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Today's labour news

Ireland Northern Ireland Buses and trains cancelled due to strike action 2023-12-01 [BBC]

Ministers’ 'self-sabotage' on sick pay left millions brutally exposed to pandemic - TUC 2023-12-01 [TUC]

London Underground set to become a muggers paradise 2023-12-01 [TSSA]

Significant further Court win on bogus self-employment in aviation 2023-12-01 [BALPA]

Unite secures significant pay victory for Go North East workers 2023-12-01 [Unite the union]

Taking demands to world leaders at COP28 2023-12-01 [UNISON]

TUC – minimum wage must rise to £15 an hour as soon as possible 2023-12-01 [TUC]

We won't stop defending the right to strike 2023-12-01 [TUC]

Scotland Unite members at Glasgow East Women’s Aid start strike action after major legal victory 2023-12-01 [Unite]

RMT union votes to accept new offer in rail dispute 2023-11-30 [Reuters]

BBC - Cuts to Newsnight a major blow to investigative news, says NUJ 2023-11-30 [NUJ]

UN International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People 2023-11-30 [TUC]

Response to BBC Watchdog investigation of HMRC customer services 2023-11-30 [PCS]

TUC: 3 in 4 young employees miss out on protection from unfair dismissal and redundancy pay 2023-11-30 [TUC]

Rising visa fees and reduced student numbers could worsen NHS recruitment crisis 2023-11-30 [UNISON]

England GMB members vote for strike action at Amazon Minworth site 2023-11-29 [BBC]

The GFTU’s Young Members Development Weekend and the importance of unions 2023-11-29 [PDA]

Amazon strike wave keeps growing 2023-11-29 [UNI]

Unite hails recognition agreement for Sussex University hospitality staff 2023-11-29 [Unite the union]

Government should be investing in schools not banning strikes 2023-11-29 [UNISON]

Amazon strikes spread as new warehouse joins strike 2023-11-29 [GMB]

Ruth Perry ‘extremely distressed and upset’ after Ofsted visit, inquest hears 2023-11-28 [The Guardian]

Up to 35,000 jobs at risk without faster transition to net zero, TUC warns 2023-11-28 [TC]

Foreign care workers invited to UK ‘exploited on grand scale’, says union 2023-11-28 [The Guardian]

Go North East bus strike: Deal reached with union 2023-11-28 [Unite the union]

UK spends more financing inequality in favour of rich than rest of Europe 2023-11-28 [Guardian]

The shocking treatment of migrant workers harms us all 2023-11-28 [UNISON]

UK Amazon pays a small price to resolve employee Caes Gruesbeck's death - and it's not the first time 2023-11-27 [The Street]

Scotland Female teachers in Scotland experience higher levels of abuse than male colleagues 2023-11-27 [Morning Star]

Open letter from 160 Scunthorpe businesses and community groups to save steel industry 2023-11-27 [Unite the union]

Scotland Unite secures inflation busting Brake Brothers wage deal in Motherwell 2023-11-27 [Unite the union]

Unite survey of over 12,000 women shows female workers still struggling for access to clean toilets 2023-11-27 [Unite the union]

Urge your MP to protest minimum service levels 2023-11-27 [PCS]

UK spends more financing inequality in favour of rich than rest of Europe, report finds 2023-11-27 [The Guardian]

Family of headteacher Ruth Perry refused legal aid for inquest into her death 2023-11-26 [The Guardian]

RMT responds to Carnival UK 'fire and rehire' plans 2023-11-26 [RMT]

Survey of women transport workers shows unacceptable level of sexual harassment HomeNewsArticle 2023-11-26 [RMT]

‘A disgrace’: headteachers attack Hunt’s failure to provide money for schools in autumn statement 2023-11-25 [The Guardian]

TUC – Hike in energy bills is 'the last thing families need' 2023-11-25 [TUC]

Jenrick plan to cap migrant workers would collapse care system, says UNISON 2023-11-25 [UNISON]

VIDEO  Government Demonising Disabled People 2023-11-25 [TUC]

Unite: Bolster ‘fantastic’ Nissan news with bolder auto sector plan 2023-11-25 [Unite the union]

More than 2,500 jobs at risk in Lloyds shake-up 2023-11-25 [Guardian]

Nautilus welcomes Carnival UK withdrawal of fire and rehire threat 2023-11-24 [Nautilus]

TUC slams Carnival UK’s threat to fire and rehire 900 staff 2023-11-24 [TUC]

Go North East workers balloted to continue industrial action for fair pay 2023-11-24 [Unite the union]

Amazon bracing for black Friday strike chaos as 'historic' global walk out begins 2023-11-24 [GMB]

Scotland Union warns supplies of whisky could be disrupted as workers vote to strike 2023-11-24 [PA Media]

Autumn statement 2023 – our response 2023-11-24 [WGGB]

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This month in labour history

9-12-1913 A Special Delegate Conference of the TUC votes overwhelmingly against calling sympathetic strike action to aid locked-out workers in Dublin. [more]