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Wirral residents facing piles of rubbish as bin workers prepare to strike 2020-02-16 [Unite the union]

Liverpool warehouse workers receive inflation busting pay increas 2020-02-13 [Unite the union]

‘Sick and tired’ London bus drivers vote overwhelmingly in favour of strike action 2020-02-11 [Unite the union]

TSSA welcomes Woolwich Ferry insourcing 2020-02-11 [TSSA]

Cambridgeshire jam maker in contracts’ row 2020-02-08 [Unite the union]

Dispute at Felixstowe docks over outsourcing has been settled, says Unite 2020-02-08 [Unite the union]

Bakerloo line strike: Tube workers to stage two 24-hour walkouts due to 'intolerable' levels of stress 2020-02-07 [Evening Standard]

Exhausted London bus drivers facing race to the bottom as ballot for action to take place 2020-02-04 [Unite the union]

Political journalists boycott No 10 briefing after reporter ban 2020-02-03 [The Guardian]

Workers at Lear Corporation in Sunderland win campaign for trade union rights 2020-02-02 [Northern Echo]

GMB warns over 'dither and delay' on Appledore 2020-02-02 [GMB]

Transport for London workers to strike over paltry pay 2020-01-27 [Unite the union]

Strikes at Coventry University this week 2020-01-27 [UCU]

Woolwich Ferry staff to strike for two days in pay dispute 2020-01-27 [Unite the union]

Free parking for Hackney residents on cards when parking wardens strike over pay and safety 2020-01-26 [Unite the union]

Police branches welcome new maternity support 2020-01-26 [UNISON]

South Western Railway guards vote for more strikes 2020-01-24 [BBC]

RMT demands immediate action on violence against London transport staff 2020-01-23 [RMT]

TSSA Accepts London Underground Pay Offer 2020-01-23 [TSSA]

South Western Railway - RMT today slammed the government for its total cop out 2020-01-22 [RMT]

Heathrow baggage could disappear into a void as baggage handlers strike over pay 2020-01-17 [Unite the union]

Liverpool mail strike called off after company concedes deal 2020-01-17 [CWU]

Sheerness Docks strike off after GB Terminals drivers accept pay offer 2020-01-16 [Unite the union]

Cops arrest trade unions lawyer on the picket line 2020-01-15 [Morning Star]

Metropolitan Police to face legal action after unlawfully detaining barrister during lawful strike at St. George’s University 2020-01-14 [uvw union]

South East 999 call mergers 'unsafe and unsustainable' 2020-01-09 [FBU]

Hackney school bus staff dispute ends with pay and agency worker win 2020-01-08 [Unite the union]

RMT Rail Gourmet workers at Paddington depot to strike again 2020-01-08 [RMT]

Arriva Rail London is pressing ahead with cuts to ticket office hours across the London Overground network 2020-01-07 [RMT]

Bradford council’s offer to protect libraries and museum service given cautious welcome by Unite 2020-01-07 [Unite the union]

New London electric bus sound could pose dangers warns Unite 2020-01-07 [Unite the union]

Demonstrate for peace in the Middle East 2020-01-07 [PCS]

South Western Railway faces fresh wave of strikes in new year 2019-12-31 [The Guardian]

Skilled Maintainers' picket line at Gosforthr 2019-12-22 [RMT]

M25 facing January gridlock as highways maintenance workers ballot for strikes in pay dispute 2019-12-21 [Unite the union]

Tyne and Wear network brought to a halt by two-day strike 2019-12-21 [chroniclelive]

Liverpool university staff to strike for 48 hours in pay and ‘bullying’ dispute 2019-12-20 [Unite the union]

Tyne and Wear Metro strike action rock solid 2019-12-20 [RMT]

New delays to Liverpool Royal Hospital construction down to government’s failure 2019-12-19 [Unite the union]

Woolwich Ferry staff to strike on Thursday in pay dispute 2019-12-18 [Unite the union]

London's Royal Parks to pay attendants living wage following strikes 2019-12-16 [The Guardian]

Unite members dig deep to show Christmas support for Bromley library campaign 2019-12-11 [Unite the union]

Unite will ‘fight to save’ Clarks’ jobs after firm announces global job cuts 2019-12-11 [Unite the union]

Unite to provide ‘full support’ to Clugston workers after firm collapses 2019-12-08 [Unite the union]

Metro to be completely shut down for TWO DAYS as driver pay row sparks strike 2019-12-07 [chroniclelive]

HMRC Ealing dispute is example of government’s poor treatment of civil service 2019-12-06 [PCS]

In the UK and the US, populism can’t stop a declining steel industry 2019-12-06 [Equal Times]

RMT today issued a fresh call for further talks with South Western Railway 2019-12-04 [RMT]

Wigan council mechanics ballot for strike after 'one compromise too many' on pay and shifts 2019-12-03 [Unite the union]

Woolwich Ferry staff to strike on 19 December in pay dispute 2019-12-03 [Unite the union]

This month in labour history

10-02-1972 30,000 Birmingham engineers go on strike in solidarity with striking miners. Thousands of them march to Saltley Gate coke depot, overpowering police to shut the gates. [more]

17-02-2006 Royal Mail workers in Belfast return to work after a successful wildcat strike against victimisation [more]