THE SNP is showing itself to be “rattled” by the threat posed by Jeremy Corbyn, a Labour MSP said yesterday after Alex Salmond predicted a second Scottish independence referendum.
Speaking on the eve of the anniversary of the 2014 vote, the former SNP leader argued that...
Friday 18th Sep 2015
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Trade unionists call for millions to mobilise in the biggest rights battle for a generation
Thursday 27th Aug 2015
JOURNALISTS at Glasgow-based newspapers the Herald, Evening Times and Sunday Herald have voted unanimously to ballot for industrial action over a 20 per cent cut in editorial jobs.
Owner Newsquest’s latest round of redundancies could threaten up to 20 jobs. It follows job cuts at...
Unpopular Tory Bill must be challenged industrially – STUC
Wednesday 26th Aug 2015
THE Scottish Greens said yesterday that the North Sea oil industry should be nationalised to break Scotland’s dependence on “distant multinationals and neoliberal forces.”
A report commissioned by the Scottish Green Party calls for a move away from “energy...
PCS organiser calls on managers and government to step up and end dispute
Tuesday 25th Aug 2015
SCOTTISH employers and government have failed to respond to the challenges older women face in the workplace, leading to many feeling “invisible,” a report published yesterday found.
The Scottish Commission on Older Women concluded that while there was an increasing number...
NEWLY APPOINTED Edinburgh International Festival director Fergus Linehan was lambasted yesterday for making “hypocritical” comments against Palestinian activists.
Mr Linehan spoke out last week against the “thuggish behaviour” of Palestinian rights activists who...
SCOTTISH Labour leader Kezia Dugdale promised a “fresh start” as she announced her new Cabinet in Edinburgh yesterday in anticipation of the Holyrood elections next year.
The major change to the team is former senior police officer Graeme Pearson, who has taken over the...
Thursday 20th Aug 2015
Dugdale says party shouldn’t avoid it
Tuesday 18th Aug 2015