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Pressure on staff ‘unsustainable’ as nurse to patient ratios diluted to meet demand [RCN] 2021-01-17

Usdaw wins landmark pay deal for Morrisons supermarket workers [UNI Global Union] 2021-01-15

TUC poll: 7 in 10 requests for furlough turned down for working mums [TUC] 2021-01-14

Trade unionists can help with the country’s vaccine effort [TUC] 2021-01-07

Ministers must make the economy fair, says TUC [TUC] 2021-01-06

Education unions say governmental failure is responsible for new national lockdown in England [Education International] 2021-01-06

Education unions: Don't reopen schools; vaccinate school staff now [NASUWT, GMB, NAHT, NEU, UNISON and Unite] 2021-01-04

Education unions’ joint statement on the safe reopening of schools [TUC] 2021-01-04

Teachers take legal action as chaos grips England's schools plan [Guardian] 2021-01-03

TUC New Year message: ‘Make Britain’s goal for 2021 full and decent employment’ [TUC] 2020-12-31

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Coronavirus: Concerns over bosses breaking Covid safety rules 2021-01-17 [BBC]

Staff 'pressured to go back to work' in breach of UK Covid rules 2021-01-17 [The Observer]

Pressure on staff ‘unsustainable’ as nurse to patient ratios diluted to meet demand 2021-01-17 [RCN]

No company has been punished this year for breaching Covid safety laws 2021-01-17 [The Guardian]

Nearly half of NHS critical care staff report PTSD, depression or anxiety 2021-01-16 [The Guardian]

Airbus Broughton workers to ballot on shorter working week 2021-01-16 [Unite the union]

'Better Late Than Never' Says TSSA On New Travel Rules 2021-01-16 [TSSA]

Low-paid shun Covid tests because the cost of self-isolating is too high 2021-01-16 [Morning Star]

UWU achievements in 2020 and a look ahead to 2021 2021-01-16 [UWU]

Unions will resist attack on workers’ rights 2021-01-16 [Morning Star]

Lorry drivers in Kent ‘persecuted’ and prevented from resting due to lack of parking provisions, says Unite 2021-01-16 [Unite the union]

GDP: Chancellor must deliver job creating budget, says TUC 2021-01-16 [TUC]

Welsh Government delivers on Usdaw calls for improved safety measures in stores 2021-01-16 [USDAW]

BALPA wins major legal victory against Ryanair over ‘blacklisting’ 2021-01-16 [BALPA]

Govt recognition of domestic abuse impact at work welcomed 2021-01-16 [GMB]

RMT pledges national fight for COVID-safe working on Britain's railways 2021-01-16 [RMT]

BALPA response to Government announcement on closure of travel corridors 2021-01-16 [BALPA]

Fire service bosses pull out of Covid-19 agreement 2021-01-16 [FBU]

DfE Consultation on Awarding Grades 2021-01-16 [NEU]

How the Assange extradition threatens journalism 2021-01-15 [IFJ]

Usdaw wins landmark pay deal for Morrisons supermarket workers 2021-01-15 [UNI Global Union]

Self-isolation compensation ineffective, CIPD calls for review 2021-01-15 [HR Magazine]

Government promised it would strengthen workers’ rights – not weaken them 2021-01-15 [TUC]

Unite condemns government’s post-Brexit plans to attack workers’ rights 2021-01-15 [Unite]

Plan to rip up workers’ rights will be confronted, says GMB 2021-01-15 [GMB]

Brexit: No plans to dilute workers' rights, minister says 2021-01-15 [BBC]

RMT calls for Grant Shapps to intervene in Hitachi dispute 2021-01-15 [RMT]

Blunt warning to the whole of BT Group as industrial action ballot commences in Openreach 2021-01-15 [CWU]

Centrica trading update underlines British Gas has been and remains a profitable business 2021-01-15 [GMB]

RMT calls for lifetime bans for bandit capitalists 2021-01-15 [RMT]

Gateshead International Paint strikes suspended after pay offer accepted 2021-01-15 [Unite the union]

UNISON urges government to stop meter readings 2021-01-15 [UNISON]

Ministers must give proper support to student nurses, says UNISON 2021-01-14 [UNISON]

Union deal saves Rolls-Royce Barnoldswick 2021-01-14 [IndustriALL]

Norwegian Air job losses ‘another devastating blow’ for Gatwick 2021-01-14 [Unite the union]

Norwegian Air redundancies are yet more devastating news for the air transport industry 2021-01-14 [BALPA]

Minister steps up pressure on UK firms over home working 2021-01-14 [Guardian]

Banking union calls for face coverings to be mandatory in bank branches 2021-01-14 [Unite the union]

Calls for public enquiry as Carillion bosses face disqualification 2021-01-14 [GMB]

‘Let down and forgotten’ construction workers call for pause in non-essential work amid rising infections 2021-01-14 [Independent]

Move to bar Carillion directors from boardroom roles welcome – but should have come sooner, says Unite 2021-01-14 [Unite]

Dire Government failed to hold Carillion to account 2021-01-14 [GMB]

Three victims of trafficking and modern slavery to sue Biffa 2021-01-14 [The Guardian]

Unions have become stronger during pandemic, increasing members and helping to protect jobs and improve workplaces 2021-01-14 [Morning Star]

Ground-breaking deal by Unite saves Barnoldswick’s Rolls-Royce factory and 350 jobs 2021-01-14 [Unite the union]

CWU Response To Complaints About Mail Delays 2021-01-14 [CWU]

RMT demands end to 'fire and re-hire' in UK offshore wind industry 2021-01-14 [RMT]

RMT members to strike at rail infrastructure firm Clarke Chapman 2021-01-14 [RMT]

Santander blasted for misjudgement in otherwise well-intended Covid response 2021-01-14 [CWU]

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