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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”.

Glasgow strikers' confidence grows on fourth week of walkout

21 April 2015
An all-out strike by Glasgow City Council workers has entered its fourth week. 

Solidarity is boosting Glasgow homelessness caseworkers on all-out strike

02 April 2015
The indefinite strike of homeless caseworkers in Glasgow is going strong – and growing solidarity is making them more determined to win.

'We won't go back until we win' say Glasgow workers on indefinite strike

31 March 2015
Homelessness caseworkers in Glasgow walked out on indefinite strike on Tuesday of this week in a row over pay grading with city council bosses. 

Fury as councils push through further cuts

24 February 2015
As anti-cuts protests took place across Britain last week a nightmare vision of the future of local services came from Northamptonshire.

Campaigners fight back against mental health crisis

02 December 2014
Beds crisis in mental health | Glasgow protests pile on pressure | Victory in Bolton over selloff plan

In pictures: Hundreds protest against Glasgow mental health cuts

14 November 2014
Up to 500 people protested outside Glasgow City Chambers on Wednesday of this week against a proposed 40 percent funding cut to Glasgow Association of Mental Health.

Glasgow Girl talks about new TV drama on their victorious anti-deportation campaign

08 July 2014
Amal Azzudin, one of the original 'Glasgow Girls' who stopped their friend’s deportation, spoke to Socialist Worker about the BBC's new musical adaptation of their story

Glasgow vigil for Turkish student Berkin Elvan

18 March 2014
More than 60 people from the Turkish community attended a vigil in Glasgow’s George Square on Thursday of last week in memory of Berkin Elvan. He was only 14 when he went out to buy fresh bread and was caught up in an anti-government protest in Istanbul. 

Glasgow care workers' strikes force council to offer a sweetener

11 March 2014
The Unison union has suspended the first two of three 72-hour strikes by residential care workers in Glasgow. The first walkout was set to start on Friday of last week.

Care workers in Glasgow walk out again over bosses’ attacks

28 January 2014
Care workers in Glasgow City Council’s residential homes struck for 48 hours on Monday and Tuesday of this week. The Unison union members came out for the second time in a fortnight to resist pay cuts of up to £1,495 a year. 

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