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Today's news - Scotland

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Edinburgh University under fire over plans to try and break pensions strike with out of date recorded lectures 2018-03-07 [UCU]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

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

The gig economy has taken root in Scotland’s universities 2018-03-02 [The National]

BALPA response to Ryanair announcement on Glasgow base closure 2018-02-27 [BALPA]

RMT protests in Aberdeen today for SOS2020 seafarers and offshore workers campaign 2018-02-26 [RMT]

UNISON launches new mobile face-to-face advice service for workers in Edinburgh and the Lothians 2018-02-24 [UNISON]

RMT protests in Aberdeen for SOS 2020 seafarers and offshore workers campaign 2018-02-23 [RMT]

Entire cleansing force could strike in Glasgow over under-threat jobs 2018-02-14 [Evening Times]

Moray activists fight possible Valentine’s massacre 2018-02-12 [UNISON]

Berendsen's Kirkcaldy site to remain open following talks with Usdaw 2018-02-11 [USDAW]

Unite vows to save jobs and fight 2 Sisters site closures 2018-02-09 [Unite the union]

Glasgow women to march in their fight for equal pay 2018-02-09 [UNISON]

Manuel Cortes calls on Nicola Sturgeon to end silence over East Coast 2018-02-06 [TSSA]

Honour Battle of George Square workers’ uprising, says historian Tom Devine 2018-02-03 [The Times]

Gig economy firms face crackdown over exploitation concerns 2018-01-31 [The Scotsman]

Unions should play greater role in collaborative economy, report suggests 2018-01-29 [The Gazette]

Call for review of fire safety in schools after blaze burnt down primary 2018-01-29 [Evening Telegraph]

EIS union calls for 10% pay rise for Scottish teachers 2018-01-29 [BBC]

Shop workers across Scotland urgently need legal protection 2018-01-28 [The News]

Equal pay workers' protest set to take place at Glasgow Green next weekend 2018-01-28 [Glasgow Livei]

Rail security concerns after SNP and Tory establishment left in complete disarray by BTP merger fiasco 2018-01-26 [TSSA]

RMT is holding a public meeting on Orkney calling for nationalisation of Northlink’s lifeline ferry 2018-01-26 [RMT]

British Transport Police (BTP) merger of Police Scotland hits delays! 2018-01-24 [TSSA]

Protection of Workers Bill launched by Daniel Johnson MSP with support of Usdaw and retailers 2018-01-22 [USDAW]

Bid to get more protection for shop and bar workers 2018-01-22 [BBC]

Doctor warns 'majority' of GPs will pocket £10,000 windfall as salary - while rural and deprived doctors miss out 2018-01-12 [Herald Scotland ]

Partnership needed to increase value accorded to education 2018-01-08 [Education International]

Scottish teachers to strike unless pay is ‘restored to pre-austerity levels’ 2018-01-06 [Morning Star]

Teachers prepared to take industrial action to secure fair pay increase – union 2018-01-05 [Belfast Telegraph]

Union says change is needed as social work chiefs spend £4million on agency workers 2018-01-03 [The Daily Record]

City square protest planned amid fears of Dundee council job cuts 2017-12-30 [The Telegraph]

Violence against shop workers hits 10-year high 2017-12-30 [The Scotsman]

MSP Daniel Johnson and Usdaw in call for shop-worker protection 2017-12-30 [The National]

Union Would Ballot for Strike Action if Super Puma Makes a Comeback 2017-12-26 [RigZone ]

MP campaigns to end unpaid 'trial shifts' 2017-12-24 [BBC]

Fife postal worker could be scarred for life after dog attack 2017-12-23 [The Courrier]

RMT responds to Scottish ferries announcement 2017-12-20 [RMT]

Usdaw suspends industrial action at Scotbeef as talks move to ACAS 2017-12-19 [USDAW]

This month in labour history

1-03-1912 The Miners Federation of Great Britain commences the first national coalminers' strike, for a minimum wage. [more]

3-03-1985 A Special Delegate Conference of the NUM votes by 98-91 for a return to work after the year-long miners' strike. [more]

11-03-2014 Bob Crow - RMT leader died [more]