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UK Hot and bothered: Don’t get overheated at work - get active [Hazards] 24-06-2024

UK Labour watchdog will have ‘real teeth’ to prosecute rogue employers, says Angela Rayner [The Observer] 23-06-2024

UK / India UK's richest family convicted of exploiting servants [BBC] 22-06-2024

UK Britain's long-term illness crisis made worse by unequal access to sick pay, report warns [Morning Star] 21-06-2024

UK England Amazon Says GMB Leaflets Could Be a ‘Hazard’ Amid Union-Busting Allegations [Novara Media] 21-06-2024

UK Wales Tata workers call first strikes in 40 years to stop steel destruction [Unite] 21-06-2024

UK England Amazon workers face 'brainwashing sessions' in fight for recognition [GMB] 20-06-2024

UK Nearly seven in ten menopausal women face workplace discrimination, poll suggests [Morning Star] 20-06-2024

UK GMB arrive at Amazon’s Coventry depot to hold vote for union recognition [GMB] 19-06-2024

UK Amazon recognition looms in Coventry as historic vote begins [UNI Global Union] 19-06-2024


Other news


Vote the Tories out but ‘be prepared for a decade of struggle under a Labour,’ Lynch says 2024-06-24 [Morning Star]

Number of children living in poverty in working households has risen by 1,350 a week since 2010 2024-06-24 [Morning Star]

RMT Conference: Bus workers vow to take on private operators over rest breaks and standards 2024-06-24 [Morning Star]

Working in hot weather 2024-06-24 [PCS]

England Brighton & Hove Council bigwigs claiming ignorance over sex discrimination 'staggering' 2024-06-24 [GMB]

The Belgian Presidency of the European Council 2024-06-24 [Industriall Europe]

Guys and St Thomas’ theatre nurses strike over dangerous rise in hours 2024-06-24 [Unite]

RMT launches new booklet on fight against fascism 2024-06-24 [RMT]

Trade union boss tells Labour to give UK ‘a break’ and ‘borrow to invest’ 2024-06-24 [The National]

Hot and bothered: Don’t get overheated at work - get active 2024-06-24 [Hazards]

Jarrow celebrates radical past 2024-06-24 [Morning Star]

Unions call for measures to end austerity on 14th anniversary of 2010 budget 2024-06-23 [Morning Star]

Labour watchdog will have ‘real teeth’ to prosecute rogue employers, says Angela Rayner 2024-06-23 [The Observer]

Spirit Aerosystems in Northern Ireland must be transferred intact to Airbus following Boeing acquisition, demands Unite 2024-06-22 [Unite the union]

‘Justice for the Palestinian people is justice for all’ 2024-06-22 [UNISON]

Rail Reform: Conservative Government's Failure Revealed and What Needs to Happen Next 2024-06-22 [ASLEF]

Ireland Northern Ireland Police staff vote to strike over 'danger' payment 2024-06-22 [BBC]

UK CODIR at UNISON National Delegate Conference 2024 2024-06-22 [CoDIR]

India UK's richest family convicted of exploiting servants 2024-06-22 [BBC]

‘If I was exposed to asbestos, children were too,’ says ex-teaching assistant with lung cancer 2024-06-21 [INews]

England Manchester facing standstill as Metrolink workers ballot for strikes over woeful pay offer 2024-06-21 [Unite]

Palestine UNISON passes motion to recognise Palestine as a state 2024-06-21 [UNISON]

Wales Tata workers call first strikes in 40 years to stop steel destruction 2024-06-21 [Unite]

England Amazon Says GMB Leaflets Could Be a ‘Hazard’ Amid Union-Busting Allegations 2024-06-21 [Novara Media]

Global IFJ representatives meet in London for their Annual General Meeting and Executive Committee 2024-06-21 [IFJ]

Unequal access to sick pay and time off work risks deepening UK’s long-term health crisis 2024-06-21 [Work Foundation]

NHS employers need to pay staff fairly or face strike action 2024-06-21 [UNISON]

Merseyside Stagecoach bus drivers escalate dispute with further strikes 2024-06-21 [Unite the union]

‘System change, not climate change’ 2024-06-21 [UNISON]

Britain's long-term illness crisis made worse by unequal access to sick pay, report warns 2024-06-21 [Morning Star]

Nearly seven in ten menopausal women face workplace discrimination, poll suggests 2024-06-20 [Morning Star]

Ireland Northern Ireland Consultants agree to suspend planned 24-hour strike following pay offer 2024-06-20 [Live]

England Greenwich Council threatening staff with fire and rehire, union says 2024-06-20 [The Wire]

Cementing the legacy of the Year of Black Workers 2024-06-20 [UNISON]

England Amazon workers face 'brainwashing sessions' in fight for recognition 2024-06-20 [GMB]

Industrial dispute at Harland and Wolff ends after workforce vote to accept significant pay increase 2024-06-20 [Unite]

Plymouth facing bus chaos as drivers ballot for strike over pay 2024-06-19 [Unite the union]

High Court rules government’s Windrush failings are unlawful 2024-06-19 [UNISON]

PCS threatens new Rwanda legal challenge 2024-06-19 [PCS]

‘Our members need a Labour government’ 2024-06-19 [UNISON]

Conference hears the promise of a national care service 2024-06-19 [UNISON]

England Amazon union recognitions vote process begins 2024-06-19 [GMB]

Scotland Unite secures Edinburgh airport pay deal for hundreds of workers 2024-06-19 [Unite]

England Campaigning begins ahead of historic union recognition vote by British Amazon workers 2024-06-19 [UPI]

Amazon recognition looms in Coventry as historic vote begins 2024-06-19 [UNI Global Union]

Black Unison members condemn slow pace of change in the fight against racism 2024-06-19 [Morning Star]

TUC – Unsecured household debt to rise by “record” £1,660 this year as families continue to struggle with cost of living 2024-06-19 [TUC]

Switzerland Britain’s richest family Hindujas ‘spent more on dog than they paid servant’ 2024-06-19 [Independent]

GMB arrive at Amazon’s Coventry depot to hold vote for union recognition 2024-06-19 [GMB]

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This month in labour history


13-06-1977 Police arrest 84 workers on the first day of a week-long mass picket of the Grunwick plant in north west London. [more]

18-06-1984 Mass violence by police at the Orgreave coking plant in South Yorkshire. 93 miners are arrested, dozens injured. [more]

22-06-1977 The first solidarity demo and mass picket supporting the Grunwick strikers is held [more]