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Today's news - Scotland

Success For Lecturers As Colleges Agree To 'Honour The Deal 2017-05-23 [EIS]

Scots lecturers call off strike action after 'equal pay' deal with bosses 2017-05-20 [The Evening Times]

First phase of renewed strike action starts in Glasgow 2017-05-15 [PCS]

TSSA Statement on Scottish Parliament Vote To Break Up British Transport Police (BTP) 2017-05-15 [TSSA]

Union critical of ‘paltry’ fine for firm at centre of health and safety breach 2017-05-13 [The Courier]

Unite reaction to further 334 RBS job losses 2017-05-10 [Unite]

Glasgow Protest against driver-only trains swells 2017-05-09 [Morning Star]

Grangemouth faces further fight over workers’ representation 2017-05-07 [The Times]

Glasgow protest in support of disabled people’s access 2017-05-05 [RMT]

Glasgow protest in support of disabled people’s rail access 2017-05-03 [RMT]

Campaigners welcome STUC statement on solidarity with Palestinian workers 2017-05-03 [Palestine News Network]

Scottish Affairs Committee slams DWP office closures programme 2017-04-28 [PCS]

PCS welcomes Scottish Government announcement on social security delivery 2017-04-28 [PCS]

STUC demand more powers for Holyrood on workers rights after Brexit 2017-04-25 [CommonSpace]

Postal strike action ends in Kilmarnock after workers meet Royal Mail bosses 2017-04-25 [Daily Record]

Corbyn rules out anti-Tory pact at Scottish trade union conference 2017-04-24 [Guardian]

Sturgeon and Corbyn to address STUC congress 2017-04-24 [BBC]

Female council workers in Dundee are 'underpaid', say unions 2017-04-24 [Evening Telegraph]

RMT on scrapped plans to axe Cross Country rail services 2017-04-12 [RMT]

Union accuse Navy staff of undermining strike action at Faslane 2017-04-12 [The Daily Record]

GMB Members Tell Council 'Enough Is Enough' 2017-04-11 [GMB]

GMB Scotland Reveal PPP 'Waste' 2017-04-08 [GMB]

GMB Scotland Accept COSLA Pay Deal 2017-04-08 [GMB]

Unite claims Ineos is being ‘reckless’ over pay talks 2017-04-08 [Energy Voice]

Scotland: Unite condemns sale of oil pipeline to union-busting billionaire 2017-04-05 [IndustriALL]

Politicians must stand up for national interest over pipeline sale 2017-04-03 [Unite]

Dundee Trades Union Council marks 150 years ‘fighting for the city’ 2017-03-21 [The Telegraph]

RMT takes Save Our Seafarers 2020 campaign to SNP conference 2017-03-17 [RMT]

Civilian staff at Faslane to strike over worker rights 2017-03-17 [The Scotsman]

RMT Pledges Support For Ardrossan-BRODICK Ferry Services 2017-03-14 [RMT]

£5billion Whisky Industry Must Be Protected 2017-02-25 [GMB]

NUJ welcomes 100 new jobs at BBC Scotland and Local News 2017-02-23 [NUJ]

Women face 50 year battle over equal pay 2017-02-15 [Herald Scotland ]

Join the campaign to save Scotland’s job centres 2017-02-14 [PCS]

EIS Declares Dispute With Colleges Over Progress Of Pay Agreement 2017-02-14 [EIS]

Unite leadership hopeful warns against interference in Scottish politics 2017-02-06 [Belfast Telegraph]

Scottish Economy 'On Brink Of Collapse' 2017-02-02 [GMB]

Diageo Must Reward Workers After 'Soaring' Profits 2017-01-27 [gmb]

RMT to demonstrate today over £1.64 per hour poverty pay 2017-01-27 [RMT]

Greggs manufacturing restructure puts 100 roles at risk at their Clydesmill bakery For more info 2017-01-24 [USDAW]

Members vote in favour of package which keeps employment status after outsourcing battle 2017-01-20 [UNISON]

Bitter IT privatisation strike ends as unions accept council deal 2017-01-20 [The Herald]

School support staff 'tired and stressed' 2017-01-16 [BBC]

Unite leadership challenger Coyne pledges tough line in support of Trident 2017-01-15 [The Herald]

Len McCluskey calls for action to protect oil industry 2017-01-10 [BBC]

Union seeks views from members on the role of women 2017-01-07 [Herald]

Non-union Inverclyde Council workers snubbed in equal wage fight 2017-01-01 [The Sun]

Offshore industry safety standards have fallen, says Unite union 2016-12-21 [BBC]

Offshore workers fearful for their safety, finds new Unite survey 2016-12-21 [The National]

Poll finds 58% of offshore workers thing health and safety standards in decline 2016-12-21 [Aberdeen Evening Press]

This month in labour history

4-05-1926 For the first and so far only time in British history, the TUC calls millions of workers out in a general strike, in support of coal miners. [more]

5-05-1882 Sylvia Pankhurst, suffragette and revolutionary socialist, is born. [more]

10-05-1920 Dockers refused to load arms shipments to be used by White armies in Russia. [more]

14-05-1771 Socialist philanthropist Robert Owen is born [more]

30-05-1984 Miners leader Arthur Scargill, along with 81 other pickets, is arrested at the Orgreave coking plant in South Yorkshire. [more]