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Why women workers are still fighting to win equal wages

Why women workers are still fighting to win equal wages A mass strike at Glasgow City Council last month exposed how women workers are still fighting for equality. Sarah Bates looks at how councils have got away with this for so long

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

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

The women that make Glasgow are striking back 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

Solidarity and sympathy strikes as workers refuse to cross Glasgow pay picket lines A fight for equal pay is sparking a strike wave across Glasgow City Council (GCC).

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

Women strike for equal pay in Glasgow - and show the power of workers Thousands of striking women flooded Glasgow city centre this week demanding that bullying bosses pay up now.

Support the Glasgow strike for equal pay

Support the Glasgow strike for equal pay 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

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.

Unions at Glasgow city council set for battles over equal pay

19 September 2018
Low-paid women workers in Glasgow have dealt a blow to their bosses by delivering an overwhelming vote for strikes

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.

Glasgow council workers demand ‘equal pay or we walk away’

10 February 2018
Around 500 low paid women council workers marched through the city centre of Glasgow. They demanded that city council chiefs settle a 12-year equal pay dispute.

Keep up the Glasgow equal pay fight

23 January 2018
Low paid women workers are one step closer to justice in their decade-long fight against Glasgow City Council. But they have to keep up the pressure.

No evidence for racist smears against Glasgow Roma people

20 November 2017
A report by the Times newspaper last week claimed Roma people in Glasgow routinely sexually exploit children. The claims are completely unfounded, as Sadie Robinson reports

Grenfell residents will march for justice

13 October 2017
Residents and activists will take to the streets for a silent march

Glasgow council janitors sweep to victory after long fight for ‘dirty money’

14 August 2017
Glasgow janitors have won their long-running pay battle against the city council. The Unison union members voted by 90 percent on Monday to accept a new deal equivalent to a 6 percent pay rise.

LETTERS: Don’t frack with Glasgow as the SNP funds the gas conmen

11 April 2017
the Scottish National Party (SNP) government was forced into a moratorium on fracking following pressure from below, yet licences are already in place for fracking in working class housing estates in Glasgow.

Glasgow janitors are back out

28 February 2017
Glasgow janitors began another two-week strike last Wednesday.

Teaching assistants keep up action against pay cuts in Derby and Durham

21 February 2017
Also: will the SNP satisfy Glasgow council strikers?

Job centres targeted in Tory assault on the poor

31 January 2017
The Tories are preparing a fresh attack on the poor, announcing plans to close more than one in ten job centres last week.

Glasgow council IT strikers show how to defend conditions

24 January 2017
Glasgow council IT workers voted last week to accept a deal that protects their jobs, terms and conditions and current employment status in the event of privatisation.

Glasgow council strikers carry the fight into the new year

03 January 2017
Glasgow council workers were set to continue strikes against privatisation on Thursday.

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