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Government ‘patronising’ struggling workers by refusing to negotiate as winter rebellion over pay goes on [Morning Star] 2022-11-28

Unite secures 13.3% pay rise for 450 Warwickshire Stagecoach drivers [Unite the union] 2022-11-26

RMT announces 4 weeks of industrial action [RMT] 2022-11-25

NHS pay dispute: first nursing strike dates announced [RCN] 2022-11-25

Nurses to strike in lead up to Christmas [BBC] 2022-11-25

Amazon warehouse workers stage Black Friday strikes and protests around world [The Guardian] 2022-11-25

Brexit: Don't scrap EU rules, firms and unions say [BBC] 2022-11-24

ITUC World Congress: P&O’s Peter Hebblethwaite wins worst boss poll [ITF] 2022-11-23

827% increase in strike action drives up pay for Unite bus workers across the UK [Unite the union] 2022-11-23

Supreme Court hearing to decide strike protection [UNISON] 2022-11-21

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Today's labour news


Government ‘patronising’ struggling workers by refusing to negotiate as winter rebellion over pay goes on 2022-11-28 [Morning Star]

NHS crisis deepens as Unite ballots 1,500 Merseyside workers for strike in early 2023 2022-11-27 [Unite the union]

Scotland Scotland’s largest teaching union announces 16 new strike dates 2022-11-26 [FMT]

UVW dispute 2022-11-26 [UWU]

FBU statement on London Fire Brigade Independent Culture Review 2022-11-26 [FBU]

Cleaners to take part in first national strike 2022-11-26 [RMT]

Unite secures 13.3% pay rise for 450 Warwickshire Stagecoach drivers 2022-11-26 [Unite the union]

HMCTS strike action 9-12 December 2022-11-26 [PCS]

RMT announces 4 weeks of industrial action 2022-11-25 [RMT]

NHS pay dispute: first nursing strike dates announced 2022-11-25 [RCN]

Post Office workers return another massive 90%+ strike vote 2022-11-25 [CWU]

Nurses prepare for unprecedented strike over pay 2022-11-25 [Saltwire]

Train strikes: Minister hopes Christmas walkouts can be stopped 2022-11-25 [BBC]

Wales Nurses strike: RCN Wales says pay rise crucial to care 2022-11-25 [BBC]

When are the train strikes and what routes are affected? 2022-11-25 [BBC]

LIVE: Nurses to hold their biggest strike in NHS history 2022-11-25 [BBC]

Nurses to strike in lead up to Christmas 2022-11-25 [BBC]

Rail Strike 'Deal To Be Done' To Avoid Christmas Chaos, Says Transport Secretary 2022-11-25 [HuffPost]

Strike action: who is taking action, and when 2022-11-25 [Guardian]

Record number of UK university staff striking over pay, says union 2022-11-25 [Guardian]

Ben Jennings on British parents skipping meals – cartoon 2022-11-25 [Guardian]

Half of tenants are worried they won't be able to pay rent next year 2022-11-25 [thisismoney.co.uk]

Scotland Unite confirms it will ballot NHS members on improved pay offer 2022-11-25 [Unite the union]

Support the Trussell Trust and War Child this Christmas 2022-11-25 [bectu]

International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, 2022 2022-11-25 [NUJ]

Global Amazon warehouse workers stage Black Friday strikes and protests around world 2022-11-25 [The Guardian]

NUS president Shaina Dallali sacked on bogus allegations of anti-semitism-oppose the witch-hunt! 2022-11-25 [World Socialist Website]

Postal workers will ‘fight as long as it takes’ for better pay and conditions, CWU warns 2022-11-25 [Morning Star]

Drinkers facing Christmas beer drought as Greene King workers strike over pay 2022-11-24 [Unite the union]

FBU writes to employers to attempt to progress pay negotiations ahead of notice of ballot 2022-11-24 [FBU]

Brexit: Don't scrap EU rules, firms and unions say 2022-11-24 [BBC]

Train strikes: When are the walkouts and which lines are affected? 2022-11-24 [Yahoo]

Thousands of teachers, lecturers and Royal Mail workers on strike 2022-11-24 [Yahoo]

Ireland Northern Ireland Ulster University and Queen's staff begin three-day strike 2022-11-24 [BBC]

UK ITUC World Congress: P&O’s Peter Hebblethwaite wins worst boss poll 2022-11-23 [ITF]

UK faces cash shortage as G4S cash delivery staff vote to strike 2022-11-23 [Al Jazeera]

Staff at 10 universities in England, Scotland and Northern Ireland begin pay strikes 2022-11-23 [Unite the union]

827% increase in strike action drives up pay for Unite bus workers across the UK 2022-11-23 [Unite the union]

Postal strikes set to continue after union rejects ‘take-it-or-leave-it’ proposal from Royal Mail 2022-11-23 [Morning Star]

Money shortage fears as 1,200 G4S Cash workers vote to strike 2022-11-22 [GMB]

Ofsted on 2021/22 re-inspections 2022-11-22 [NEU]

Tim Tate steps down from SoA board 2022-11-22 [Society of Authors]

Autumn statement: our response 2022-11-22 [WGGB]

Qatar: advice for journalists covering the World Cup 2022-11-22 [NUJ]

Serco the Scrooge outsourcer faces a coordinated fightback across London 2022-11-22 [Unite the union]

Train companies cancel negotiations and make no offer in national rail dispute 2022-11-22 [RMT]

North and West London facing seven days of December bus strikes due to low pay at Metroline 2022-11-22 [Unite the union]

Thousands of university workers strike again over wages 2022-11-22 [UNISON]

Royal Mail’s unacceptable offer leaves workers with no choice but to strike 2022-11-22 [The Canary]

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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]