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RMT strike action forces concessions from ScotRail bosses

Socialist Party Scotland reporters Following 12 days of strike action, RMT members working as conductors (guards) on ScotRail services have wrestled important concessions from management. The new offer from the Dutch-owned rail company Abellio marks a vindication of the determined ...

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West Dunbartonshire teachers strike to defend education

Matt Dobson and Louise Donegan Secondary school teachers who are members of the Educational Institute of Scotland (EIS) union took strike action in the five schools across West Dunbartonshire on 12th January. The action was in defence of education services ...

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Hundreds march to demand Save Our Steel

Report from Matt Dobson Over 300 steelworkers, their families, trade unionists and supporters from the wider community marched through Motherwell from the Dalzell plant to the site of the old Ravenscraig steelworks on 7th November. The march was called by ...

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Support the striking hospital porters in Dundee

By Socialist Party Scotland reporters 120 hospital porters who are members of Unite at Dundee’s Ninewells and Royal Victoria hospitals have escalated their strike action over demands on pay and longstanding grading issues. The strike action began two weeks ago ...

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Scotland’s NHS facing cuts – End privatisation and nationalise the drug companies


By Luke Ivory  A new report from Audit Scotland on the finances of NHS Scotland has outlined the significant pressures being placed on the health budget. Politicians from the Westminster and Holyrood governments always like to boast about the increased spending they ...

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Support RMT members striking against ISS and poverty pay

Richie Veitch, RMT Edinburgh branch Low paid workers employed by ISS on their lucrative East Coast Mainline Contract entered into their latest round of strike action starting on Friday 8th August 2014 for 24 hours, coupled to a 48 hour strike ...

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