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'Women Make Glasgow' ad displayed ahead of workers' strike in Council pay row 2018-10-18 [Live]

Workers help launch advert for equal pay ahead of strike 2018-10-18 [The Daily Mail]

Glasgow: Thousands of women to strike over pay discrimination 2018-10-16 [Guardian]

Glasgow: thousands of women to strike over pay discrimination 2018-10-15 [The Guardian]

RMT confirms industrial action goes ahead from midnight on Scotrail‎ 2018-10-10 [RMT]

Activists celebrate international victory against Amazon after pay hike announced 2018-10-04 [CommonSpace]

Edinburgh Tram staff balloted for strike action 2018-10-04 [BBC]

Manuel Cortes calls for Michael Matheson to be sacked over mishandling of BTP/Police Scotland merger 2018-10-02 [TSSA]

Thousands of low-paid women are striking. Where’s the solidarity? 2018-09-28 [The Guardian]

Autumn of public sector strikes coming 2018-09-24 [The Express]

Strike looms as teachers reject 3% pay increase 2018-09-19 [The Times]

Schools and home care to be hit as thousands of workers back Glasgow equal pay dispute strike 2018-09-19 [The Herald]

Usdaw seeks urgent action from the Scottish Government to tackle the crisis on our high streets 2018-09-16 [USDAW]

Why are women in Glasgow striking over equal pay? 2018-09-14 [BBC]

Equal pay picket outside City Chambers as strike result due 2018-09-13 [The Evening Times]

TSSA Leader says £700k wasted as Ernst & Young fail to deliver workable plan to merge BTP and Police Scotland 2018-09-11 [TSSA]

Council workers to strike over pensions and work conditions 2018-08-31 [STV]

A group of bar workers show how sticking together against bad bosses can pay off 2018-08-31 [The Canary]

Union brands Diageo pay proposal as ‘shameful’ 2018-08-30 [The Courier]

Aberdeen bus drivers warn First they could be on the road to strike action 2018-08-27 [The Evening Express]

STUC in firing line over 'relying' on SNP Government for 60% of funding 2018-08-26 [The Herald]

Manuel Cortes welcomes ScotRail Public Sector bidder announcement, argues franchise system a waste of money 2018-08-23 [TSSA]

Glasgow council workers balloted on strike over equal pay 2018-08-22 [STV]

Strikes held on three North Sea platforms 2018-08-20 [BBC]

New transport minister slammed by union over 'silence' on public sector bid to take over trains 2018-08-19 [The Herald]

Scottish NHS members vote for three-year pay deal 2018-08-19 [UNISON]

Total North Sea oil platform strikes in September, October to be 12 hours - union 2018-08-17 [The Review]

Fifth Strike At Total’s North Sea Oil, Gas Platforms Set For Aug 20th 2018-08-17 [OilPrice.com]

Unite calls for investigation amid claims of Culzean blacklisting threats 2018-08-16 [Evening Express]

Aker Solutions workers at Equinor's Mariner oilfield call off strike 2018-08-13 [Reuters]

Workers at Total North Sea oil platforms to strike on Monday 2018-08-13 [Reuters]

EdFringe: why is the Playhouse Theatre being sidelined? 2018-08-09 [BECTU]

Further 24-hour strike today on Total platforms 2018-08-06 [Evening Express]

Prison staff could walk out in dispute over bonuses 2018-08-05 [The Herald]

Union: Workers to be Balloted on New Pay Offer 2018-08-01 [Rig Zone]

NUJ voices concern over That's TV 2018-07-31 [NUJ]

Workers at Total's UK oil platforms stage strike over rotas 2018-07-31 [Reuters]

Renewables ‘rip off must stop now’, unions say after Canadian BiFab trip 2018-07-27 [Energy Voice]

Cancelled pay talks make autumn teacher strikes increasingly likely, unions say 2018-07-24 [iNews]

Equinor's UK Mariner oil platform faces further strike action 2018-07-24 [Reuters]

North Sea oil workers go on strike in row over offshore pay and rotas 2018-07-24 [Daily Record]

Unions call for railway policing merger to be scrapped 2018-07-24 [STV]

North Sea workers on three platforms go on strike 2018-07-23 [BBC]

Union workers begin 24-hour strike on Total's North Sea oil platforms 2018-07-23 [Reuters]

Strikes on Total’s North Sea platforms to kick off today 2018-07-23 [Energy Voice]

Skye tourism workers complain of low pay and poor conditions 2018-07-22 [The Guardian]

Strike threats to North Sea oil platforms ramp up 2018-07-21 [Reuters]

UK union to ballot 2,500 offshore oil workers for strike 2018-07-21 [Reuters]

Union hails pay deal to stop ‘needless’ Aberdeen airport strike 2018-07-19 [The Evening Express]

Number of Glasgow City Council workers on temporary contracts revealed 2018-07-18 [The Evening Times]

This month in labour history

4-10-1936 At Cable Street, London, thousands of trade unionists, socialists and communists throw up barricades to block the British Union of Fascists from marching through the Jewish neighbourhoods of the East End. [more]

6-10-1913 The conference of the Miners Federation passes a motion in favour of a general strike in Britain to support Dublin's locked out workers, with only one vote against. [more]

25-10-1895 Socialist and feminist Edith Lanchester captured by her family and institutionalised for opposing the institution of marriage [more]