Public investment can help put ‘dreadful decade’ of growth behind us, says TUC

Today's labour news

Northern Ireland Bakery workers claim strike could disrupt Pancake Tuesday 2020-02-16 [irishtimes.com]

England Wirral residents facing piles of rubbish as bin workers prepare to strike 2020-02-16 [Unite the union]

President stresses UNISON’s myth-busting role 2020-02-16 [UNISON]

Carlaw can 'stand up for Scotland' by telling Johnson to build HS2 here - Cortes 2020-02-16 [TSSA]

The Crisis in Iranian Labour 2020-02-16 [https://www.academia.edu/41982633/The_Crisis_In_Iran_and_Iranian]

UNISON will stand up to ‘laddism and misogyny’ typified by Trump and Johnson 2020-02-15 [UNISON]

London mayor’s bus retention scheme is major step in reducing staff turnover 2020-02-15 [Unite the union]

TSSA Nominates Matt Kerr in Scottish Labour Deputy Race 2020-02-15 [TSSA]

Northern Ireland NUJ concern at Derry court protests 2020-02-15 [NUJ]

 VIDEO  Len McCluskey talks his new book Why You Should Be a Trade Unionist 2020-02-15 [Youtube]

Britain holding secret trade talks with unnamed countries 2020-02-15 [Morning Star]

UK government admits that secret trade talks are underway 2020-02-14 [Global Justice Now]

PCS to launch judicial review on pensions over government’s betrayal 2020-02-13 [PCS]

England Liverpool warehouse workers receive inflation busting pay increas 2020-02-13 [Unite the union]

Another courtroom defeat for BT on pensions 2020-02-13 [CWU]

Ministers urged to crack down on rowdy airline passengers 2020-02-13 [Unite the union]

Union: robot report has ‘forgotten the humans’ 2020-02-13 [Morning Star]

Postal union calls national strike ballot after collapse of phoney talks 2020-02-13 [World Socialist Website]

north west labour backs our postal members 2020-02-13 [CWU]

Labour leadership: what about the anti-strike laws? 2020-02-12 [Workersliberty]

Challenge Labour internal-election candidates: build a democratic labour movement 2020-02-12 [Workersliberty]

Strong support for Interserve workers as month-long strike continues 2020-02-12 [PCS]

Time to get on with building HS2 2020-02-12 [GMB]

Storms Ciara and Dennis: £140m cut to services responding 2020-02-12 [FBU]

Scotland Unite ballots members at Dundee Independent Advocacy Support 2020-02-12 [Unite the union]

Fair pay rise for council staff would be affordable, says UNISON 2020-02-12 [UNISON]

School holiday hunger, how will you cope? 2020-02-12 [PCS]

Thousands of college staff on strike against cuts 2020-02-12 [Morning Star]

Post workers ready to deliver strike vote 2020-02-12 [Socialist Worker]

Public investment can help put ‘dreadful decade’ of growth behind us, says TUC 2020-02-11 [TUC]

Ending frictionless trade puts jobs on the line warns Unite 2020-02-11 [Unite the union]

Boris Johnson’s bus expansion plans need to be taken ‘with a pinch of salt’, says Unite 2020-02-11 [Unite the union]

HS2 decision is good news for the economy says Unit 2020-02-11 [Unite the union]

RMT has warned that the Government will fail to hit the HS2 targets 2020-02-11 [RMT]

New national air quality guidance 2020-02-11 [NEU]

HS2 is a vital upgrade and can create thousands of good jobs, says TUC 2020-02-11 [TUC]

Dealing with the aftermath of Ciara and Dennis 2020-02-11 [UNISON]

We strongly encourage everyone to be a member of an affiliated trade union 2020-02-11 [labourunions]

HSBC poised to announce 10,000 job cuts under mammoth shake-up 2020-02-11 [Mirror]

Gatwick airport porters planning industrial action over job cuts 2020-02-11 [Unite the union]

Woolwich Ferry takeover by Transport for London welcomed by Unit 2020-02-11 [Unite the union]

England ‘Sick and tired’ London bus drivers vote overwhelmingly in favour of strike action 2020-02-11 [Unite the union]

England TSSA welcomes Woolwich Ferry insourcing 2020-02-11 [TSSA]

Patience snaps on Capita O2/Tesco Mobile pay 2020-02-11 [CWU]

Usdaw welcomes Mike Amesbury MP highlighting violence, threats and abuse against shopworkers 2020-02-10 [USDAW]

RMT accuses Trenitalia of trying to force British taxpayer bail out in latest rail franchise scandal 2020-02-10 [RMT]

7 in 10 say #MeToo has allowed people to be more open about sexual harassment, TUC poll reveals 2020-02-10 [TUC]

TSSA and International Brotherhood of Boilermakers - Strategic Partnership 2020-02-10 [TSSA]

Harrods security guards agree to five days of strikes 2020-02-10 [ITV]

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This month in labour history

10-02-1972 30,000 Birmingham engineers go on strike in solidarity with striking miners. Thousands of them march to Saltley Gate coke depot, overpowering police to shut the gates. [more]

17-02-2006 Royal Mail workers in Belfast return to work after a successful wildcat strike against victimisation [more]