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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]

Petition in support of striking staff at Nottingham College tops 1,200 signatures 2019-10-07 [UCU]

Former Thomas Cook worker’s 200 mile trek for justice to end in Westminster 2019-10-05 [Unite the union]

HS2 headquarters in Birmingham to be targeted in latest Unite anti-union busting demo 2019-10-05 [Unite the union]

Unite’s response over Crossrail Bond Street health fears 2019-10-05 [Unite the union]

Outsourced North West workers win statutory recognition 2019-10-05 [UNISON]

Caterers at BEIS win London Living Wage in landmark victory 2019-10-05 [PCS]

Unite calls for urgent talks over possible closure of INEOS plant on Teesside 2019-10-04 [Unite the union]

Unofficial post walkout in Merseyside in anti-racist solidarity with Muslim worker 2019-10-03 [Socialist Worker]

Nissan could drop UK Qashqai production in no-deal Brexit - Employs 7000 2019-10-02 [Guardian]

RMT launches fresh campaign to halt London Overground ticket office hour changes 2019-10-02 [RMT]

Nottingham strike ballot after postman ‘fired for complaining’ 2019-10-02 [CWU]

Thomas Cook workers to protest at Conservative conference in Manchester 2019-09-27 [Unite the union]

GMB welcomes developments on future of Appledore Shipyard 2019-09-27 [GMB]

Austerity and privatization by consective governments led to Grenfell tragedy, says fire union 2019-09-25 [Independent]

Government must act to save Tees Valley jobs as Sirius Mineral workers face layoffs 2019-09-24 [Unite the union]

This month in labour history

1-11-1976 Union of Postal Workers refuses to handle any mail for Grunwick, as the strike at the company continues. [more]

14-11-1913 Sympathy action breaks out in some British ports, like Liverpool, in support of workers in Dublin, but fails to spread. [more]

22-11-1900 2,800 workers at the Penrhyn quarry in Snowdonia, Wales, walk off the job over pay and union recognition. The strike last a staggering three years, one of the longest industrial disputes in British history. [more]

30-11-2011 Millions of public sector workers join the biggest single strike day since 1926, against the government's pension reforms. [more]