Where trade unionists start their day on the net.
Act NOW!

Top news - England

MPs write to Ofcom over BBC regional news cuts 2020-08-11 [BECTU]

Call for Robert Jenrick to reimburse Nottingham council for Covid-19 costs, as jobs threatened 2020-07-23 [Unite the union]

All editorial staff at daily facing axe risk, union says 2020-07-21 [HoldtheFrontPage.co.uk]

Unite members at Jamie’s Italian win landmark tribunal case against former employer 2020-07-19 [Union News]

Strike ballot as Tate Enterprises continues 200-plus redundancies 2020-07-17 [PCS]

Rousing Transport for London[TfL] funding rally 2020-07-16 [TSSA]

Sir Keir Starmer slams Government at virtual Durham Miners' Gala 2020-07-12 [Evening Chronicle ]

Exclusive: Arthur Scargill pays tribute to 'unsweving Jack Charlton for miners strike solidarity 2020-07-11 [Morning Star]

Unite supports appeal over refusal to give permission for Stansted Airport’s expansion 2020-07-11 [Unite the union]

Unite reaction to East London crane collapse 2020-07-08 [Unite the union]

GKN Automotive must use furlough scheme ‘properly’ and halt ‘rash’ Birmingham redundancies 2020-07-02 [Unite the union]

RMT slams threat to axe nearly half of the staff at Britannia's famous Liverpool ‎Adelphi Hotel 2020-07-01 [RMT]

FBU vows to fight £25m London fire cuts 2020-06-28 [Union News]

NUJ calls for people who attacked journalists during London protests to face charges 2020-06-19 [The Voice]

Nottinghamshire Rolls Royce supply chain redundancies ‘nasty shock’ to local economy 2020-06-15 [Unite the union]

Young workers in Yorkshire and the Humber are three times more likely to work in sectors where jobs are most at risk 2020-06-15 [TUC]

The Collective Bargaining Challenges to The Restraint of Police Behaviour 2020-06-15 [www.ocnus.net]

Rugby Players Association threatens legal action over enforced pay cuts 2020-06-10 [Guardian]

Union calls for sick pay support as test and trace begins 2020-06-06 [Islington Tribune]

New award launched in journalist and training chief’s memory 2020-06-02 [HoldtheFrontPage.co.uk]

GMB moves towards pay dispute at Homerton 2020-05-31 [Union News]

Threat of attack on journalist and family must be lifted immediately 2020-05-28 [NUJ]

Sheffield logistics workers to lose jobs at Tradeteam drinks delivery depot - 'Brutal' says Union 2020-05-21 [BBC]

RMT warns of strike action over any cuts to London’s transport system 2020-05-21 [TransportXtra]

TSSA issues lists of demands to protect members following the death of Belly Mujinga 2020-05-14 [Union News]

ASLEF leader calls on commuters to stay off public transport 2020-05-14 [Union News]

Union threatens strike as Londoners pack trains and buses after coronavirus lockdown loosens 2020-05-14 [ABC]

Packed tube trains prompt union anger at Johnson's 'back to work' message 2020-05-13 [The Guardian]

Railway worker, 47, dies of coronavirus after being spat at on duty 2020-05-12 [SBS]

Footballers voice 'genuine concerns' over 'Project Restart' 2020-05-11 [RTÉ]

RMT calls on Sadiq Khan to ‘meet’ Tube cleaners over safety fears 2020-05-05 [Union News]

Unions angry after pay talks for Cornish carers deferred due to coronavirus 2020-05-03 [Union News]

UCU slams University of Manchester over coronavirus job loss threats 2020-04-27 [Union News]

Unite saves hundreds of jobs at Bentley Motors 2020-04-21 [Union News]

Prospect secures furlough deal for National Trust staff on flexible hours contracts 2020-04-11 [Union News]

Hospital workers ‘scapegoated’ over lack of PPE 2020-04-07 [Union News]

ASLEF demands Tube drivers are provided with PPE 2020-04-07 [Union News]

Unite calls for PPE for transport workers as five London bus workers die of coronavirus 2020-04-05 [Union News]

Footballers' union warns players wage cut could harm health service 2020-04-05 [RTÉ]

Premier League announces wage deferral plans 2020-04-03 [Irish Examiner]

The Guardian view on key workers: applause is not enough 2020-03-31 [The Guardian]

Union outrage as company that failed to pay cleaners is awarded new coronavirus hospital contract 2020-03-29 [Union News]

Coronavirus: Government to pay up to 80% of workers' wages 2020-03-27 [BBC]

Win! Bexley waste collection workers secure guaranteed sick pay after strike 2020-03-24 [Union News]

Cleaners at London hospital walk out after contractor fails to pay wages 2020-03-15 [The Guardian]

Cleaners in coronavirus-hit London hospital walk out after private contractor fails to pay wages 2020-03-13 [GMB]

Cleaners at coronavirus-hit London hospital walk out after private contractor fails to pay wages 2020-03-12 [GMB]

Parade and performance in Dorchester to honour Tolpuddle Martyrs 2020-03-05 [Echo]

New film hears voices from Miners' Strike 2020-03-03 [BBC]

South Western Railway strike dates confirmed for March 2020-02-26 [BBC]

This month in labour history

This month in labour history

6-08-1914 The Labour Leader, the newspaper of the Independent Labour Party, publishes an anti-war appeal to workers. [more]

8-08-1920 The country sees large 'citizen demonstrations' against intervention in Soviet Russia. [more]

8-08-1842 Thousands of mill and factory workers across Lancashire walk out in support of the People's Charter. [more]

9-08-1920 The TUC and the Labour Party agree to move a resolution for a general strike if Britain declares war on Soviet Russia. [more]

11-08-1917 LAbour politician Arthur Henderson resigns from the war cabinet over its refusal to allow workers' representatives to attend the Stockholm peace conference. [more]

12-08-1933 London taxi drivers go on strike against the wishes of their union. [more]

13-08-1889 The beginning of the great dockers strike [more]

16-08-1819 Yeoman attack a crowd gathered in MAnchester to demand parliamentary reform, in what becomes known as the Peterloo Massacre. [more]

23-08-1976 Fifty workers at the Grunwick film processing plant in north west London go on strike for the right to join a trade union. [more]