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'Reckless and unnecessary' plans leave council workers at risk 2020-04-18 [GMB]

At risk families need to be protected during letter limbo 2020-04-15 [GMB]

Stena Line seafarers see pay offer withdrawn after union took 'too long deliberating' 2020-04-02 [Daily Post]

Pontardawe Arts Centre to hold events to mark miners' strike 2020-03-04 [South Wales Guardian]

Hywel Dda University Health Board signs TUC’s Dying to Work Charter 2020-02-17 [TUC]

Unions respond to Tata chairman's comments 2020-01-07 [GMB]

Council workers vote in favour of gritting strike 2019-11-26 [Wales Online]

Carmarthenshire workers vote in favour of gritting strike 2019-11-26 [BBC]

Strike action ballot to commence at First Hydro in Dinorwig and Ffestiniog power stations 2019-11-22 [Unite the union]

Unite welcomes Ineos’ new Bridgend car factory For more info 2019-09-19 [Unite the union]

'Political opportunism' of Plaid Cymru regarding Betsi Cadwaladr attacked by Unite Wales 2019-08-20 [Unite the union]

Another university signs up to living wage 2019-06-27 [UNISON]

Workers at Ford plant vote to fight closure with threat of industrial action 2019-06-15 [Irish Examiner]

Ford should not tiptoe away from Bridgend, GMB says 2019-06-10 [Irish Examiner]

Ford workers in Bridgend to be balloted over strike action 2019-06-10 [Wales Online]

Ford Bridgend closure a ‘grotesque act of economic betrayal’, says McCluskey 2019-06-07 [Unite the union]

Biffa workers on Anglesey set to strike over Easter 2019-04-08 [Unite the union]

Council to blacklist firms that exploit workers or ban them from joining unions 2019-04-04 [North Wales Live]

Herald newspaper editor has £70,000 debts 2019-03-27 [BBC]

New co-operative puts power back in the hands of drivers 2019-03-02 [GMB]

20% fired after public sector sexual harassment claims 2019-02-09 [BBC]

RMT to hold protest in Holyhead on Friday 8th February for jobs, pay and trade union rights on Irish Ferries' WB Yeats 2019-02-04 [RMT]

Hundreds of jobs to go as car giant Ford rolls out redundancy programme at main UK plant 2019-02-01 [Irish Independent]

Wyfla Collapse Would Leave UK Energy Plan In Tatters 2019-01-14 [GMB]

Unite vows to fight job losses at Ford Bridgend 2019-01-12 [Unite the union]

Rail food supply workers stage Christmas Eve strike in bullying dispute 2018-12-25 [South Wales Argus]

Staff at Amazon's Swansea warehouse 'treated like robots' 2018-12-20 [BBC]

Bin collection strike threat from Wales's 'lowest paid' refuse workers 2018-12-12 [Live]

Welsh councils have shed 28,100 jobs in the last eight years 2018-11-27 [BBC]

Union stages protest on Black Friday over 'inhuman' working conditions at Amazon 2018-11-23 [ITV]

Strike ballots over pay to open in Welsh colleges 2018-09-22 [UCU]

Warm welcome for trade unions at National Eisteddfod 2018-08-29 [TU]

Swansea victory – solidarity wins justice 2018-07-14 [CWU]

Victims of #SpyCops to address the National Assembly of Wales 2018-06-28 [Plaid Cymru]

Swansea tidal bay lagoon decision is a short-sighted ‘jobs killer’ 2018-06-26 [Unite the union]

Pupils upskirting teachers increasing, NASUWT Cymru warns 2018-06-24 [BBC]

Broughton, the town in fear after Brexit warning by Airbus 2018-06-23 [Guardian]

Government support for Wylfa nuclear power station ‘a step in the right direction’, says Unite 2018-06-05 [Unite the union]

Friction Dynamics strike: Plaque to mark 'longest' dispute 2018-05-28 [BBC]

Friction Dynamics strike: Plaque to mark 'longest' dispute 2018-05-28 [BBC]

WTUC congress backs call for Welsh policy on menopause working 2018-05-24 [Morning Star]

TSSA respond to Keolis/Amey Welsh rail takeover 2018-05-23 [TSSA]

Former Swansea City directors' claim of club's unfair dismissal is upheld 2018-05-01 [Wales Online]

DM pledges to campaign for properly-funded S4C 2018-04-22 [NUJ]

University 'Cutting Unions Out' 2018-04-11 [GMB]

Man was 'bought like a piece of furniture' 2018-04-09 [BBC]

University of South Wales: Union says strike 'possible' 2018-04-05 [BBC]

Tesco Cardiff call centre closes with the loss of 1,100 jobs 2018-02-16 [USDAW]

University of South Wales cleaners win tribunal case 2018-02-12 [UNISON]

Union and councillors call for greater compassion ahead of budget setting 2018-02-03 [The Guardian]

This month in labour history

4-05-1926 For the first and so far only time in British history, the TUC calls millions of workers out in a general strike, in support of coal miners. [more]

5-05-1882 Sylvia Pankhurst, suffragette and revolutionary socialist, is born. [more]

10-05-1920 Dockers refused to load arms shipments to be used by White armies in Russia. [more]

14-05-1771 Socialist philanthropist Robert Owen is born [more]

30-05-1984 Miners leader Arthur Scargill, along with 81 other pickets, is arrested at the Orgreave coking plant in South Yorkshire. [more]