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Equal pay lawyer defends cut of ‘millions’ from payouts 2019-10-16 [The Times]

Glasgow equal pay women shocked by legal fees on payouts 2019-10-15 [BBC]

Unite members anger at Sullom Voe Terminal restructure 2019-10-13 [Unite the union]

Scottish shopworkers are abused, threatened or assaulted on average over 17 times a year 2019-10-11 [USDAW]

STUC Black Workers Conference to tackle fascism, insecure work and anti-Muslim prejudice 2019-10-04 [CommonSpace]

MSPs should do the right thing for the people of Scotland 2019-10-02 [ASLEF]

Prospect meets First Minister 2019-09-29 [Prospect]

Unite anger over outsourcing of Glasgow Airport’s security and fire brigade services 2019-09-19 [Unite the union]

Usdaw supporting members at Tesco's Murraygate store 2019-09-18 [USDAW]

Type 31e contract award ‘recognition’ of highly-skilled Rosyth workforce 2019-09-13 [Unite the union]

Diageo unions demand 5% pay rise as they prepare for strikes - source 2019-09-13 [Euronews]

Male strippers would be allowed but females banned in Scotland due to loophole 2019-09-08 [The Scotsman]

Trade Union GMB to protest against new contracts at Glasgow ASDA Govan 2019-09-05 [The Evening Times]

Union holds strike demo outside council HQ 2019-08-29 [The Telegraph]

Unite holds ballot at First Glasgow to protect public safety 2019-08-27 [Unite the union]

Wage row Hairmyres staff seek public support ahead of strike action 2019-08-26 [GMB]

TSSA calls for enquiry into Saturday's chaos at Edinburgh Waverly 2019-08-25 [TSSA]

Quarter of Scottish workers struggling to live on income 2019-08-24 [BBC]

Edinburgh Fringe Festival urged to tackle sexual harassment as female performers report groping and lewd comments 2019-08-23 [The Independent]

Edinburgh fringe ‘must do more’ to tackle sexual harassment 2019-08-23 [Brinkwire]

Fringe acts offered rooms in exchange for sex 2019-08-21 [The Times]

The lap dancers who joined a union 2019-08-20 [BBC]

RMT on the Scottish Government’s decision on the Clyde’s Ferguson Marine shipyard 2019-08-20 [RMT]

RMT kicks off justice for Mitie cleaners events in Glasgow tomorrow 2019-08-19 [RMT]

Hairmyres Hospital staff to take part in 24-hour strike 2019-08-17 [BBC]

Fife’s Diageo workers vote overwhelmingly for strike action over pay 2019-08-17 [The Courier]

Diageo workers’ strike threat over ‘derisory’ pay offer 2019-08-17 [Fife Today]

Müller staff are devastated by the proposed closure of the Aberdeen depot 2019-08-16 [USDAW]

RMT on the Scottish Government’s decision on the Clyde’s Ferguson Marine shipyard 2019-08-16 [RMT]

TSSA tells ScotRail Bosses 'We won't be driving trains' 2019-08-08 [TSSA]

Corbyn’s changed my mind on independence, says union boss McCluskey 2019-08-04 [Sunday Times]

Unions ballot Diageo workers in potential strike action in pay dispute 2019-07-26 [The Drinks Business]

Unite rally on last day of the Caley 2019-07-25 [Unite the union]

RMT mobilising for protest on Friday to mark final day of Glasgow's Springburn Rail Depot 2019-07-23 [RMT]

Police union angry after chiefs freeze holiday requests during Euros 2019-07-22 [Sunday POST]

Diageo workers could be set for strike action 2019-07-17 [Herald]

Unite secures ‘major victory’ for construction workers at St Fergus Gas plant 2019-07-11 [Unite the union]

Edinburgh bus strike looks like it's back on after drivers reject latest proposals 2019-07-10 [Evening News]

Looking back at Glasgow's buses: Could Glasgow City Council take over First Group's bus services in the city? 2019-07-08 [The Evening Times]

Transport union chief warned how privatised bus service would affect Glasgow back in 1986 2019-07-08 [Live]

Equal Pay Glasgow: Trade union boss warns city council could go 'bankrupt' over £250m new claims 2019-07-07 [The Evening Times]

Lap dancers call to every politician in the city 2019-07-06 [The Evening Times]

STUC Youth Conference rejects motion in favour of keeping sexual entertainment clubs open in Glasgow 2019-07-01 [Common Space]

Glasgow's equal pay battle: How it played out 2019-06-30 [The Herald]

STUC Youth Conference demands free sanitary products for all female workers 2019-06-30 [Common Space]

Seven new Glasgow Airport strike dates announced for July 2019-06-29 [BBC]

Hospital workers vote to strike in row over 'lost' wages 2019-06-28 [STV]

Aberdeen Airport strike action to go ahead after pay offer rejection 2019-06-26 [Unite the union]

Airport strikes go ahead as staff reject latest pay offer 2019-06-25 [daily business group]

Scots lap-dancing club workers gain right to union membership 2019-06-22 [The National]

This month in labour history

4-10-1936 At Cable Street, London, thousands of trade unionists, socialists and communists throw up barricades to block the British Union of Fascists from marching through the Jewish neighbourhoods of the East End. [more]

6-10-1913 The conference of the Miners Federation passes a motion in favour of a general strike in Britain to support Dublin's locked out workers, with only one vote against. [more]

25-10-1895 Socialist and feminist Edith Lanchester captured by her family and institutionalised for opposing the institution of marriage [more]