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Today's news - Scotland

Workers at Dumfries and Galloway Council gearing up for strike action after 'unacceptable' pay offer 2018-06-22 [The Daily Record]

Councils strike threat as pay deal rejected 2018-06-20 [BBC]

Offshore platform workers balloted on industrial action 2018-06-18 [BBC]

Miners' strike policing in Scotland to be reviewed 2018-06-08 [BBC]

Reaction from the FBU to the publication of the Auditor General’s report 2018-05-31 [FBU]

Plans to protect shop and retail workers win 'overwhelming' support 2018-05-29 [The Herald]

Retailers back proposed law to protect shop workers from abuse and assault 2018-05-29 [The Daily Record]

Hundreds expected to protest outside Deeside construction site this week 2018-05-29 [Deeside.com]

Usdaw welcomes overwhelming support a new Scottish Parliament Bill to increase protection for workers 2018-05-28 [USDAW]

Woman's menopause ruled a disability in £19,000 tribunal claim 2018-05-25 [The Herald]

'Stop messing,' teachers warn Swinney after he claims pay cuts helped maintain jobs 2018-05-19 [Morning Star]

Could trade unions have the answer to poor mental health? 2018-05-18 [CommonSpace]

GMB union says bird protection charity’s opposition to offshore windfarms is ‘decimating’ jobs 2018-05-14 [Sunday Post]

Railway staff cancel cup final strike in 'goodwill gesture' 2018-05-13 [STV News]

Rail workers call off Scottish Cup final strike in ‘goodwill gesture’ 2018-05-13 [The Scotsman]

Trade union aims to tackle mental health issues and male suicide 2018-05-11 [Live]

Sex workers join Glasgow May Day march 2018-05-07 [BBC]

TUC leader Frances O'Grady praises Scots campaigners Better Than Zero for battling zero-hours contracts 2018-05-06 [The Herald]

Climate of fear at Lidl, claim Scottish workers 2018-05-06 [The Times]

Sex workers to join Glasgow workers' rights rally for first time 2018-05-06 [Live]

Sex workers join Glasgow May Day march 2018-05-06 [BBC]

Union boss says power grab dispute marks greatest ever devolution crisis 2018-04-30 [The Herald]

RMT confirms industrial action at Paisley and Dunfermline over CCTV safety threat 2018-04-24 [RMT]

STUC Conference ’18: Blacklisting firms ‘should be barred’ from public contracts, Scottish Labour leader says 2018-04-18 [Morning Star]

Talks today between TSSA and ScotRail Abellio to try resolve the longstanding dispute over CCTV staff have broken down 2018-04-17 [TSSA]

ScotRail strike threatens fans' trip to Scottish Cup Final 2018-04-17 [STV]

Sturgeon facing clash at STUC after FM said some workers 'choose' contracts which make them pay to access their own wage 2018-04-15 [The Herald]

The new face of trade unions: meet the young workers fighting back against exploitation 2018-04-15 [The Herald]

TSSA invites Transport Minister to Aviemore for talks to resolve ScotRail security strike 2018-04-13 [TSSA]

UberEats and Deliveroo couriers form the Couriers Network Scotland 2018-04-12 [libcom.org]

Glasgow UberEats and Deliveroo couriers form the Couriers Network Scotland 2018-04-12 [IWW]

Rig workers strike over conditions 2018-04-08 [Sunday Post]

Former Tory MSP wrongly claims unions divided over accident-prone helicopters 2018-04-05 [Morning Star]

Scotrail CCTV industrial action ballot 2018-04-05 [TSSA]

TSSA votes for fresh strike action at ScotRail over yet more cuts to CCTV monitoring staff 2018-04-04 [TSSA]

Offshore worker sent home from North Sea rig after discovering “blacklist” 2018-03-30 [Energy Voice]

Historical firefighting equipment on display in Glasgow 2018-03-26 [FBU]

Union fears over Waverley station project workers' rights 2018-03-22 [BBC]

TSSA outraged at ScotRail interference in union and press freedom 2018-03-22 [TSSA]

Scab labour props up Aberdeen bus firm during strike 2018-03-18 [Evening Express]

Strike action set to begin for First Bus drivers in Aberdeen 2018-03-15 [Evening Express]

Leonard vows to crack down on blacklisters 2018-03-12 [Morning Star]

Postal workers in 'pay threat' after red snow warning 2018-03-11 [BBC]

Unions criticise Labour at conference fringe meeting on wage gap 2018-03-10 [The Evening Times]

Edinburgh University under fire over plans to try and break pensions strike with out of date recorded lectures 2018-03-07 [UCU]

Huge number of workers ‘negatively affected’ during severe weather – STUC 2018-03-06 [Evening Telegraph ]

RMT public meeting on Shetland calling for the nationalisation of Northlink’s lifeline ferry 2018-03-06 [RMT]

Emirates Arena workers to strike for FOUR consecutive days over pay row 2018-03-05 [evening Times]

Workers at the Emirates Arena in Glasgow have launched a four-day strike 2018-03-05 [STV]

Teaching union leader issues fresh strike warning 2018-03-04 [The Herald]

This month in labour history

13-06-1977 Police arrest 84 workers on the first day of a week-long mass picket of the Grunwick plant in north west London. [more]

18-06-1984 Mass violence by police at the Orgreave coking plant in South Yorkshire. 93 miners are arrested, dozens injured. [more]

22-06-1977 The first solidarity demo and mass picket supporting the Grunwick strikers is held [more]