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Electric bus sound could pose dangers 2020-01-19 [Risks TUC]

Chancellor’s position on EU alignment 'grossly negligent', manufacturing union warns 2020-01-19 [Unite the union]

AA staff face pensions 'nightmare' 2020-01-19 [GMB]

Brexit: 'No alignment' with EU on regulation, Javid tells business 2020-01-18 [BBC]

Left wing? You may be on police extremism list 2020-01-18 [Morning Star]

Royal Mail strikes could be in pipeline after union leader calls for fresh ballot 2020-01-18 [Socialist Worker]

Labour let the right shape both sides of the Brexit debate 2020-01-17 [Opendemocracy]

Birkbeck cleaners win fight to be directly employed 2020-01-17 [Unison ]

EPI on the Early Years Workforce 2020-01-17 [NEU]

Government Flybe review must develop a coherent regional transport strategy, urges Unite 2020-01-17 [Unite the union]

New figures show ‘dreadful record’ for creation of green jobs, says TUC 2020-01-17 [TUC]

One in five workers are banned from discussing their pay, TUC poll finds 2020-01-17 [TUC]

Grenfell: Johnson appoints engineer with links to the firm that made the tower's cladding to the inquiry 2020-01-17 [Morning Star]

Boris Johnson's pick to help lead Grenfell inquiry linked to cladding firm 2020-01-16 [The Guardian]

5,000 people died before being repaid over benefits error 2020-01-16 [The Guardian]

RMT demands government action as P&O double down on seafarer exploitation in Hull 2020-01-16 [RMT]

Members’ distress as more Crowns face the axe 2020-01-16 [CWU]

Northern Ireland health workers suspend strike and vote on government pay offer 2020-01-16 [UNISON]

TSSA Will Ballot Membership On Labour Leadership Contest 2020-01-16 [TSSA]

Trial of union leader for assault by megaphone collapses 2020-01-16 [The Guardian]

Worker reassurances needed after OVO Energy purchases SSE Energy Services 2020-01-15 [Unite the union]

Carillion collapse two years on, lessons not learned, hospitals unfinished and guilty unpunished 2020-01-15 [Unite the union]

Unite comment on Flybe rescue 2020-01-15 [Unite the union]

FBU responds to HMICFRS annual report 2020-01-15 [FBU]

Don't miss out on your vote in the Labour leadership election! 2020-01-15 [TSSA]

NAHT president visits Isle of Man for AGM 2020-01-15 [Energy FM]

Being wealthy adds nine years to life expectancy, says study 2020-01-15 [The Guardian]

Deliver solidarity to Bootle post workers’ strikes 2020-01-15 [Socialist Worker]

Manuel Cortes Letter to Train Operating Companies (TOCs) On Railways Pension Scheme 2020-01-15 [TSSA]

Santander pay deal out to ballot 2020-01-15 [CWU]

BALPA responds to news of a rescue package for Flybe 2020-01-15 [BALPA]

Union lawyer to sue Met police over 'false imprisonment' 2020-01-15 [Guardian]

Beer drinkers may face ‘short measures’ after Greene King workers vote for strike action over ‘paltry’ pay offer 2020-01-15 [Unite the union]

Local authorities must bring Sanctuary Care contracts ‘back in-house’ 2020-01-15 [Unite the union]

Labour leadership hopefuls court votes of the 'big five' unions 2020-01-15 [The Guardian]

Labour leadership: Lisa Nandy boosted by endorsement from NUM 2020-01-15 [The Independent ]

London facing standstill as exhausted bus drivers prepare for strike action 2020-01-06 [Unite the Union]

Free Ports could put hard fought for workers rights at risk 2020-01-14 [TUC]

Northern Ireland health strike dates announced 2020-01-14 [GMB]

Cops arrest trade union's lawyer on the picket line 2020-01-14 [Morning Star]

CWU's questions to leader candidates are a model to Labour members 2020-01-14 [The Skwawkbox]

IFJ Voice January 2020 - Editorial: Julian Assange 2020-01-14 [IFJ]

Starmer is all but certain to be on the ballot paper as he has the backing of Unison 2020-01-13 [Guardian]

If Flybe didn’t exist, it would have to be invented, says pilots’ union 2020-01-13 [BALPA]

Zero-hours contracts ruin lives. Time to ban them once and for all 2020-01-13 [TUC]

Unite comment on Flybe concerns 2020-01-13 [Unite the union]

BALPA demands immediate talks on the future of Flybe For more info 2020-01-13 [BALPA]

As Labour leader, Keir Starmer would take our values back into government 2020-01-13 [UNISON]

BBC journalist wins landmark equal pay case 2020-01-13 [EFJ]

Average adult just a couple pay cheques away from homelessness 2020-01-13 [East London and West essex Guardian]

This month in labour history

11-01-1831 Dozens of workers are convicted of machine-breaking during the agricultural workers' rebellion commonly known as the Swing Riots [more]