High-profile figures swell crowds at huge anti-nuke demo
Saturday 27th Feb 2016
posted by Zoe Streatfield in Britain
Sturgeon insists Scots will want to vote again
Monday 22nd Feb 2016
ENVIRONMENTAL activists are calling on David Cameron to issue a moratorium on new flight paths after communities across Britain have been bombarded by noise pollution.
More than 20 groups co-ordinated by the national NGO Aviation Environment Federation (AEF) have signed an open letter...
NORTH Sea oil giant Wood Group will cut rates paid to contractors, it announced yesterday in what Unite called “another blow” for workers.
The 9 per cent pay fall will affect around 200 of Wood Group’s contractors and is the third cut since 2014.
Saturday 20th Feb 2016
Lauded return to national bargaining only results in 1% pay offer
Saturday 13th Feb 2016
RAPE Crisis Scotland welcomed a judge’s ruling that victims of abuse should receive legal aid to oppose applications to access their medical records or other sensitive information.
Senior judge Lord Glennie, who examined the case, ruled that the human rights of the woman at the...
TRADE unionists won a landmark victory yesterday against a care-home company whose health and safety failings led to a worker suffering serious injuries.
GMB Scotland had fought a five-year battle with Cordia, an arms-length company run by Glasgow City Council, after careworker Tracey...
Thursday 11th Feb 2016
YOUNG trade union activists will target Sports Direct over its shameful employment practices today in a protest at Rangers’ Ibrox stadium.
Unite’s Decent Work For All campaign has targeted Sports Direct and its owner Mike Ashley over the company’s use of zero-hours...
Saturday 6th Feb 2016
SCOTTISH Labour’s plans to increase income tax could reduce the expected budget cuts by a third, according to new research published yesterday.
The Resolution Foundation, a think tank specialising in tax and income, said the proposed 1p income tax rise could raise £475...
FIRST Minister Nicola Sturgeon warned yesterday that Scotland will lose billions of pounds under current Westminster proposals for the Scotland Bill.
The Bill is set to bring new powers over tax and welfare to Holyrood and will set out how Scotland’s annual block grant from the...
Tuesday 2nd Feb 2016