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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


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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