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8 February 2017
TUSC and unions call for legal no-cuts budgets: A Scottish National Party (SNP) government austerity budget passed in Scotland on 2 February with the support of the Scottish Greens.
31 August 2016
Offshore investment firms part-own 277 Scottish state schools.
2 December 2015
Protesters around the country marched on 29 November, to demand action to tackle climate change. Organisers claim 50,000 demonstrated in central London with thousands more on the streets in Cardiff, Bristol, Edinburgh, Belfast, Southampton and more.
25 November 2015
Supporters of the National Shop Stewards Network (NSSN) protested on 23 November outside the final appeal hearing of sacked CWU postal union rep John Vasey.
11 November 2015
Short reports on some of the latest trade union struggles. College and uni lecturers lead the fightback.
23 September 2015
Short reports on some of the latest trade union struggles. 'Kill the Bill' meetings, environment research council strikes, Open University job threats and victimised postal union rep John Vasey.
16 September 2015
"You can relax. There's no trick questions - this isn't an Atos work capability assessment." The Daily Mirror justly placed this shrewd aside in the top three gags at this year's Edinburgh Fringe
2 September 2015
John Vasey, a CWU (postal workers' union) workplace rep at Royal Mail Delivery Office in Wakefield, West Yorkshire, was sacked on 21 August on a charge connected with non-delivery of election material.
13 May 2015
The recent CWU telecoms conference voted to vigorously oppose, with industrial action if necessary, BT Openreach's plans to concentrate all office-based jobs into just 23 'centres of excellence', writes Clive Walder.
11 August 2014
Low paid workers employed by ISS struck on Friday 8 August for 24 hours, with a 48-hour strike to follow
23 September 2013
Over 20,000 supporters of Scottish independence marched through Edinburgh on 21st September. This significant mobilisation was double the attendance at the same Yes Scotland demonstration in September
27 September 2012
Over 10,000 people took part in the March and Rally for Scottish Independence in Edinburgh on the 22 September, writes For full report, see:.
7 September 2011
Edinburgh University is the third university in Scotland to announce how much it will charge students from outside Scotland (Scottish students will continue to not pay fees) and has made itself the most expensive place in the UK to get a degree...
18 August 2011
Working class communities in Scotland will pay the price of the SNP's savage austerity measures - while SNP ministers are taking huge cash windfalls
25 October 2010
There was an emphatic response to the savagery of the Con-Dem spending cuts on Saturday in Edinburgh...
25 August 2010
Edinburgh Council is set to continue its attempt to sell off vital and key services to private contractors...
17 May 2007
ISR demonstrating at the G8 in Edinburgh 2005
29 March 2007
SCOTLAND NO 2 CWU branch officials have just negotiated a return to work of over 1,000 postal workers in the Edinburgh Mail centre, after a management climb-down....
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