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Today's news - Scotland

Latest offshore strike over rota changes taking place 2019-03-19 [BBC]

Unite gives ‘cautious welcome’ to new investment in Annan 2019-03-19 [Unite the union]

RMT warns of dire consequences for life-line Orkney ferries 2019-03-18 [RMT]

Lanarkshire college earns living wage accreditation 2019-03-18 [UNISON]

Bus drivers to be balloted on strike action over what their union branded 'hostile' and 'bullying' 2019-03-18 [Scotsman]

Glasgow Airport: Staff to consider strike 2019-03-14 [The Evening Times]

Shetland Gas Plant workers hold the first of five planned 24-hour strikes 2019-03-14 [The Press and Journal]

Leading trade union urge council to 'get act together' in equal pay scandal 2019-03-11 [Daily Record]

GMB launches Scotland's first sex workers' union 2019-03-05 [BBC]

Findlay tables motion to recognise ‘historic progression’ made in fight against blacklisting 2019-03-08 [Morning Star]

Sex workers able to join official Glasgow union for first time 2019-03-07 [The Evening Times]

Union branches out to protect sex workers’ rights 2019-03-06 [The Times]

Second teaching union announces Scottish strike ballot 2019-03-05 [TES]

Union escalates North Sea dispute, adds two more 24-hour Total strikes 2019-03-05 [Platt's]

Sex workers aim to shape the future of Scotland's prostitution laws 2019-03-05 [The Herald]

North Sea workers in strike vote over hours 2019-02-25 [Evening Express]

Unite calls on all Scottish Local Authorities to rule out parking levy 2019-02-20 [Unite the union]

Unite slams Dundee City Council attack on workers 2019-02-19 [Unite the union]

Protest today as campaign grows to halt closure of Glasgow’s Springburn Rail Depot 2019-02-19 [RMT]

Aberdeen law students to help social workers at risk of being struck off 2019-02-18 [Press and Journal]

ScotRail begs train drivers to come out of retirement 2019-02-17 [Scotsman]

Gender pay gap hits Scottish part-time workers hard 2019-02-10 [The Scotsman]

Fitting tribute to union man Mick McGahey 2019-02-08 [The Daily Record]

‘We won’ – Glasgow women celebrate equal pay 2019-02-07 [UNISON]

Strike action at Queen Margaret University over job losses 2019-02-07 [UCU]

Lecturers' strike cancels West College Scotland classes in Clydebank 2019-02-05 [The Post]

Step towards industrial action at Angus council 2019-02-04 [Unite the union]

Unite exposes cleaning crisis in Edinburgh schools 2019-02-04 [Unite the union]

Post WW1 strike over working hours sparked revolution fears 2019-01-31 [BBC]

Proposals to regulate electricians is good news for workers and public safety, says Unite 2019-01-30 [Unite the union]

Fresh union dispute surfaces over North Sea rota changes 2019-01-30 [Energy Voice]

Unite members vote to reject revised COSLA offer 2019-01-30 [Unite the union]

Independence supporters need to win over trade union members 2019-01-27 [The National]

ScotRail - Vote for More Industrial Action 2019-01-25 [TSSA]

Cab drivers meet over ‘crisis’ in Edinburgh 2019-01-24 [Unite the union]

STUC: Brassica debacle shows employability scheme businesses use public sector to 'launder' unfair work 2019-01-23 [CommonSpace]

RMT welcomes transfer of Argyll Ferries to publicly owned CalMac 2019-01-21 [RMT]

Unite welcomes ‘historic’ equal pay deal at Glasgow City Council 2019-01-18 [Unite the union]

Glasgow equal pay agreement has been reached 2019-01-18 [The Evening Times]

Glasgow city council workers set for £500m payouts after unions reach equal pay deal for women 2019-01-18 [The Sun]

College disruption as lecturers strike over pay 2019-01-16 [BBC]

Fears over future of Aberdeen’s Stoneywood paper mill 2019-01-15 [Unite the union]

ISS rail contract staff to strike in Edinburgh 2019-01-14 [RMT]

Unions vow to sue NHS if more porters injured while handling hazardous clinical waste 2019-01-13 [Daily Record]

Calls for Scottish public sector pension funds to be merged into giant £42 billion body 2019-01-13 [The Herald]

Ballot on strike action by teachers approved by EIS 2019-01-13 [BBC]

Rail workers’ union places blame for train chaos on ScotRail operator Abellio 2019-01-06 [The Sunday Post]

Pupils in Edinburgh school attack teachers 97 times in one year 2019-01-02 [The Daily Record]

TSSA says Sack Matheson Freeze ScotRail Fares 2018-12-29 [TSSA]

More than £17,000 raised for workers laid off on Christmas Eve 2018-12-26 [Irish Examiner]

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]