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Public sector key workers paid over £1000 less today than a decade ago [TUC] 2020-11-29

Education unions seek increased support from Government amidst the pandemic [Education International] 2020-11-26

Trade Unions demand end to violence against women, in work and in society [TUC] 2020-11-24

Unions urge Chancellor to give all public sector workers a pay rise [TUC] 2020-11-23

50 years of the Equal Pay Act [TUC] 2020-11-20

Union leaders call for RPI to be renewed, not scrapped [TUC] 2020-11-18

Prime minister’s skills policy will be a 'paper promise' if government scraps union learning [TUC] 2020-11-17

UK and Norway unions call for trade deals that deliver for workers [TUC] 2020-11-16

IWGB defeats government in gig economy High Court case [Union News] 2020-11-13

Northern Ireland Executive must come to an agreement on further restrictions immediately [ICTU-NIC] 2020-11-12


Today's labour news

RMT calls for robust enforcement of COVID rules on buses 2020-11-30 [RMT]

Trauma and Hidden Disability 2020-11-29 [ASLEF]

RMT calls for urgent meeting with Sir Peter Hendy to discuss Christmas transport plans 2020-11-29 [RMT]

Public sector key workers paid over £1000 less today than a decade ago 2020-11-29 [TUC]

Blameless Arcadia workers could see pensions `stolen' as government failed to beef up regulator role 2020-11-29 [Unite the union]

Unite calls for government high street strategy as Arcadia faces administration 2020-11-29 [Unite the union]

Journalists again threatened by loyalist paramilitaries 2020-11-29 [NUJ]

Walthamstow ex-courier says apps are 'taking the p***' 2020-11-29 [East London Guardian]

Schools and colleges need much stronger safety measures 2020-11-28 [NEU]

HS2: Balfour Beatty and Vinci accused of allowing ‘Scrooge’ activities 2020-11-28 [Unite the union]

NUJ calls for harsher penalties for repeated attacks on journalists 2020-11-28 [NUJ]

Airbus Filton first responders strike postponed for talks 2020-11-28 [Unite the union]

Anger at pay freeze pushes petition past 100000 signatures 2020-11-28 [PCS]

NEU demand that clinically extremely vulnerable staff should work from home 2020-11-28 [NEU]

Meet The Anti-Regulation Groups Influencing Post-Brexit Trade Policy 2020-11-28 [Desmog UK]

Silencing Labour members over Corbyn ‘unacceptable,’ says CWU 2020-11-28 [Morning Star]

UK Spycops Were A 'Criminal Enterprise Condoned at the Highest Levels', Inquiry Participant Says 2020-11-27 [Sputnik]

Northumbria University staff vote overwhelmingly in favour of a strike 2020-11-27 []

Philip Green's Arcadia on brink of collapse, putting 13,000 jobs at risk 2020-11-27 [Guardian]

NUJ welcomes new body to oversee tech giants 2020-11-27 [NUJ]

Devastating news for Arcadia workers just before Christmas 2020-11-27 [USDAW]

New redundancy bombshell in BT Global set to deliver untold anxiety this Christmas 2020-11-27 [CWU]

“Give us a break!” – Usdaw urges retailers to reject Boxing Day trading 2020-11-27 [Union News]

Prison Covid spread poses serious threat to Assange’s health 2020-11-27 [IFJ]

Well-being of education professionals 2020-11-27 [Education International]

'Excellent result' for nearly 3,000 Peabody housing staff covered under new Unite recognition agreement 2020-11-27 [Unite the union]

Failure to boost sick pay with advent of new Covid-19 tier restrictions ‘a dereliction of duty’ 2020-11-27 [Unite the union]

RMT responds to DfT statement on Beeching rail links and forgotten stations 2020-11-27 [RMT]

Yanis Varoufakis calls for Black Friday boycott of Amazon 2020-11-27 [Guardian]

Calling all aspiring young writers: Ian Bell award now open 2020-11-27 [NUJ]

Report casts doubt on UK pledge to prevent low-quality food imports 2020-11-27 [The Guardian]

Don’t kill off the six-day postal service, CWU urges government 2020-11-27 [CWU]

BT accused of disproportionately targeting women in multiple attacks on workforce 2020-11-27 [CWU]

RMT responds to rail regulator’s report on financial impact of the pandemic 2020-11-26 [RMT]

Education unions seek increased support from Government amidst the pandemic 2020-11-26 [Education International]

Northern Ireland NUJ condemns new threat to journalist 2020-11-26 [NUJ]

Compulsory redundancies in BT Group Functions reinforce importance of CWU fightback 2020-11-26 [CWU]

Zero Covid Campaign 2020-11-25 [ASLEF]

Sheffield couriers strike 2020-11-25 [Workers'liberty]

Festive crisp famine feared - ballot for industrial action 2020-11-25 [Unite the union]

Almost 60% of staff report covid outbreaks in their school 2020-11-25 [GMB]

Chancellor has power and responsibility to see off mass unemployment 2020-11-25 [Unite the union]

Quarantine Move Must Be First Step In Travel Sector Fight - Cortes 2020-11-25 [TSSA]

Universities call for urgent action on racial harassment in higher education 2020-11-25 [UNISON]

Usdaw urges retailers to give staff a proper festive break 2020-11-25 [USDAW]

Biomedical scientists at Lancashire NHS trust to ‘work to rule’ 2020-11-25 [Unite the union]

School attendance continues to fall in the face of the pandemic 2020-11-25 [NEU]

Rolls-Royce Barnoldswick Christmas lockout and offshoring decision an act of industrial self-mutilation 2020-11-25 [Unite the union]

British Gas strike ballot to start in December 2020-11-25 [GMB]

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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]