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UK Youth unemployment blights lives, says TUC [TUC] 24-05-2024

UK FBU promises to hold Labour’s ‘feet to the fire’ over pledge to repeal anti-strike law [Morning Star] 23-05-2024

UK TUC – working families “desperately need change” [TUC] 23-05-2024

UK TUC – cost of living crisis is not over [TUC] 22-05-2024

UK PCS conference votes for a National Climate and Just Transition Service [PCS] 22-05-2024

UK Wales An appetite for workers’ power in Wales [MorningStar] 21-05-2024

UK TUC: Just 1 in 7 think their living standards are improving this year – new poll reveals [TUC] 21-05-2024

UK Hundreds of Virgin Atlantic cabin crew sue for unfair dismissal [The Guardian] 20-05-2024

UK Aslef is defying the Strikes Act [Mrning Star] 20-05-2024

UK TUC calls for “economy that rewards work not just wealth” [TUC] 17-05-2024


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Scotland Unions urge council workers to reject 'disappointing' pay offer 2024-05-24 [BBC]

Workers at UCU to strike over working practices 2024-05-24 [Unite]

Firefighters slam government-funded private enterprise for ‘moulding’ sector ‘as sees fit’ 2024-05-24 [Morning Star]

Youth unemployment blights lives, says TUC 2024-05-24 [TUC]

Ireland Northern Ireland 'Major' disruption as junior doctors strike 2024-05-23 [BBC]

England Morrisons workers strike at two warehouses amid pensions row 2024-05-23 [The Guardian]

TUC – working families “desperately need change” 2024-05-23 [TUC]

End Thatcherite experiment that wrecked Britain, says union leader 2024-05-23 [FBU]

Workers in councils and schools should reject low pay offer, says UNISON 2024-05-23 [UNISON]

Time to bury Tories after 14 years of poverty and chaos, says union leader 2024-05-23 [Politics]

GMB responds to Wylfa go ahead 2024-05-23 [GMB]

Birmingham faces school strike escalation 2024-05-23 [GMB]

Unite welcomes general election but workers must be at forefront 2024-05-23 [Unite]

Not-for-profit and charity workers anxious, overworked & underpaid warns Unite 2024-05-23 [Unite]

FBU promises to hold Labour’s ‘feet to the fire’ over pledge to repeal anti-strike law 2024-05-23 [Morning Star]

‘We are not the cops’ - FBU Conference 2024-05-23 [Morning Star]

PCS conference votes for a National Climate and Just Transition Service 2024-05-22 [PCS]

Scotland GMB blast ministers over lack of intervention on equal pay 2024-05-22 [The Herald]

USA Assange appeal could be a turning point 2024-05-22 [IFJ]

TUC – cost of living crisis is not over 2024-05-22 [TUC]

Civil service unions call for inquiry into sexual harassment at MoD 2024-05-22 [The Guardian]

Border Force bosses push out loyal workers 2024-05-21 [PCS]

TUC: Just 1 in 7 think their living standards are improving this year – new poll reveals 2024-05-21 [TUC]

Wales An appetite for workers’ power in Wales 2024-05-21 [MorningStar]

Scotland Victory for worker in rape centre gender row 2024-05-20 [The Times]

Why unions are lobbying Labour over a ‘just transition’ to cleaner energy 2024-05-20 [The Guardian]

Aslef is defying the Strikes Act 2024-05-20 [Mrning Star]

Equity takes fight against Spotlight fees to Trades Union Congress 2024-05-20 [The Stage]

Scotland Union warns £6.6bn needed now to save 30,000 Scots oil and gas jobs 2024-05-20 [www.heraldscotland.com]

DWP must step in to stop Job Centre strikes 2024-05-20 [GMB]

Scargill joins miners' strike anniversary event 2024-05-20 [BBC]

Job centre security guards strike for fourth day 2024-05-20 [Morning Star]

Hundreds of Virgin Atlantic cabin crew sue for unfair dismissal 2024-05-20 [The Guardian]

Aslef leader left proposed deal to end rail strikes unread 2024-05-19 [Guardian]

Bristow Helicopters Dispute Update Statement 16 May 2024 2024-05-18 [BALPA]

FBU seeks Supreme Court appeal for pensions challenge 2024-05-18 [FBU]

England Nature’s London editorial staff vote on industrial action 2024-05-17 [Research Professional News ]

TUC: UK suffered the highest inflation and lowest growth in the G7 in the last two years 2024-05-17 [TUC]

TUC calls for “economy that rewards work not just wealth” 2024-05-17 [TUC]

RMT writes to London Mayor over investigation into Clapham Common incident 2024-05-16 [RMT]

Response to Bristow Helicopters question in Parliament 2024-05-16 [BALPA]

Councils need proper funding not further efficiency savings 2024-05-16 [UNISON]

Tolpuddle Martyrs' Festival returns to Dorset in 2024 2024-05-16 [TUC]

Corporate profiteering: Unite study of 17,000 companies shows margins jumped 30% since the pandemic 2024-05-16 [Unite]

Almost nine out of 10 nurses in England work when ill, survey finds 2024-05-16 [The Guardian]

Six-day teacher strike after Ofsted ‘lies’ lead to privatisation threat 2024-05-15 [Morning Star]

Mental Health Awareness Week - No Mind Left Behind 2024-05-15 [PCS]

Investment not wishful thinking is key to fixing the NHS 2024-05-15 [UNISON]

TUC – record foodbank use shows “true face of Tory Britain” 2024-05-15 [TUC]

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This month in labour history


4-05-1926 For the first and so far only time in British history, the TUC calls millions of workers out in a general strike, in support of coal miners. [more]

5-05-1882 Sylvia Pankhurst, suffragette and revolutionary socialist, is born. [more]

10-05-1920 Dockers refused to load arms shipments to be used by White armies in Russia. [more]

14-05-1771 Socialist philanthropist Robert Owen is born [more]

30-05-1984 Miners leader Arthur Scargill, along with 81 other pickets, is arrested at the Orgreave coking plant in South Yorkshire. [more]