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Today's news - Scotland

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]

Railway food suppliers in Edinburgh strike over bullying claims 2018-12-25 [Edinburgh Evening News]

A New Film Offers Us a Group Portrait of Sex Workers 2018-12-25 [Hyperallergic]

Rail Gourmet workers in Edinburgh striking today 2018-12-24 [RMT]

Edinburgh rail food staff to strike on Christmas Eve 2018-12-24 [STV News]

Forget party politics and put striking women first 2018-12-24 [The National]

Unite anger at proposed closure of Springburn rail maintenance depot 2018-12-13 [Unite the union]

Strike ballot at Edinburgh's Queen Margaret University in row over job losses 2018-12-11 [UCU]

ScotRail is excelling itself at failing you, the travelling public 2018-12-09 [TSSA]

Rail Gourmet members to strike again in Edinburgh 2018-12-03 [RMT]

Scrooge ScotRail bosses end Kids Go Free scheme 2018-12-03 [TSSA]

Teaching union considers targeting strike action at Nicola Sturgeon's constituency over pay dispute 2018-12-02 [The Herald]

Unite welcomes jobs commitment to Michelin site 2018-12-01 [Unite the union]

Shopworkers union demands action from Labour on unfair pay 2018-11-25 [The Herald]

Striking fears as council workers admit they can't feed their families 2018-11-23 [The Record]

Union drops support for DPD courier walkout after legal threat 2018-11-23 [The Guardian]

Strike action at ScotRail now on the cards 2018-11-22 [TSSA]

Scots face strike standstill as unions warn of a new winter of discontent 2018-11-22 [The Daily Record]

Spycops: judge rejects claim for undercover police inquiry in Scotland 2018-11-22 [The Ferret]

Lobby your MSP to vote to bring ScotRail back into public ownership 2018-11-14 [TSSA]

On yer way, Pinochet! The factory workers who fought fascism from Glasgow 2018-11-02 [The Guardian]

GMB union offer support to Eastbank teacher after strike action 2018-10-27 [Glasgow Evening Times]

Clashes in Holyrood over public sector pay as teachers' march in Glasgow looms 2018-10-26 [CommonSpace]

'Constructive' talks between Glasgow City Council and workers after equal pay strike 2018-10-26 [Live]

Glasgow’s Striking Equal Pay Women to March for Justice 2018-10-24 [GMB]

Schools remain closed as Glasgow equal pay strike continues 2018-10-24 [Guardian]

'We were left with no choice' council workers hit out over equal pay strike 2018-10-24 [Live]

Glasgow strike: Thousands of women bring city ‘to standstill’ in dispute over equal pay 2018-10-24 [The Independent]

Schools and home care disrupted by Glasgow equal pay strike 2018-10-23 [BBC]

Live blog: Glasgow equal pay strike 2018-10-23 [PSI]

Glasgow strike: schools and nurseries to shut down 2018-10-23 [The Guardian]

More than 8,000 female Glasgow council workers to strike this week 2018-10-22 [The Sunday Post]

Thousands of women in Glasgow to strike over equal pay dispute 2018-10-21 [The Herald]

Union hits out over equal pay 'strike myths' 2018-10-20 [The Evening Times]

'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]

This month in labour history

11-01-1831 Dozens of workers are convicted of machine-breaking during the agricultural workers' rebellion commonly known as the Swing Riots [more]