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Tuesday 17 January 2012
Ed Miliband came under assault from Labour's union backers today, as fury over his decision to embrace austerity measures led to open discussions about the withdrawal of financial support for the party.
Thursday 12 January 2012
Railway signal workers in Scotland are to stage two further strikes in a dispute over career progression, union leaders announced today.
Wednesday 04 January 2012
Political parties' reliance on large donations from individuals or trade unions means there is “bound to be suspicion” about honours and other favours, a public standards watchdog chief said today.
Friday 23 December 2011
Resolving a dispute that could see train services disrupted over the Christmas period was made "impossible" by the stance of the RMT union, Network Rail claimed tonight.
Thursday 22 December 2011
Unions today declared a national dispute on the railways in a row over control centre jobs, raising the threat of industrial action.
Wednesday 21 December 2011
London Underground asked a High Court judge today to stop a Boxing Day strike by Tube drivers in a row over pay.
Monday 19 December 2011
London Underground today launched legal action in a bid to halt a planned strike on Boxing Day by Tube drivers in a row over pay.
Thursday 15 December 2011
Signal workers are to stage a three-day strike from Christmas Eve in a row over career progression, threatening disruption to services, it was announced today.
Friday 09 December 2011
The biggest rail workers union demanded information today about a media "undercover surveillance operation" against the union and its general secretary.
Thursday 01 December 2011
BBC presenter Jeremy Clarkson remained at the centre of a storm of protest tonight despite apologising for saying striking public sector workers "should be shot".
Wednesday 30 November 2011
Schools, hospitals, courts and transport were hit by the biggest strike in decades today as teachers, nurses and civil servants joined weather forecasters, botanists and nuclear physicists on picket lines.
Saturday 26 November 2011
Union barons are meant to be arrogant and politically motivated. But that's nothing like the man who will be leading next week's public sector strike
Monday 14 November 2011
A government minister was today accused of dashing hopes of saving thousands of jobs after refusing to change a controversial decision to award a lucrative train-building contract to a German firm.
Wednesday 26 October 2011
London Underground drivers will refuse to follow new instructions after voting in favour of industrial action in a row over safety, it was announced today.
Wednesday 26 October 2011
Ray Boyfield was one of the Trades Union Congress officials who played a major part in helping the organisation after the war become one of the most effective forces in the restructuring of industry and social welfare. Mentioned as a possible successor to George Woodcock as general secretary, he left the trade union movement to join private industry as a labour-relations adviser and then to join the National Industrial Relations Court which was boycotted by the TUC.
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