Trade unions are protesting at train stations across the country today against increases in rail fares and planned cuts.
Hundreds of thousands of public sector workers are walking out once again over their pensions, but the government says further resistance is futile.
Union officials are to continue their legal fight against the government's pensions reform, after the high court ruled the changes were lawful.
Jeremy Clarkson's apology over his 'shoot the strikers' remark has only partially diminished uproar about the comment.
Employees in the UK could be sacked for laziness or lack of productivity, if new proposals suggested in a leaked report are taken up by the government.
Unions are no closer to calling off planned strikes over public sector pensions, Brendan Barber has said.
TUC general secretary Brendan Barber's speech to the 2011 Congress in London, in full:
Trade unions reacted with outrage today after a prominent right-wing thinktank branded 400,000 public sector job losses "easily manageable".
Ed Miliband is gearing up for a confrontation with trade unions as he seeks to limit their influence over the Labour party.
BBC journalists are walking out today as a row over compulsory redundancies deepens.
Health secretary Andrew Lansley's leaked letter criticising the government's public sector pension reforms "could have been written by any of the union negotiators", according to TUC general secretary Brendan Barber.
Southampton city council has become the first big local authority to ask its workers to take a pay cut or lose their jobs, triggering a row with unions.
Protesters, union leaders and ministers are considering their next move after yesterday's public sector pensions strike.
Up to 750,000 public sector staff are preparing to walk out over their pensions tomorrow.
Mass walkouts planned for later this week are "wrong" because the government is offering public sector workers a "good deal", David Cameron has claimed.
Millions of people affected by this Thursday's strikes should be under no illusions: there was never any chance of these talks resulting in a deal.
A 21-month-old industrial dispute between cabin crew and British Airways (BA) has finally come to an end.
Nick Clegg hopes to act as a "peacemaker" in the growing confrontation between unions and the government.
The gulf between union bosses and ministers has widened further as Danny Alexander announced the public sector pension retirement age will rise to 66.
Brendan Barber, TUC general secretary, rejects 'deeply inflammatory' public intervention by the government in the public sector pensions dispute.
Gail Cartmail, Unite assistant general secretary, slams treasury minister for 'bombing talks' with media intervention in the public sector pensions dispute.