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Mass march demands government action as the Battle for BiFab grows

Philip Stott reports  1,000 workers from the threatened Burntisland Fabrication – BiFab – their families and supporters from other trade unions marched to the Scottish parliament to publicise the “Battle For BiFab” and to demand Scottish government action. Angry, colourful ...

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The guard stays on the train – RMT members defeat ScotRail bosses

By Philip Stott  After a major campaign of strike action over the summer, ScotRail guards have won a big victory in their fight to keep the conductor on the train. This breakthrough proves that determined strike action works. The agreement ...

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Cuts and PFI are creating a crisis for the NHS in Scotland

By a Scottish NHS worker and Unison member The NHS in Scotland is under financial strain. The demand for year on year savings coupled with the imposition of extensive treatment time targets is leading to colossal financial pressures. Every health ...

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Profit before people: SNP fail to act over public ownership of the railways

Luke Ivory  A taste of the pro business nature of the SNP-led Scottish Government was given to railway workers and service users with the news that Dutch state-owned Abellio are to be awarded the Scotrail franchise, rather than our trains being brought ...

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