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8 December 2010
Unison's Scottish council, made of delegates from all branches in Scotland, voted on 3 December to raise with the other public sector trade unions the need for a Scottish industrial action strategy beginning with a one-day Scottish public sector strike to fight the cuts, writes Brian Smith, Glasgow Unison branch secretary and Socialist Party Scotland member.
11 November 2010
A very positive meeting of anti-cuts campaigns and trade unionists took place in Glasgow on Saturday 6 November, writes Philip Stott, Socialist Party Scotland.
20 September 2010
Tommy Sheridan and his partner Gail begin their trial on charges of perjury on Monday 4 October at the High Court in Glasgow.
This case, brought by the Scottish Crown Office, follows Tommy Sheridan's famous defamation victory over Rupert Murdoch's News of the World...
2 June 2010
The Scottish section of the Committee for a Workers' International - the International Socialists - is changing its name to Socialist Party Scotland...
26 May 2010
Human rights and the anti-union laws: Rail union RMT has launched a challenge to the anti-trade union laws in the European Court of Human Rights...
12 May 2010
All four areas where CWI members stood as Scottish Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition (STUSC) candidates have reported a friendly and sympathetic response to the central theme of our campaign; no cuts in public services, public ownership not privatisation, and that the bankers and bosses should...
12 May 2010
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28 April 2010
Workers in Culture and Sport Glasgow (CSG) are about to begin strike action in a dispute over a wage cut of up to 10% for almost 200 workers, a pay freeze for all other workers and cuts in public holidays and overtime rates...
28 April 2010
Scotland: At the TUSC launch in Dundee, Solidarity co-convenor and STUSC candidate for Glasgow South West, Tommy Sheridan said: "Whilst the bookies and the chattering classes speculate on who will win the next general election it is already clear who the losers will be...
24 February 2010
THE SCOTTISH Defence League (SDL) tried to carry out a major show of strength in Edinburgh on Saturday 20 February, but it ended in farce and humiliation for the fascists and racists, writes Philip Stott, CWI Scotland.
25 January 2010
Over 120 people, members of community groups and trade unions, attended a meeting called by the Glasgow City Unison branch, writes Ian Leech.
18 November 2009
LABOUR'S VICTORY in the Glasgow North East by-election last week by more than 8,000 votes over the Scottish National Party (SNP) seems, on the face of it, to be a surprise, writes Philip Stott, International Socialists (CWI Scotland).
18 November 2009
OVER 3,000 anti-racist protesters achieved their stated aim of keeping the far right-wing Scottish Defence League (SDL) from marching in Glasgow on 14 November...
20 October 2009
Glasgow North East by-election: TOMMY SHERIDAN is standing in the Glasgow North East by-election on 12 November. Standing as a "Workers' MP on a Worker's Wage" for Solidarity - Scotland's Socialist Movement - Tommy contrasts strongly...
12 August 2009
Unison members in Glasgow council's social work services who are clerical officers and admin assistants have accepted offers to resolve two disputes, writes Brian Smith, branch secretary, Glasgow Unison.
30 June 2009
Frontline clerical/admin workers in Glasgow council's social work department began an all out indefinite strike action on 1 July, writes Brian Smith, Glasgow Unison branch secretary.
17 June 2009
Environmental workers in Glasgow have dealt a significant blow against the city council and in defence of the working week, writes Ian Leech, Glasgow Unison member.
10 June 2009
IN A bid to make further budget savings, Glasgow city council continues its assault on workers' conditions of employment, writes Ian Leech, Glasgow City Unison steward.
5 June 2009
After 21 weeks of strike action, the community service workers in Glasgow have voted to accept an offer from the council to end the dispute, writes Brian Smith, Glasgow Unison, personal capacity.
15 April 2009
PARENTS AT two closure threatened Glasgow schools have taken the bold and courageous step to occupy school buildings, writes Eric Stevenson, CWI, Glasgow.
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