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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]

Lap dancers sign union deal with Glasgow club employers 2019-06-22 [BBC]

Edinburgh journalists vent fury over job cuts 2019-06-21 [NUJ]

More Glasgow Airport strikes announced 2019-06-16 [BBC]

Glasgow Airport strikes - union announces two further staff stoppages 2019-06-16 [Live]

SQA staff to strike on exam results day 2019-06-13 [BBC]

Glasgow Airport Workers Say Planning Another Strike in Series of Protest Actions in June 2019-06-11 [Sputnik]

Prestigious award for Glasgow equal pay campaigner Shona Thomson of GMB Scotland 2019-06-11 [The Evening Times]

NUJ wins important tribunal decision over a freelance's right to holiday pay 2019-06-07 [NUJ]

New plans for Dundee Michelin site are welcomed by trade union 2019-06-07 [Evening Telegraph ]

Passengers at Glasgow and Aberdeen airports hit with lengthy security delays as workers strike 2019-06-07 [Daily Record]

Fall in Public Trust for ScotRail must signal end of the line for privatisation 2019-06-07 [TSSA]

Unite welcomes plans for Innovation Centre at Michelin Dundee 2019-06-03 [Unite the union]

Unite welcomes plans for Innovation Centre at Michelin Dundee 2019-06-03 [Unite the union]

Further strike action planned by Glasgow Airport staff 2019-05-31 [The Scotsman]

Teachers in Scotland to be offered more 'flexible' career options 2019-05-31 [The Scotsman]

Prospect union announces new strike at Highlands and Islands Airports 2019-05-30 [ross-shirejournal]

Union says Scottish Ambulance Service in ‘critical condition’ 2019-05-28 [The Scotsman]

Warning of ‘widespread disruption’ as Aberdeen airport workers set to strike 2019-05-25 [The Herald]

Glasgow City council sends women equal pay offers of up to £100k 2019-05-25 [The National]

Thousands of workers receive offers after equal pay row 2019-05-25 [STV]

RMT to ballot Caledonian Sleeper workers over strike action 2019-05-24 [The Scotsman]

Glasgow Airport workers set to go on strike prompting summer travel fears 2019-05-24 [Glasgow Live]

Industrial action dates announced for Aberdeen Airport 2019-05-24 [Unite the union]

ScotRail is among five worst offenders for having complicated and lengthy compensation claims 2019-05-09 [TSSA]

This month in labour history

6-08-1914 The Labour Leader, the newspaper of the Independent Labour Party, publishes an anti-war appeal to workers. [more]

8-08-1920 The country sees large 'citizen demonstrations' against intervention in Soviet Russia. [more]

8-08-1842 Thousands of mill and factory workers across Lancashire walk out in support of the People's Charter. [more]

9-08-1920 The TUC and the Labour Party agree to move a resolution for a general strike if Britain declares war on Soviet Russia. [more]

11-08-1917 LAbour politician Arthur Henderson resigns from the war cabinet over its refusal to allow workers' representatives to attend the Stockholm peace conference. [more]

12-08-1933 London taxi drivers go on strike against the wishes of their union. [more]

13-08-1889 The beginning of the great dockers strike [more]

16-08-1819 Yeoman attack a crowd gathered in MAnchester to demand parliamentary reform, in what becomes known as the Peterloo Massacre. [more]

23-08-1976 Fifty workers at the Grunwick film processing plant in north west London go on strike for the right to join a trade union. [more]