-20 [Politics]

Royal Parks workers bring landmark case over race and equal pay 2024-02-20 [The Guardian]

Govt’s fire and rehire code of conduct a ‘bad joke’ 2024-02-20 [Unite the union]

Sullom Voe oil terminal workers celebrate wage win 2024-02-20 [Unite the union]

GMB union responds as Birmingham budget proposals announced 2024-02-20 [GMB]

Majority of zero-hour contract workers ‘stuck’ in long-term insecurity, TUC warns 2024-02-20 [Morning Star]

Unions warn against watering down Labour reforms of workers’ rights and ban on zero-hours contracts 2024-02-20 [The Guardian]

Victory for firefighters’ campaign as Avon fire authority halts cuts 2024-02-19 [FBU]

TSSA to ballot London Underground members 2024-02-19 [ASLEF]

England Merseyside museums close as workers walk out in row over pay 2024-02-18 [BBC]

Unite leader Sharon Graham’s speech at Port Talbot steel rally 2024-02-18 [Unite the union]

12 ways that working from home has changed Britain 2024-02-18 [Guardian]

Wales Tata Steel workers protest over proposed job losses 2024-02-18 [BBC]

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This month in labour history


10-02-1972 30,000 Birmingham engineers go on strike in solidarity with striking miners. Thousands of them march to Saltley Gate coke depot, overpowering police to shut the gates. [more]

17-02-2006 Royal Mail workers in Belfast return to work after a successful wildcat strike against victimisation [more]