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15 March 2013
Over 100 people packed into the Glasgow City Unison offices on 13th March for a public meeting to build for an Anti-Bedroom Tax demonstration on 30th March...
31 October 2012
In the May 2012 local government elections Labour held control of Glasgow city council, resisting a strong Scottish National Party challenge, writes Brian Smith, Secretary, Glasgow city Unison.
22 October 2012
From 17 to 20 October, young people marched through the cold and rain from Stirling to Glasgow, demanding real job creation, an end to attacks on benefits, pensions and wages, free education, public works and affordable housing
15 October 2012
A prolonged battle to save Clydeside shipbuilding jobs began in 1971 and went on until October 1972. This 40th anniversary serves to remind us of a team of shop stewards who worked tirelessly, backed by the workforce and community, to save the shipyards on Clydeside.
3 September 2012
The first of a four day strike at Remploy Springburn in Glasgow was absolutely solid. Only one staff member crossed the picket line, a HR manager who sneaked in early.
29 August 2012
Bob Bird, former editor of the Scottish edition of the News of the World has been charged with perverting the course of justice during Tommy Sheridan's 2006 defamation case and data protection offences...
9 May 2012
Step up the fight against SNP and Labour cutting councils: Both the Scottish National Party (SNP) and Labour declared victory in the Scottish local government elections, writes Matt Dobson, Socialist Party Scotland.
28 January 2012
"Tommy Sheridan's lawyer has accused prison authorities of trying to "gag" him on his release from jail, writes BBC report: 28 January 2012 Last updated at 13:41.
12 December 2011
23 November 2011
The pressure is growing on the 'Big 7' construction companies who want to withdraw from the Joint Industry Board agreement and impose the new BESNA contracts which will cut workers' pay by up to 35%...
9 November 2011
In this article Sinead Daly from Socialist Party Scotland shows how working class families resisted rent rises and appalling housing conditions in Glasgow nearly 100 years ago...
5 October 2011
On 1 October the Scottish TUC's "People First" demonstration in Glasgow took place where, despite the horrendous weather, around 15,000 marched against the impact of the cuts
28 September 2011
The Scottish National Party (SNP)-led Scottish government announced a range of savage cuts in their recent spending review statement...
6 July 2011
The 30 June coordinated strike action by the PCS civil service union and NUT, ATL and UCU teaching unions was a historic event
27 April 2011
A few TUSC candidates explain why they arec standing. Over the last five years I've tried to turn the Greens left, but to no avail. They are obviously good about the environment but have no idea about the class struggle and don't want to get rid of capitalism,...
10 February 2011
Just days before councils across Scotland meet to slash public services, the February meeting of Unison Scottish Council was presented with a paper for debate entitled The Public Sector Workforce Framework, writes A Scottish Unison member.
2 February 2011
An historic step was taken on Saturday 29 January when the Scottish Anti-Cuts Alliance (SACA) was established at a conference in Glasgow. An edited version of this article appeared in issue 656 of The Socialist.
26 January 2011
As Unemployment figures jumped again, Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) civil servants in the PCS union were taking strike action to provide a decent service to claimants...
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.
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