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10 October 2018
A historic mass strike for equal pay by 8,000 council workers in Glasgow, 90% of whom are women, will take place on 23 and 24 October
26 September 2018
7,500 low-paid and overwhelmingly women workers employed by Glasgow City Council are to strike for equal pay in October and November
8 August 2018
The retreat by Serco is partly in response to legal challenges by Govan Law Centre but is also as a result of the political pressure of working class people
2 August 2018
300 refugees in Glasgow are facing eviction by the private anti-trade union company Serco.
30 August 2017
By implementing spending cuts on an unprecedented scale in Scotland, the SNP leadership has begun to be exposed
23 August 2017
Glasgow janitors, after an industrial action campaign lasting almost two years, have won an inspiring victory
15 August 2017
Glasgow 'jannies', after an industrial action campaign lasting almost two years, have won an inspiring victory, writes Well done, the Glasgow school janitors! You won #Justice4Jannies!.
14 June 2017
The fight for socialist policies remains critical: The biggest loser in this election, aside from Theresa May, was the Scottish National Party (SNP). In a stunning contrast to the 2015 landslide when Nicola Sturgeon's party won 56 of the 59 available
31 May 2017
Over 1,200 people packed into the Old Fruitmarket
17 May 2017
Sympathy towards Jeremy Corbyn in Scotland, as elsewhere, is widespread, including among those who voted Yes to independence in 2014.
22 February 2017
Reports of further nation-wide protests against Donald Trump on 20 February, the day Parliament debated his visit and Day X walkout plans.
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.
1 February 2017
As part of the Tory offensive against the public sector, the chancellor has announced a 20% reduction in Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) offices, and more jobcentres to share sites in local authority premises, to deliver 30% savings on estates costs. This fits in with the approaching end of the contract with the company which owns the DWP estate.
14 December 2016
The attempted scabbing operation by Glasgow Labour council in an effort to undermine Unison's strike action against privatisation of ICT services has been pushed back.
1 December 2016
An appeal for solidarity with strike action
2 November 2016
Several hundred students boycotted classes and organised a mass picket right in the middle of an open day at the Glasgow School of Art on 27 October. They were motivated by anger against cuts and demanding more facilities to "let us learn".
5 October 2016
Do you have something to say? Letters to the Socialist's editors. Excluded from Momentum; Sports Direct workhouse; Blairite councillor defects to Tories; Merton Blairite councillors are self-selecting; Sheffield byelection report.
18 May 2016
Short reports on some of the latest trade union struggles.
11 May 2016
An increasing mood of disappointment in the actions of the SNP in power; their implementation of Tory austerity and the lack of a viable national left alternative has led to an increasing alienation in many working-class areas.
27 April 2016
According to all opinion polls, the Scottish National Party looks certain to win another overall majority at Holyrood. No doubt the SNP leadership will claim the result as a confirmation of their policies. But that would not paint even half a picture of the real situation.
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