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CWU breakthrough: Royal Mail forced back by threat of national strike

By Gary Clark, Secretary CWU Scotland No.2 branch The CWU executive committee has agreed a national agreement with Royal Mail Group (RMG) which will now go to members to vote on. Overall, it represents a major climb-down by management and ...

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Strike action scores a victory for Scottish college lecturers

Scottish lecturers have won a major victory in their battle for fair and equal pay and nationally recognised terms and conditions in the college sector. Up to 5,000 members of the EIS – Further Education Lecturers Association (FELA) took national ...

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Scotland: Trade unions must adopt a fighting policy to defeat the cuts

Brian Smith – Glasgow City Unison branch secretary (personal capacity) Since 2009 there has been a 25% real terms cut in Scottish local government spending. Nearly 40,000 council jobs in Scotland have been lost since the start of the ConDems ...

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Glasgow Care Workers action wins important breakthrough for 400 Unison members

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By Brian Smith. Glasgow City Unison branch secretary Nearly 400 UNISON members in Glasgow City Council’s homes for older people have secured important concessions and forced back an anti-trade union and anti-collective bargaining approach from the Labour controlled council. Members took ...

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