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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

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

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

School and council workers are set for equal pay action in Glasgow Thousands of workers in Glasgow council are preparing for strikes over equal pay.

Colleges fight for funding - and strike over pay in south London

Colleges fight for funding - and strike over pay in south London UCU union members plan to protest on Wednesday 17 October during a week of action over further education funding.

Striking Camden traffic wardens say no waiting for pay justice

Striking Camden traffic wardens say no waiting for pay justice The Unison union members in north London are taking the fight for higher pay to outsourcing giant NSL.

A pay campaign that can win

A pay campaign that can win UCU union members in 110 Universities and 147 colleges are being balloted over pay in England and Wales. The ballot was launched three weeks ago and closes on 19 October.

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

Teachers launch fight for higher pay at London rally

18 September 2018
Over 70 people came to a pay rally for NEU union members in London on Thursday of last week.

Bold strikes mean cleaners are winning big

18 September 2018
Cleaners across London have got bosses running scared.

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.

It’s back to the picket lines for East Dunbartonshire

04 September 2018
Workers at East Dunbartonshire council, which borders Glasgow, are preparing a return to the picket lines after negotiations broke down.

Uniting the fight at Ministry of Justice

04 September 2018
Civil service workers in the Ministry of Justice (MOJ) resoundingly rejected a pay proposal tied to cuts to terms and conditions last week.

UCU union members are voting over poor pay offers

28 August 2018
The UCU union was to begin balloting its members in higher education this Thursday over a pay offe

Vote yes for equal pay at Glasgow City Council

28 August 2018
Unison union members who work for Glasgow City Council (GCC) and its outsourced companies have started balloting for strikes

Glasgow council workers could strike for equal pay

21 August 2018
Thousands of workers in Glasgow are preparing to build a huge result in a strike ballot that is part of a fight for equal pay

Civil service pay ballot shows how Tory law can threaten collective action

24 July 2018
A public sector union’s fight over pay came up against Tory restrictions on the right to strike

Reject shoddy Tory pay deals

24 July 2018
The Tories announced pay deals for a million public sector workers in England this week. They are below inflation for most, and will mean more cuts.

Reports round-up - Vote yes for strikes in PCS pay ballot

17 July 2018
A ballot for strikes over pay by civil service workers in the PCS union was set to end on Monday of next week.

Don’t let Prentis palm off piss-poor pay packet on health workers

17 July 2018
Tens of thousands of health workers will be forced to wait up to eight months for thousands of pounds promised by the Tories and union leaders.

PCS members say, ‘Let’s get a huge strike vote over pay in the civil service’

26 June 2018
Civil service workers were set mount payday ­protests on Friday as part of a national day of action.

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