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Today's news - Scotland

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]

Scottish Government to call in ACAS to Forth Crossing dispute 2016-12-20 [UCATT]

Jobs threatened at Dundee City Council if outsourcing goes ahead says UCATT 2016-12-20 [UCATT]

RMT calls on Scottish Government to renationalise rail 2016-12-16 [RMT]

Amazon accused of 'intolerable conditions' at Scottish warehouse 2016-12-13 [The Guardian]

Victory for shipyard workers as Ferguson union strike deal with bosses at marine engineering firm 2016-12-12 [The Daily Record]

Hard-pressed Amazon workers in Scotland sleeping in tents near warehouse to save money 2016-12-11 [Independent]

Scottish further education workers win battle for pay fairness 2016-12-10 [UNISON]

Unite union to meet waste firm management over lockout 2016-12-10 [BBC]

Outrageous plan to close half Glasgow's jobcentres 2016-12-08 [PCS]

Illegal strike-busting tactics claim as Glasgow City Council IT privatisation row intensifies 2016-12-03 [HERALD]

Activists fight firms’ abusive work practices 2016-12-02 [The Morning Star]

RMT protests over rail and seafarers in Edinburgh 2016-11-30 [RMT]

Laing O'Rourke accused of backdoor blacklisting 2016-11-30 [UCATT]

Unions warn of 'massive betrayal' if shipbuilding contracts leave Scotland 2016-11-29 [Guardian]

GMB union leader - Scottish Labour is a 'middle class protest' party and could come 4th 2016-11-27 [Herald Scotland]

Unite boss McCluskey savages Dugdale over leadership of Scottish Labour 2016-11-27 [Herald Scotland]

Activists stage Black Friday protest at Amazon warehouse in Dunfermline 2016-11-26 [The Courier]

Amazon workers call in protests at Dunfermline warehouse over working conditions 2016-11-25 [Common Space]

Strike Action Imminent In Dispute Over Diageo Pension Cuts 2016-11-24 [GMB]

RMT calls for talks to bring ScotRail into public ownership 2016-11-21 [RMT]

GMB Scotland Warns Renewables Subsidies Are 'Flat Tax' On Poorest 2016-11-21 [GMB]

Strike is looming at whisky firm as ballot nears an end 2016-11-21 [The Herald]

Sturgeon needs to get a grip of Scotrail 2016-11-18 [ASLEF]

ICT workers strike over privatisation 2016-11-18 [Evening Times]

MSPs Mount Pressure on Anti Union Laing O’Rourke 2016-11-17 [UCATT]

Royal Navy Frigate Go-Ahead Secures A Generation Of Skilled Manufacturing On Clyde 2016-11-17 [GMB]

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]