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Turn the feeling over teachers’ pay in Scotland into hard-hitting action

Turn the feeling over teachers’ pay in Scotland into hard-hitting action The result of last month’s EIS Scottish teachers’ union ballot was a 98 percent rejection of the pay offer on a 74 percent turnout.

Anti-racists take on far right Steve Bannon in Edinburgh and Oxford

Anti-racists take on far right Steve Bannon in Edinburgh and Oxford Anti-racists are taking on far right ideologue Steve Bannon’s attempts to whip up racism in Britain.

Overwhelming votes say no to 3 percent pay deals

Overwhelming votes say no to 3 percent pay deals A battle over local government pay in Scotland could be looming after more workers rejected their latest pay offer.

Car industry bosses lay off hundreds to protect profits

Car industry bosses lay off hundreds to protect profits Commentators, business and union leaders, say that Brexit is to blame for car factory closures. It’s really down to firms’ fear that overproduction will hit profits, argues Sarah Bates

Shock and anger at Michelin factory closure

Shock and anger at Michelin factory closure Tyre-maker Michelin's threat to 850 jobs has to be met by action from the unions. 

The workers who sabotaged Pinochet’s murder machine

The workers who sabotaged Pinochet’s murder machine A new film tells how engineers in East Kilbride refused to work on the Chilean regime’s jet engines. Dave Sherry spoke to one of those workers, John Keenan

Monster march in Glasgow to demand more pay for teachers shows the mood to fight

27 October 2018
Around 30,000 teachers and their supporters marched through Glasgow on Saturday in a massively powerful display of their determination to win a 10 percent pay rise.

The women that make Glasgow are striking back

26 October 2018
Working class women make Glasgow. That’s the message last week’s stunning 48-hour strike sent out as Glasgow City Council (GCC) services ground to a halt.

Solidarity and sympathy strikes as workers refuse to cross Glasgow pay picket lines

24 October 2018
A fight for equal pay is sparking a strike wave across Glasgow City Council (GCC).

Teachers in Scotland need a 10 percent pay rise now

23 October 2018
Teachers in Scotland are set to take a step forwards in their battle for pay and decent education on Saturday.

Women strike for equal pay in Glasgow - and show the power of workers

23 October 2018
Thousands of striking women flooded Glasgow city centre this week demanding that bullying bosses pay up now.

Support the Glasgow strike for equal pay

16 October 2018
A key battle in the fight for women’s equality is about to take place in Glasgow. Workers across council services and schools are getting ready for a two-day walkout, reports Sarah Bates

100,000 join Scottish independence march in Edinburgh

08 October 2018
It was the largest ever march about the issue and shattered the myth that support for independence is ebbing away.

College lecturers in Scotland throw out pay offer and should now prepare for action

02 October 2018
Further Education lecturers in Scotland have voted by 90 percent, on a 60 percent turnout, to reject management’s pay offer in an indicative ballot.

School and council workers are set for equal pay action in Glasgow

02 October 2018
Thousands of workers in Glasgow council are preparing for strikes over equal pay.

Build Stand Up To Racism in Scotland

02 October 2018
As the far right grows in Britain and across Europe, Scotland needs a stronger anti-racist movement

Time to get organised to break up the British state

02 October 2018
A key organiser of the independence march in Edinburgh this Saturday has called on the Scottish National Party (SNP) to use its mandate to demand a second independence referendum

Glasgow workers get ready for strikes over equal pay

11 September 2018
Equal pay campaigners in Glasgow are getting ready to deliver a huge mandate for action when their strike ballot closes in the next week.

North Sea oil workers stage strikes to defend rotas

14 August 2018
North Sea oil rig workers struck for 12 hours on Monday and a 24-hour strike is planned for Monday 20 August.

Backlash halts the eviction of refugees in Glasgow—for now

06 August 2018
A wave of outrage has forced outsourcing giant Serco to back down from plans to throw 330 asylum seekers onto the streets of Glasgow.

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