Trade unions

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About 1,500 Post Office workers at Crown branches to strike on 11 July
Communication Workers Union says further industrial action over pay is about ‘dignity and respect’

Mark Sweney

27, Jun, 2022 @3:00 PM

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South London tram drivers’ strike to follow national rail walkout
Aslef members on London Trams network reject 3% offer from operator FirstGroup

Gwyn Topham Transport correspondent

27, Jun, 2022 @12:00 PM

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Union accuses Labour of ‘direct attack’ on airline staff by not backing their pay demand
Comments by shadow minister David Lammy aimed at showing party is fit for government provoke angry response from Unite boss

Andrew Sparrow Political correspondent

26, Jun, 2022 @8:14 PM

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Outsourcing has eroded workers’ wages and rights | Letter
Letter: In local government, the NHS and education, there has been little protection against employers slashing labour costs, writes George Binette


26, Jun, 2022 @4:40 PM

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Boris Johnson backs plans to close ticket offices as fresh rail strike talks loom
RMT mulls future dates for industrial action as PM says it can’t be ‘business as usual’ on the railways

Gwyn Topham

26, Jun, 2022 @3:40 PM

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‘I don’t want to be an icon’: Mick Lynch on winning the rail strike PR battle
Public support has soared for the plain-speaking RMT leader who is leading the fight to protect his members’ living standards

Jon Ungoed-Thomas

26, Jun, 2022 @11:00 AM

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Jon Cruddas: ‘Labour party must support’ rail workers in pay dispute
MP says Keir Starmer’s team should not distance themselves from unions but back industrial action to defend living standards

Jon Ungoed-Thomas and Toby Helm

26, Jun, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Enemy within? Hardly... most people see why we need unions prepared to strike | Kenan Malik
Membership may have plummeted but the RMT and others play a key role in making Britain fairer

Kenan Malik

26, Jun, 2022 @6:30 AM

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Striking RMT union’s Mick Lynch tells Grant Shapps to ‘get on with his job’
Union boss says transport secretary should ‘tone down the rhetoric’ and make effort to solve rail strikes

Tom Ambrose

25, Jun, 2022 @2:03 PM

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Philip Larkin’s profound and beautiful poetry sent me back to the classroom | Rachel Cooke
The exam board that dropped the poet and others from the curriculum has overlooked their effects on young minds

Rachel Cooke

25, Jun, 2022 @2:00 PM

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NHS staff should get at least a 4% pay rise, say independent experts
Exclusive: Pay review body recommendation higher than government’s figures but less than unions want

Denis Campbell Health policy editor

25, Jun, 2022 @11:35 AM

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Boris Johnson is waging culture war against trade unions, warns TUC chief
Frances O’Grady says UK government doesn’t want to avert strikes, it wants to pick fights and sow division

Richard Partington

25, Jun, 2022 @6:00 AM

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