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MPs should reject ‘cynical and ideological’ anti-union rules, TUC urges [Morning Star] 2022-01-25

Grenfell Tower Inquiry must consider the political and economic context that led to the fire [FBU] 2022-01-24

Keep masks on towards a real end to Covid, for all [Zero Covid] 2022-01-24

England Fast food couriers to stage demo in Sheffield today in pay row involving Just Eat and McDonald's [The Star] 2022-01-23

Wales Asbestos management in schools [Welsh government ] 2022-01-22

Hydrogen plant 'massive set forward for green future' [GMB] 2022-01-22

PCS demands departments consult health and safety reps over workplace return [PCS] 2022-01-21

Unions criticise scrapping of Plan B Covid measures [Zero Covid] 2022-01-21

Johnson's plans to end compulsory face coverings ‘premature,’ unions say [Morning Star] 2022-01-20

Taxing wealth of UK’s richest ‘could cover rising health and social care costs twice over’ [Independent] 2022-01-19

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Today's labour news


Unite vows to fight Royal Mail's plans to axe 700 jobs 2022-01-26 [Morning Star]

MPs should reject ‘cynical and ideological’ anti-union rules, TUC urges 2022-01-25 [Morning Star]

Julian Assange wins right to ask Supreme Court to consider his extradition case 2022-01-25 [IFJ]

Grenfell Tower Inquiry must consider the political and economic context that led to the fire 2022-01-24 [FBU]

Keep masks on towards a real end to Covid, for all 2022-01-24 [Zero Covid]

RMT warns of climate cost of latest Scottish rail fare hike 2022-01-24 [RMT]

Serco outsourced workers at Barts to take all-out strike action 2022-01-24 [Unite the union]

OVO must account for £40m transferred to owner Stephen Fitzpatrick’s other firms 2022-01-24 [Unite the union]

It’s time to halt NHS staff exodus with game-changing pay rise 2022-01-24 [UNISON]

England Hospital workers to stage two-week strike over pay 2022-01-24 [Evening Standard]

Involvement in political parties, trade unions and volunteering falls as web speeds rise 2022-01-23 [Guardian]

England Fast food couriers to stage demo in Sheffield today in pay row involving Just Eat and McDonald's 2022-01-23 [The Star]

Wales Asbestos management in schools 2022-01-22 [Welsh government ]

Hydrogen plant 'massive set forward for green future' 2022-01-22 [GMB]

Anonymous Sexual Harassment Reporting 2022-01-22 [PCS]

Universities will see strike action next month unless employers meet pension and pay demands 2022-01-22 [UCU]

Supporters demand action as Scunthorpe scaffolders prepare to strike 2022-01-22 [Unite the union]

Soaring inflation sparks pay rise calls from unions 2022-01-22 [Evening Standard]

Usdaw members in Argos overwhelmingly vote for a pay deal of at least £10 per hour 2022-01-21 [USDAW]

PCS demands departments consult health and safety reps over workplace return 2022-01-21 [PCS]

Unite welcomes British Volt factory but says UK auto sector needs more gigafactories 2022-01-21 [Unite the union]

Victory for staff as deal reached at West London College over pay and workloads 2022-01-21 [UCU]

Unions criticise scrapping of Plan B Covid measures 2022-01-21 [Zero Covid]

Wiltshire bin strike looms as GMB launches ballot 2022-01-20 [GMB]

First Manchester bus drivers announce fresh strikes in pay dispute 2022-01-20 [Unite the union]

Employers must not let their guard down, says UNISON 2022-01-20 [UNISON]

Prospect member gets significant settlement on brink of tribunal 2022-01-20 [bectu]

Johnson's plans to end compulsory face coverings ‘premature,’ unions say 2022-01-20 [Morning Star]

Government pauses plans to change UK copyright exhaustion framework 2022-01-20 [Society of Authors]

BBC TV, radio and sketch writers win 2% pay increase 2022-01-19 [WGGB]

Taxing wealth of UK’s richest ‘could cover rising health and social care costs twice over’ 2022-01-19 [Independent]

Essex boss made menopause comments before sacking worker 2022-01-18 [BBC]

Government plans to make members pay for pensions shambles 2022-01-18 [PCS]

More universities could face strike action following UCU reballot results 2022-01-18 [UCU]

NEC vows to continue campaigning on pay 2022-01-18 [UNISON]

Manchester bus driver dismissed for being ‘too short’ given job back after appeal 2022-01-18 [Guardian]

Tracey Scholes is back in the driving seat 2022-01-18 [Unite the union]

Telling our stories 2022-01-18 [WGGB]

Rail cleaner Covid heroes ballot begins HomeNewsArticle 2022-01-18 [RMT]

England Delivery drivers stage protest outside McDonald’s in Sheffield in row over pay 2022-01-18 [The Star]

England Economists at Britain’s oldest independent research institute to stage two-week strike 2022-01-18 [The Morning Star]

England Threat to flights as HGV drivers at top Heathrow airline catering company are balloted for strike action on pay and employment conditions 2022-01-18 [Unite]

England Luton airport workers secure pay increase to end pay dispute 2022-01-18 [Unite]

England Two-month strike called as Coventry bin pay dispute escalates 2022-01-18 [BBC]

Future of the BBC – WGGB response 2022-01-17 [WGGB]

Economic forecasters to strike in a row over inflation 2022-01-17 [Unite the union]

TUC: Cutting self-isolation period won’t fix UK’s fundamental sick pay problem 2022-01-17 [TUC]

Wealth of world's 10 richest men doubled in pandemic, Oxfam says 2022-01-17 [BBC]

TUC says more than 250,000 workers self-isolating ‘without decent sick pay’ 2022-01-17 [Guardian]

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This month in labour history


11-01-1831 Dozens of workers are convicted of machine-breaking during the agricultural workers' rebellion commonly known as the Swing Riots [more]