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Unite's health workers to vote on industrial action 2019-11-18 [BBC]

Unite members at ABP declare victory after determined industrial action yields results 2019-11-15 [Unite]

Midwives to vote on industrial action 2019-11-15 [Nursing in Practice]

Unison: Strike action will target ‘all NI trusts and every workplace’ 2019-11-13 [Belfast News Letter]

Irish nurses' strike leader supports NI nurses' action 2019-11-13 [BBC]

Health staff pay: Unison members in NI vote to strike 2019-11-12 [BBC]

Nurses vote to strike for first time over staffing and pay 2019-11-07 [BBC]

Health worker strike could be due election day 2019-11-07 [Andersonstown News]

Queen's and Ulster universities face eight-day strike 2019-11-07 [BBC]

Fire Brigades Union welcomes MP concerns over funding 2019-11-05 [Belfast News Letter]

RCN Northern Ireland criticises ‘deeply offensive’ pay policy 2019-11-02 [Nursing Times]

Investment for future growth must follow sale of Bombardier Aerospace to Spirit Aerosystems 2019-11-01 [Unite the union]

GMB offers 'cautious welcome' to Bombardier sale 2019-11-01 [GMB]

Public sector pay squeeze set to continue 2019-10-31 [BBC]

Bombardier NI operations sold to Spirit AeroSystems 2019-10-31 [BBC]

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]

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]