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Revolt against council cuts looms in Glasgow

05 April 2016
Glasgow City Unison union is consulting 4,000 members for industrial action over the Labour-run council’s £130 million two-year cuts plan. The ballot ends on 26 April.

CCTV workers defy night shift robbery as Glasgow council cuts rebellion grows

22 March 2016
Glasgow trade unions are moving towards a council-wide strike against the cuts. The Labour-run administration is attacking workers’ terms and conditions.

Tens of thousands join anti-racism protests

19 March 2016
Solidarity to everyone who is marching against racism today. Protesters are preparing to march in London, Glasgow and Cardiff – and many more will demonstrate across the globe.

Strikes can bring library bosses to book

26 January 2016
Also: fighting dismissals at Glasgow Life

‘Dirty money’ cut is snow joke for school janitors in Glasgow

19 January 2016
Some 130 primary school janitors in Glasgow are refusing to clear snow or spread grit in a row over “dirty money” with bosses at council-owned Cordia.

Thousands join Glasgow rally against Tory union bill

15 December 2015
Some 1,700 people joined a Scottish TUC (STUC)rally against austerity and the Tories’ Trade Union Bill in Glasgow on Thursday of last week.

Starting Again—a hardhitting exhibition that brings refugee families to life

08 December 2015
There are few flaws in this new photography exhibition that highlights the pain and joy of reunited refugees living in Scotland, says?Stephen McBroom

Demolition job—the Red Road flats and the assault on council housing

20 October 2015
The botched demolition of the Red Road flats in Glasgow last week was more than just a TV news spectacle. The residential tower blocks had dominated part of the city’s skyline for decades.

Glasgow's proud history of solidarity with refugees

13 October 2015
Successes in building links with refugees and local people can be a model for others, writes Margaret Woods of Glasgow Campaign to Welcome Refugees

Victory in Glasgow - Striking homelessness caseworkers make council bosses back down

21 July 2015
Glasgow City Council workers have shown that if workers fight, they can win. And they have shown how we can resist and beat austerity.

Glasgow strikers debate council bosses’ new offer

14 July 2015
A new offer from council bosses was being debated by a mass meeting of Glasgow homelessness caseworkers as Socialist Worker went to press on Tuesday of this week.

Campaigners stop evictions in Bromley and Glasgow

14 July 2015
Campaigners in both Bromley, south London, and Glasgow stopped two evictions in the past week.

Thousands protest for Glasgow homelessness strikers

19 June 2015
Glasgow’s George Square saw an immense display of working class solidarity last night, Thursday, as around 2,500 trade union activists joined a protest in support of the city’s long-running homelessness caseworkers’ strike.

Striking homelessness caseworkers set for protest at Glasgow City Council

16 June 2015
Unison union activists from across Britain were set to protest at Glasgow City Council headquarters on Thursday of this week.

Glasgow strikers reject bosses’ insulting offer and vow to fight on

02 June 2015
Under growing pressure from the all-out homelessness caseworkers’ strike, bosses tried to sell a shoddy deal. Strikers spoke to Raymie Kiernan about the next steps in their struggle

Council bosses panic as homelessness workers' all-out strike bites in Glasgow

26 May 2015
An all-out walkout by homelessness workers in Glasgow has entered its ninth week—and has got council leaders running scared, reports Raymie Kiernan

New day of action for the Glasgow strikers

19 May 2015
Glasgow homelessness caseworkers called for mass pickets involving other Glasgow City Council workers, Unison union members and stewards on Wednesday of this week.

Glasgow City Council has head in sand as homeless caseworkers' dispute gets stronger

12 May 2015
The all-out strike at Labour-run Glasgow City Council by homelessness caseworkers entered its seventh week on Tuesday of this week.

Angry Glasgow homelessness strikers hand back their long service awards

05 May 2015
The all-out strike by Glasgow City Council workers entered its sixth week on Tuesday of this week. 

All-out strike unites workers in Glasgow

28 April 2015
Homelessness caseworkers in Glasgow are into their fifth week of an all-out strike as council bosses desperately claim that it’s “business as usual”.

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