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Glasgow strikers call for another ballot

by a Unison steward
Issue No. 2212

Management at Glasgow Life were hit hard by two days of selective action and a one-day strike at the Glasgow Fair last week. The 12-week life of the ballot with the company—previously known as Culture and Sport—has now expired.

At a mass meeting last week, workers agreed that their union officials should approach the Acas conciliation service, but also hold a second ballot for more action.

The workers' unions—Bectu, GMB, Unison and Unite—have established a joint fighting fund and will levy members and approach branches for donations.

Unison steward

To contribute: send cheques payable to ‘Glasgow City Unison (CSG fund)’ at Glasgow City Unison, 4th Floor, 18 Albion Street, Glasgow, G1 1LH


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Tue 27 Jul 2010, 17:54 BST
Issue No. 2212
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