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Alarm at growing number of working people in UK ‘struggling to make ends meet’

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UK Alarm at growing number of working people in UK ‘struggling to make ends meet’ [The Observer] 21-04-2024

UK Prime Minister should focus on the NHS, not demonise those too sick to work [UNISON] 19-04-2024

UK Supreme Court judgment stops bad bosses from punishing striking workers [UNISON] 18-04-2024

UK Scotland Unite says Scottish government needs ‘reality check’ over failing emissions and green jobs policies as targets ditched [Unite] 18-04-2024

UK Supreme Court rules in favour of care worker victimised for taking strike action [Morning Star] 17-04-2024

UK Conservatives failures are costing families with jobs and living standards, says TUC [TUC] 16-04-2024

UK Scotland STUC back worker-led just transition [Morning Star] 16-04-2024

UK Scotland Scottish workers bag £4.4bn in two years, STUC announces at annual congress [Morning Star] 15-04-2024

UK Scotland Scottish Trades Union Congress fails to back no-cuts motion [Morning Star] 15-04-2024

UK ‘We’ve been taken for granted for too long’: equal pay strikes by women spread across Scotland [The Observer] 14-04-2024


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Londra addio. La legge antimigranti populista e impopolare 2024-04-21 [Collettiva]

Amazon could soon be forced to recognise UK's GMB trade union 2024-04-21 [Reuters]

Alarm at growing number of working people in UK ‘struggling to make ends meet’ 2024-04-21 [The Observer]

Amazon se enfrenta a un avance sindical histórico en el Reino Unido: el gobierno da luz verde al reconocimiento del sindicato GMB 2024-04-21 [UNI]

Amazon fait face à une percée syndicale historique au Royaume-Uni : le gouvernement donne son feu vert à la reconnaissance du syndicat GMB 2024-04-21 [UNI]

Amazon faces historic union breakthrough in UK: government greenlights GMB union recognition 2024-04-21 [UNI]

Brighton Asda superstore workers vote to strike 2024-04-20 [GMB]

Nearly nine in 10 local authorities have seen rise in teacher vacancy rates since 2010 – TUC analysis 2024-04-20 [TUC]

‘Historic blow’ as Amazon workers to vote on union recognition 2024-04-19 [Morning Star]

Teaching unions slam ministers as survey reveals major cuts to teaching assistants 2024-04-19 [Morning Star]

Scotland Scottish government join Tories to block support for injured workers 2024-04-19 [Morning Star]

Corruption at ports endangering seafarers 2024-04-19 [Nautilus]

Prime Minister should focus on the NHS, not demonise those too sick to work 2024-04-19 [UNISON]

Supreme Court to hear the Usdaw challenge to Tesco on their use of ‘fire and rehire’ to undermine ‘retained pay’ 2024-04-19 [USDAW]

Voices: Banks are closing sex workers’ accounts – but it’ll only push us to take bigger risks 2024-04-19 [The Independent]

England Factory workers to strike amid row over pay 2024-04-19 [BBC]

Asda Lowestoft workers announce strike dates 2024-04-19 [GMB]

England Asda workers announce 48-hour strike action 2024-04-19 [BBC]

Unions want new law to stop firms from using AI to spot facial expressions and tone of voice as part of hiring 2024-04-19 [Forbes]

Scotland Unite says Scottish government needs ‘reality check’ over failing emissions and green jobs policies as targets ditched 2024-04-18 [Unite]

Firefighters pressure employers not to implement new anti-union laws 2024-04-18 [FBU]

Supreme Court judgment stops bad bosses from punishing striking workers 2024-04-18 [UNISON]

Court of Appeal judgment on pensions 2024-04-18 [PCS]

Warning of empty shelves at Morrisons as Cheshire and Wakefield logistics workers could strike over pensions 2024-04-18 [Unite the union]

Trade union law breaches workers’ rights, rules Supreme Court 2024-04-18 [The Indian Express]

Supreme Court rules trade union laws breach human rights 2024-04-18 [JURIST]

Scotland STUC calls for devolution of employment law to Scotland 2024-04-18 [The National]

Unite reaction to latest inflation figures 2024-04-18 [Unite]

Underpaid Asda workers deserve apology 2024-04-18 [GMB]

England Surrey ambulance staff to strike over pay - union 2024-04-18 [BBC]

Supreme Court rules in favour of care worker victimised for taking strike action 2024-04-17 [Morning Star]

UK SMU y la Asociación Médica Británica se reúnen en Londres 2024-04-17 [SMU]

Scotland STUC back worker-led just transition 2024-04-16 [Morning Star]

Unite reaction to latest ONS earnings figures 2024-04-16 [Unite the union]

Dounreay nuclear workers vote to strike 2024-04-16 [GMB]

Glasgow 13th Note workers win tribunal over shock redundancies 2024-04-16 [Unite the union]

RMT CALLS FOR ACTION TO SAVE UK TRAIN MANUFACTURING 2024-04-16 [RMT]

Scotland Union cancels STV 24-hour strike amid talks on pay dispute 2024-04-16 [The Herald]

Scotland Union claims striking staff cannot 'speak freely' 2024-04-16 [BBC]

Conservatives failures are costing families with jobs and living standards, says TUC 2024-04-16 [TUC]

Scotland Scottish Trades Union Congress fails to back no-cuts motion 2024-04-15 [Morning Star]

Scottish Trade Union Congress unanimously backs calls to defend postal services and workers 2024-04-15 [Morning Star]

Scotland Workers Winning Together - Over £4.4 Billion Won by Unions 2024-04-15 [STUC]

Unite announces Dounreay power station strike action 2024-04-15 [Unite the union]

NUJ agrees to postpone tomorrow's STV strike following pay negotiations 2024-04-15 [NUJ]

SoA welcomes cross-party parliamentary report on creator remuneration 2024-04-15 [Society of Authors]

Scotland Scottish workers bag £4.4bn in two years, STUC announces at annual congress 2024-04-15 [Morning Star]

Migrant cleaners’ strike threat as they demand same rights as white government colleagues 2024-04-14 [Independent]

‘We’ve been taken for granted for too long’: equal pay strikes by women spread across Scotland 2024-04-14 [The Observer]

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