Boris Johnson’s deal would be a disaster for working people, says TUC

Today's labour news

Menopause workplace guide launched by UNISON 2019-10-19 [Unison]

Matalan strike suspended after bosses offer new pay deal 2019-10-19 [GMB]

McCluskey: Johnson’s deal confirms he cannot be trusted to protect jobs and rights 2019-10-19 [Unite the union]

Wilko strikes called off after members accept new deal 2019-10-19 [GMB]

Letter To All Labour MPs On Johnson's Brexit Deal 2019-10-19 [TSSA]

Solidarity in the face of BHP’s race to the bottom 2019-10-18 [IndustriALL]

Boris Johnson’s Brexit dream is to shred workers’ rights and social protections 2019-10-18 [The Guardian]

PCS pay and pensions update 2019-10-18 [PCS]

Norwich print job losses another ‘nail in the coffin’ for Norfolk economy, Unite warns 2019-10-18 [Unite the union]

Buses - Routes have been cut, thousands of bus drivers have lost their jobs 2019-10-18 [RMT]

FBU responds to Baroness Lawrence’s racism allegations on Channel 4 News 2019-10-18 [FBU]

We will always fight for local services 2019-10-18 [Unison]

ETUC statement on the Brexit deal 2019-10-18 [ETUC]

Child slavery victims being lured back into exploitation due to lack of support amid surge in cases 2019-10-18 [Independent]

Tens of thousands expected to stand together against racism on Wear Red Day 2019-10-17 [Unite the union]

Prospect of Turkish rescue of British Steel raises union concerns 2019-10-17 [Guardian]

TSSA Comment On Johnson Brexit 'Deal' 2019-10-17 [TSSA]

Home Bargains workers win ‘top’ pay deal 2019-10-17 [Unite the union]

Boris Johnson’s deal would be a disaster for working people, says TUC 2019-10-17 [TUC]

New deal is a ‘huge leap backwards’ 2019-10-17 [Unison]

Unemployment figures should be millions higher, says research 2019-10-17 [the Guardian]

Dr Who legend backs Asda workers fight 2019-10-17 [GMB]

England Northern Renationalisation Sounds Death Knell For Private Railways 2019-10-16 [TSSA]

England Len McCluskey attacks hardline Lincolnshire council over ‘divide and rule’ jobs move 2019-10-16 [Unite the union]

Shock as 80 Jobs Under Threat in EE Enterprise 2019-10-16 [CWU]

Parliamentary Health Service Ombudsman (PHSO) staff vote for strike action 2019-10-16 [PCS]

England Unite and TfL join forces in anti-hate campaign as hate crime rises on London buses 2019-10-16 [Unite the union]

England ASDA workers to hand bosses 23,000 strong petition during mass protest 2019-10-16 [GMB]

England Councils in the North East will face £1.2bn funding gap by 2025 2019-10-16 [TUC]

Low inflation alongside falling employment is ‘worrying sign’ for economy, says TUC 2019-10-16 [TUC]

Don’t trigger a needless industrial relations meltdown, CWU warns BT 2019-10-16 [CWU]

England Guards - RMT secures major breakthrough and suspends planned action as Merseyrail 2019-10-16 [RMT]

Northern Ireland Bar staff tips won't be protected by new law thanks to Stormont suspension 2019-10-16 [BelfastLive]

Scotland Equal pay lawyer defends cut of ‘millions’ from payouts 2019-10-16 [The Times]

Royal Mail workers vote to strike in blow to postal service 2019-10-16 [Business Times]

Rise in hate crime 'heart-breaking and enraging' 2019-10-15 [GMB]

Unions hit out at treatment of Corbyn staff as his office undergoes major restructuring 2019-10-15 [ITV News]

One in four young women scared they will be sacked if they report sexual harassment, study finds 2019-10-15 [The Independent]

Members cheer as 97.1% strike vote announced 2019-10-15 [CWU]

Scotland Glasgow equal pay women shocked by legal fees on payouts 2019-10-15 [BBC]

Government’s Brexit threats hitting jobs, says TUC 2019-10-15 [TUC]

RMT on Queen's Speech 2019-10-15 [RMT]

Queen’s Speech – public services will need ‘substantial investment’ to recover 2019-10-15 [Unison]

Unite warns against fair tips bill being yet another dish ‘served up cold’ 2019-10-15 [Unite the union]

England Derbyshire flooring workers to hold the first of 20 days of strike action 2019-10-15 [Unite the union]

There’s not enough funding for social care, and out of hours support and NHS 111 are a mess 2019-10-15 [Unison]

UK to deport academic to Democratic Republic of Congo – which she has never visited 2019-10-15 [Guardian]

Royal Mail workers in Christmas strike threat over pay and working conditions 2019-10-14 [The Scotsman]

Unite Wales to take Ford Bridgend Fight to the USA 2019-10-14 [Unite the union]

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This month in labour history

4-10-1936 At Cable Street, London, thousands of trade unionists, socialists and communists throw up barricades to block the British Union of Fascists from marching through the Jewish neighbourhoods of the East End. [more]

6-10-1913 The conference of the Miners Federation passes a motion in favour of a general strike in Britain to support Dublin's locked out workers, with only one vote against. [more]

25-10-1895 Socialist and feminist Edith Lanchester captured by her family and institutionalised for opposing the institution of marriage [more]