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30,000 sign petition against Devon and Somerset fire cuts 2019-09-20 [FBU]

Usdaw campaigns outside Worcester M and S 2019-09-19 [USDAW]

Firefighters win campaign to halt cuts in South Yorkshire 2019-09-18 [FBU]

Whitehall department strike grows as workers demand living wage 2019-09-07 [THE GUARDIAN]

'No Way' To HS2 Delay - Cortes For more info 2019-09-03 [TSSA]

Herts County Council highways workers vote to strike over new contracts 2019-09-03 [Bishop's Stortford Independent]

Disruption continues as South Western rail strike enters fourth day 2019-09-02 [The Guardian]

Greenwich council bosses to downgrade call-out service for vulnerable residents 2019-08-31 [Unite the union]

RMT members united and determined to protect passenger safety 2019-08-31 [RCN]

Workers at Heathrow secure inflation beating pay deal 2019-08-29 [Unite the union]

Central and Victoria Lines strike action by Train Operators suspended 2019-08-29 [RMT]

Great support for Stockport Universal Credit strike 2019-08-28 [PCS]

Week-long strike by Lincolnshire health visitors, as bosses ‘starve’ them of pay rises 2019-08-28 [Unite the union]

Sheffield's Ambrose Shardlow workers appeal for missing trade union banner 2019-08-26 [The Morning Star]

'Constructive' talks over NHS Tayside pharmacy worker strike 2019-08-26 [BBC]

RMT announces strike action at engineering firm Wabtec Faiveley UK (Rail Doncaster) 2019-08-22 [RMT]

Strike action will go ahead Saturday on Merseyrail 2019-08-22 [RMT]

The Tories' HS2 review is another betrayal of Britain's railway 2019-08-21 [ASLEF]

Seven days of industrial action will take place in September on Bluestar Buses 2019-08-21 [RMT]

Stowmarket ‘Dulux’ pay dispute turns bitter as bosses threaten ultimatum, says Unite 2019-08-20 [Unite the union]

RMT shifts strike dates by train operators on Central and Victoria Lines 2019-08-20 [RMT]

Port operatives at C.RO Ports Killingholme secure union recognition 2019-08-19 [Unite the union]

Stoke council job cuts to fund children’s services are ‘robbing Peter to pay Paul’, says Unite 2019-08-19 [Unite the union]

Unite statement on Heathrow ballot 2019-08-16 [Unite the union]

Gloucestershire MoD asbestos scandal deepens as Unite demands answers and worker support 2019-08-15 [Unite the union]

North West petrol shortages and flight delays likely as Ellesmere Port tanker drivers prepare for strike action 2019-08-15 [Unite the union]

Hundreds of Matalan warehouse staff vote to strike over pay dispute 2019-08-13 [business-live]

GMB and MPs slam council plan to slash 250 jobs 2019-08-13 [GMB]

UNISON invites Prime Minister Boris Johnson to Grantham Hospital 'to see true extent of NHS cuts' 2019-08-12 [granthamjournal.co.uk]

Stockport Universal Credit centre workers set to strike 2019-08-10 [PCS]

MoD accused of exposing Gloucestershire guards to asbestos contamination 2019-08-08 [Unite the union]

Unite demanding urgent answers following MGT Teesside jobs cull 2019-08-08 [Unite the union]

Gatwick Airport strike: Security staff suspend walk out 2019-08-08 [BBC]

Gatwick security guards dispute suspended after improved pay offer 2019-08-07 [Unite the union]

Unite gains union recognition at Leicestershire sorting hub 2019-08-07 [Unite the union]

Lincolnshire health visitors step up pay campaign with more strikes and rallies planned 2019-08-06 [Unite the union]

Unite secures victory for ‘stolen weeks’ ESS MoD workers in Hampshire 2019-08-06 [Unite the union]

Tuesday’s Heathrow strike suspended as workers vote on improved pay offer 2019-08-06 [Unite the union]

Airport workers union suspends Heathrow strike 2019-08-05 [UPI]

Heathrow: strike action on Monday suspended as union talks continue 2019-08-05 [The Guardian]

RMT members standing firm on third day of action in fight for workplace justice on East Midlands Trains 2019-08-04 [RMT]

Mass Asda protest over ‘punitive’ contract as GMB registers official dispute 2019-08-04 [GMB]

Heathrow airport: strike action looms as talks continue 2019-08-04 [Guardian]

Urgent inquiry needed following Reading scaffold collapse 2019-08-02 [Unite the union]

Usdaw Members at JD Sports, Rochdale Fightback 2019-08-02 [USDAW]

Disruption on cards at Gatwick Airport as security workers vote to strike over poverty pay 2019-08-01 [Unite the union]

Unite praises London mayor’s ‘Good Work Standard’ as excellent first step 2019-08-01 [Unite the union]

RMT has confirmed that industrial action will go ahead tonight on Cross Country 2019-08-01 [RMT]

Strike threat by South Yorkshire bus drivers lifted as workers back new pay offer 2019-07-31 [Unite the union]

RMT announces additional East Midlands Trains strike as Stagecoach cut and run 2019-07-31 [RMT]

This month in labour history

2-09-1976 All 137 Grumwick strikers are sacked by the company. [more]

11-09-1860 Dockers union leader Ben Tillett was born [more]

15-09-1913 Over 10,000 English railwaymen refuse to handle Dublin goods in an official sympathy strike with locked-out Irish workers. [more]

28-09-1995 Liverpool dockers are locked out by their employer, sparking a two-year struggle for their jobs and livelihoods. [more]