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Bar staff tips won't be protected by new law thanks to Stormont suspension 2019-10-16 [BelfastLive]

Former north-east trade union boss returns to homeland for special talk 2019-10-14 [The Press and Journal]

Health chief warns 'something has to give' 2019-10-10 [BBC]

Wrightbus: owner unable to reach deal to sell Ballymena firm 2019-10-10 [BBC]

Rescue deal for Wrightbus rejected by company controlled by founder’s son 2019-10-10 [irishtimes.com]

'Decision day' for troubled Wrightbus 2019-10-10 [RTÉ]

NUJ renews appeal for O’Hagan investigation 2019-09-27 [NUJ]

Rally for Wrightbus as speculation grows over buyers 2019-10-03 [Sky Statement]

Harland and Wolff workforce and unions praised for perseverance and strength 2019-10-02 [Belfast Telegraph]

79 jobs saved in Belfast as Harland and Wolff sold to UK buyer 2019-10-01 [RTÉ]

Wrightbus: 'Delicate talks' ongoing, says former director 2019-09-30 [BBC]

Former Wrightbus workers protest outside evangelical church 2019-09-30 [Irish Times]

'Boris bus' maker Wrightbus goes into administration 2019-09-25 [Guardian ]

Thomas Cook: More than 100 staff lose jobs 2019-09-24 [BBC]

Nurses to be balloted on strike action 2019-09-19 [BBC]

NUJ condemns Paisley attack on political editor 2019-09-18 [NUJ]

Autistic civil servant goes to tribunal over disciplinary process 2019-09-17 [Belfast Telegraph]

NAHT school principals balloted on strike action 2019-09-16 [BBC]

'It has validated what we already knew - that the work is out there': Harland and Wolff union representative 2019-09-13 [Belfast Telegraph]

Fórsa seeks Aer Lingus engagement on Belfast routes 2019-09-13 [Fórsa]

Stormont reviews no-deal Brexit plans as trade union calls for staff boycott 2019-09-13 [Irish News]

Grand Opera House staff may strike over job fears 2019-09-13 [BBC]

Head teacher union to ballot members over possible strike 2019-09-07 [Belfast Telegraph]

Support grows as Harland and Wolff shipyard occupation reaches five weeks 2019-09-05 [IndustriALL]

Firefighters union in safety warning over job cuts 2019-09-05 [BBC]

Why workers seized the shipyard that built the Titanic 2019-09-02 [Now This News]

Harland and Wolff workers hailed for taking a stand to save jobs as bidding war under way to buy Belfast shipyard 2019-08-30 [Belfast Telegraph]

Professor John Barry of Queens University launches an open letter in support of Harland & Wolff workforce 2019-08-20 [Unite the Union]

Harland and Wolff: 'Positive talks' over shipyard future 2019-08-16 [BBC]

Belfast Workers Seize Shipyard That Built the Titanic, Plan to Make Renewable Energy 2019-08-15 [Vice]

Leases on Harland and Wolff site limit redevelopment options 2019-08-14 [Irish Times]

Ambulance crisis: Getting by 'on a wing and a prayer' 2019-08-12 [BBC]

Harland and Wolff: former minister calls for imaginative thinking 2019-08-12 [BBC]

Ambulance crew shortage: Second ROI ambulance crew drafted in 2019-08-11 [BBC]

Government must come up with rescue plan for Harland and Wolff shipyard, says TUC 2019-08-07 [TUC]

Boris Johnson urged to step in or risk betraying Harland and Wolff workers 2019-08-06 [Unite the union]

Boris Johnson must back Harland and Wolff workers 2019-08-06 [GMB]

Northern Ireland shipyard workers occupy yard that built the Titanic 2019-08-05 [IndustriALL]

Harland and Wolff unions believe shipyard should be renationalised 2019-08-04 [irishtimes.com]

Fire Service cutting crews over budget pressures 2019-08-03 [BBC]

Harland and Wolff: Council to hold emergency meeting 2019-08-01 [BBC]

Doctors warn pension tax puts pressure on health service 2019-08-01 [BBC]

SAFTU in solidarity with workers occupying the Harland and Wolff shipyard to save jobs and skills! 2019-07-31 [SAFTU]

Mass protest over sale of Titanic' shipyard Harland and Wolf 2019-07-31 [GMB]

Nurses set to vote on strike action over pay and conditions 2019-07-30 [Belfast Telegraph]

Health trusts pay £43m in five years to just one nursing provider 2019-07-30 [Belfast Telegraph]

Administration at Harland and Wolff postponed, worker tells rally 2019-07-30 [Belfast Telegraph]

Harland and Wolff shipyard crisis 'is a commercial issue' 2019-07-30 [BBC]

Northern unions call for Boris Johnson to nationalise Harland & Wolff 2019-07-29 [Irish Times]

Civil servants strike over pay and conditions 2019-07-26 [BBC]

This month in labour history

4-10-1936 At Cable Street, London, thousands of trade unionists, socialists and communists throw up barricades to block the British Union of Fascists from marching through the Jewish neighbourhoods of the East End. [more]

6-10-1913 The conference of the Miners Federation passes a motion in favour of a general strike in Britain to support Dublin's locked out workers, with only one vote against. [more]

25-10-1895 Socialist and feminist Edith Lanchester captured by her family and institutionalised for opposing the institution of marriage [more]