I’m joining the McDonald’s strike to show my son we deserve better than poverty

Today's labour news

Low-paid workers strike across London 2019-11-11 [Workersliberty]

England Private hire drivers union set for huge announcement challenging TfL's position to protect workers 2019-11-11 [Taxi Point]

Scotland Psychiatric unit nurses call in union over patient attacks on staff 2019-11-11 [The Daily Record]

I’m joining the McDonald’s strike to show my son we deserve better than poverty 2019-11-11 [Metro]

Shop worker: 'I am verbally abused on a daily basis' 2019-11-11 [BBC]

'Our boss at Royal Mail doesn't deserve minimum wage - let alone £8.5million' 2019-11-11 [Mirror ]

Thousands of UK workers' pay to rise as living wage increases 2019-11-11 [Guardian]

We can’t remove stress in policing, but we can talk about it more 2019-11-11 [polfed]

‘RCM launches its manifesto for the 2019 UK General Election’ 2019-11-11 [RCM]

RCN has published a manifesto outlining key priorities to help members demand action from prospective parliamentary candidates 2019-11-11 [RCN]

Factory occupation, Honda workers, in Manesar, India 2019-11-10 [AWW]

Labour's commitment to invest in early years provision is backed by Usdaw 2019-11-10 [USDAW]

NHS bosses are trying to gag staff from speaking out during election 2019-11-10 [GMB]

TSB 'may close up to 100 branches and put 400 jobs at risk' 2019-11-10 [Guardian]

Asda could face consumer backlash as it enforces new contracts 2019-11-10 [Guardian]

England TSSA Calls For Public Inquiry Into Crossrail Costs 2019-11-09 [TSSA]

‘Cynical’ Post office bosses slammed 2019-11-09 [CWU]

Under-resourced crews responding to floods without statutory duty 2019-11-09 [FBU]

Visas for overseas NHS staff just ‘window-dressing’, says UNISON 2019-11-09 [UNISON]

Usdaw welcomes Labour's commitment to support workers going through the menopause 2019-11-09 [USDAW]

Labour promises radical reforms to unequal workplaces 2019-11-09 [Morning Star]

Poorest households spend biggest proportion of income on housing, says think tank 2019-11-09 [Morning Star]

Royal Mail in legal bid to block national Christmas strike 2019-11-08 [Channel 103]

Royal Mail applies for high court injunction to try to stop strike 2019-11-08 [Guardian]

New Union Organising Models w/John Forth and Mathias Askholm 2019-11-08 [Unions 21]

We have a movement of millions of trade unionists and Labour Party members - that’s what makes us powerful 2019-11-08 [Labour Unions]

England Unite seeks urgent talks as Poole print firm is set to close with more than 170 jobs under threat 2019-11-08 [Unite the union]

Unite seeks urgent talks as Poole print firm is set to close with more than 170 jobs under threat 2019-11-08 [Unite the union]

Labour's maternity pay increase welcomed by Usdaw as great progress for working families 2019-11-08 [USDAW]

Ken Loach new film Sorry We Missed You exposes in-work poverty 2019-11-07 [Unite the union]

Northern Ireland Nurses vote to strike for first time over staffing and pay 2019-11-07 [BBC]

Interserve strikers demand an end to second class treatment at the FCO 2019-11-07 [PCS]

Bank’s weak growth forecast is the Conservatives’ 'economic legacy', says TUC 2019-11-07 [TUC]

England Journalists warn fresh cuts by Newsquest in Cumbria will 'damage' reputation of titles 2019-11-07 [Press Gazette]

Northern Ireland Health worker strike could be due election day 2019-11-07 [Andersonstown News]

Northern Ireland Queen's and Ulster universities face eight-day strike 2019-11-07 [BBC]

Meditation lessons not the answer to brutal police cuts, says Unite 2019-11-07 [Unite the union]

£1.5 billion ship order must be built in UK after international bidding halted 2019-11-07 [GMB]

Government Delay of HS2 Report - 'Politically Motivated' 2019-11-07 [TSSA]

Critical incident shows hospitals are 'creaking at the seams', says UNISON 2019-11-07 [UNISON]

UK economy has ‘fallen into relegation zone’ of OECD since 2017 election – TUC analysis 2019-11-07 [TUC]

McStrike: Largest ever walk-out planned as workers demand 15 per hour 'respect and dignity' 2019-11-07 [Sputnik News]

Broken promises on train sewage, risks workers’ health and could lead to strikes, warns Unite 2019-11-06 [Unite the union]

Five strike days announced at Coventry University in appraisals row 2019-11-06 [UCU]

Over 1,000 attacks on firefighters, as crews face bonfire night bombardment 2019-11-06 [FBU]

England Newsquest job cuts announced in Carlisle and Kendal 2019-11-06 [NUJ]

Advertising Standards Authority blast government over Universal Credit ads 2019-11-06 [PCS]

England Sex workers defend Labour's Rother Valley candidate Sophie Wilson over 'anti-woman' allegations 2019-11-06 [The Post]

Post union's election threat: Planned strike before election could hurt Tories by hitting postal votes as official boasts of 'stealing Brexit' 2019-11-05 [Daily Mail]

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This month in labour history

1-11-1976 Union of Postal Workers refuses to handle any mail for Grunwick, as the strike at the company continues. [more]

14-11-1913 Sympathy action breaks out in some British ports, like Liverpool, in support of workers in Dublin, but fails to spread. [more]

22-11-1900 2,800 workers at the Penrhyn quarry in Snowdonia, Wales, walk off the job over pay and union recognition. The strike last a staggering three years, one of the longest industrial disputes in British history. [more]

30-11-2011 Millions of public sector workers join the biggest single strike day since 1926, against the government's pension reforms. [more]