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Scottish TUSC’s 100% anti-austerity manifesto launched

Scottish TUSC launched it’s general election manifesto on Friday. It was widely covered in the press as the “100% anti-austerity ” alternative. (see links to press coverage below) Brian Smith, Glasgow South Scottish TUSC candidate: “Scottish TUSC are offering a ...

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TUSC: the most impressive of all

Matt Dobson reports Scottish Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition (TUSC) candidate Brian Smith got an excellent response at the Common Weal Glasgow South hustings on Thursday, which over 150 attended. A poll taken at the end of the debate saw ...

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Striking Glasgow Unison members are “In it to win it”

Interview with North East Community Homeless Caseworkers, Lesley and Mary. 70 Unison members in Glasgow have been on strike since March 31 in a long-running dispute with the council over re-grading and fair pay. How are you feeling about the ...

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TUSC election broadcast on Friday – Don’t miss it

Watch out for the Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition broadcast on Friday April 17th….. BBC2: 5.55pm… ITV: 6.25pm… BBC1: 6.55pm… Channel 4: 7.55pm TUSC is standing 135 candidates in England, Wales and Scotland and the TV broadcast will be aired ...

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Low pay? No way! Join the day of action against poverty pay

Scott Jones, Usdaw shop steward (personal capacity) Employers around the country – large and small, including the public sector – have created a culture of despair. Poverty pay means millions cannot afford the basics they need for a decent life. ...

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Will the SNP deliver on their “anti-austerity” promises?

Philip Stott – Socialist Party Scotland  The SNP looks set to win the majority of Scottish seats in the general election. It would then be a key player in any coalition horse-trading. With its eyes firmly on that prize, it ...

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Fair Pay Now! demand Glasgow Unison members as indefinite strike action begins

Matt Dobson All out indefinite strike action by Glasgow City Council Homeless Service workers started this morning. Seventy workers have walked out in a dispute with Glasgow’s Labour council over their pay grade – the application of the council’s job evaluation scheme to ...

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March in support of Dundee porters as they prepare for all-out strike action

Philip Stott  120 striking hospital porters working at Dundee’s Ninewells and Royal Victoria hospitals are moving to all-out strike action from 7 April. After 5 weeks of partial strike action involving a mix of 4-hour and 24 hour strikes, the ...

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