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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]

Support members at Ealing Tax Office and help keep jobs local 2019-12-02 [PCS]

RMT action in defence of safety on South Western Railway rock solid 2019-12-02 [RMT]

Whirlpool in a spin as Bristol workforce strikes over poverty pay 2019-11-29 [Unite the union]

Councils in the North West spending £1.4bn a year less on key services than in 2010 2019-11-25 [TUC]

The number of fire fatalities is on the rise in Surrey 2019-11-23 [FBU]

Westex Carpets staff to strike over ‘insulting’ pay freeze 2019-11-21 [Unite the union]

RMT calls for SWR to be stripped of franchise 2019-11-18 [RMT]

Long-running dispute at Nottingham College ends as college agrees deal on pay and workload 2019-11-16 [UCU]

RMT has called strike action on Eurostar in its fight for Rail Gourmet caterers to be paid the London Living Wage 2019-11-15 [RMT]

McStrike: Why unhappy workers walked out 2019-11-14 [BBC]

Private hire drivers union set for huge announcement challenging TfL's position to protect workers 2019-11-11 [Taxi Point]

TSSA Calls For Public Inquiry Into Crossrail Costs 2019-11-09 [TSSA]

Unite seeks urgent talks as Poole print firm is set to close with more than 170 jobs under threat 2019-11-08 [Unite the union]

Journalists warn fresh cuts by Newsquest in Cumbria will 'damage' reputation of titles 2019-11-07 [Press Gazette]

Newsquest job cuts announced in Carlisle and Kendal 2019-11-06 [NUJ]

Sex workers defend Labour's Rother Valley candidate Sophie Wilson over 'anti-woman' allegations 2019-11-06 [The Post]

Peabody housing managers balloted for strike action over erosion of employment conditions 2019-11-05 [Unite the union]

Transport workers essential to keeping London moving vote for strike action 2019-11-03 [Unite the union]

Croydon Tramlink: CPS decision on crash charges 2019-10-31 [ASLEF]

Unite rejects slurs on London firefighters ahead of Grenfell report 2019-10-31 [Unite Live]

FBU responds to Grenfell Inquiry 2019-10-30 [Union News]

The 'outcast' workers rising at dawn to clean universities 2019-10-28 [The Guardian]

'Union-busting tactics': Cleaners at top university told by employers to keep silent over potential strike action 2019-10-25 [iNews]

Several London employers to face strike action by outsourced workers 2019-10-23 [The Canary]

Low-paid UCL workers celebrate UNISON-brokered pay deal 2019-10-22 [UNISON]

Greenwich council housing repair workers to strike for five days over new pay structure 2019-10-22 [Unite the union]

ISS staff win London Living Wage at BEIS after months of indefinite strike action 2019-10-22 [PCS]

Bradford library and museum strike ‘solid’, 2019-10-21 [Unite the union]

Arriva's Northern Rail - terminate the contract and bring the whole service into public ownership 2019-10-21 [RMT]

Northern Renationalisation Sounds Death Knell For Private Railways 2019-10-16 [TSSA]

Len McCluskey attacks hardline Lincolnshire council over ‘divide and rule’ jobs move 2019-10-16 [Unite the union]

Unite and TfL join forces in anti-hate campaign as hate crime rises on London buses 2019-10-16 [Unite the union]

ASDA workers to hand bosses 23,000 strong petition during mass protest 2019-10-16 [GMB]

Councils in the North East will face £1.2bn funding gap by 2025 2019-10-16 [TUC]

Guards - RMT secures major breakthrough and suspends planned action as Merseyrail 2019-10-16 [RMT]

Derbyshire flooring workers to hold the first of 20 days of strike action 2019-10-15 [Unite the union]

Usdaw wins a breakthrough at JD Sports in Rochdale 2019-10-13 [USDAW]

Costain and Skanska accused of union busting and suppressing Crossrail Bond Street air quality concerns 2019-10-12 [Unite the union]

Picket outside TUC's Congress House in Thompsons dispute 2019-10-10 [GMB]

RMT exposes full scale of London ticket office closures 2019-10-10 [RMT]

Bootle anti-racist postal walkout ends after bosses use strikebreakers and injunction 2019-10-10 [Socialist Worker]

Bootle anti-racist postal walkout ends after bosses use strike breakers and injunction 2019-10-10 [Socialist Worker]

RMT suspends Tube industrial action due to start at midnight as union secures major victory over track noise 2019-10-09 [RMT]

Picket line pay victory in Hackney shift payments dispute over bussing disabled children to school 2019-10-09 [Unite the union]

UCL workers to decide on strike action over 'unjust' outsourcing 2019-10-09 [The Guardian]

This month in labour history

9-12-1913 A Special Delegate Conference of the TUC votes overwhelmingly against calling sympathetic strike action to aid locked-out workers in Dublin. [more]