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Free Marian Price, say 200 at meeting in Glasgow

20 June 2012
Irish republican socialist Bernadette McAliskey addressed a meeting of more than 200 people in Glasgow on Thursday of last week. It was part of a campaign for the release of dissident Irish republican Marian Price.

A defiant protest to defend refugees in Glasgow

19 June 2012
Over 1,000 people marched in Glasgow last Saturday on a defiant demonstration opposing deportations of refugees and the return of dawn raids.

Double win for Glasgow refugee campaigners

15 May 2012
Campaigners for refugees in Glasgow scored two successes last week. Angeline Pirira Mwafulirwa and her children were released from custody after being arrested in a dawn raid.

Glasgow May Day march

08 May 2012

Strikes underway to save Kilmarnock factory

24 April 2012
Some 520 workers at Mahle Engineering in Kilmarnock near Glasgow began the first round of planned strikes on Tuesday of this week.

Glasgow stands up against threat to refugees

24 April 2012
The campaign against plans to evict up to 140 refugees who have been refused asylum from their homes accelerated this week in Glasgow.

Glasgow asylum seekers protest to save their homes

17 April 2012
Up to 140 refugees in Glasgow face destitution as responsibility for housing vulnerable people passes to the multinational security firm Serco.

Electricians protest in Glasgow and London

27 March 2012
Around 30 Unite union members joined a dawn leafleting protest outside the new Southern General Hospital site in Glasgow on Friday of last week.

RMT settles Glasgow trains dispute

06 March 2012
The RMT union has settled a dispute at the West of Scotland train signalling centre in Glasgow.

Meat workers strike against greedy bosses

21 February 2012
Meat processing workers at food firm Vion in Cambuslang near Glasgow struck on Monday of this week over pay.

Talks collapse in signalling dispute

14 February 2012
The West of Scotland signalling centre dispute is back on after talks collapsed. RMT members at the Glasgow centre struck for 24 hours on Tuesday this week and plan to strike for a further 24 hours on Friday 2 March.

Labour splits over Glasgow cuts vote

14 February 2012
The Labour Party suffered another blow in Scotland last week as it struggled to force through a cuts budget on Glasgow council.

Resistance to Nazi attacks in Glasgow

07 February 2012
Nearly 100 people attended a mass leafleting and rally in the centre of Glasgow on Saturday called by UAF Scotland.

Scots organise against the cuts at Right to Work AGM

04 February 2012
The Right to Work campaign in Scotland held its annual general meeting in Glasgow last Saturday.

Disabled workers down tools over privatisation

04 February 2012
Remploy workers in the Unite and GMB unions struck in Glasgow and Chesterfield on Thursday of last week. They are fighting what they call the "semi-privatisation" of their factories.

RMT suspends Glasgow action

24 January 2012
The RMT union has suspended strikes by rail signalling workers in Glasgow in advance of talks with the Acas conciliation service.

Build for a national electricians’ walkout

24 January 2012
Electricians protested in Glasgow, Manchester and London last week.

Signals of resistance

17 January 2012
The RMT union has called two further 24-hour strikes at the West of Scotland rail signalling centre in Glasgow.

Workers' strike sends a signal

03 January 2012
Train signalling staff at the West of Scotland signalling centre in Glasgow struck for 72 hours over the Christmas break.

Argos workers strike over pensions

13 December 2011
Drivers and warehouse workers at retail giant Argos struck over pensions on Thursday of last week in Motherwell, near Glasgow.

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