GLASGOW City Council’s IT workers will down tools today in a bid to halt the local authority’s plan to privatise their jobs and the services they provide.
The council is planning to hand its IT services to Canadian multinational CGI, which Unison warns will lead to higher...
Thursday 17th Nov 2016
posted by Morning Star in Britain
EMBATTLED community safety workers in Glasgow will take strike action every weekend until further notice in an escalation of their dispute over shift payments.
Around 100 Unison and GMB members are involved in a dispute with Community Safety Glasgow (CSG), which is trying to cut pay...
Saturday 15th Oct 2016
posted by Zoe Streatfield in Britain
HUNDREDS of workers will be balloted for strike action over shocking plans to privatise IT services at Glasgow City Council in a bid to cut costs, their union announced yesterday.
Unison has warned that the plans to hand over the the council’s entire IT service to Canadian...
Saturday 8th Oct 2016
GLASGOW city CCTV workers rallied outside their employer’s headquarters yesterday as they prepared for a fourth strike this weekend to win equal pay for shift work.
The Unison members work 12-hour shifts, day and night, covering seven days a week every week of the year, but...
Saturday 9th Apr 2016
TRADE unions and community groups called on Glasgow City Council to set a “no cuts budget” yesterday, as they lobbied councillors meeting to approve the budget for the next financial year.
Unions Unison, GMB, Unite and EIS as well as community activists lobbied the...
Friday 11th Mar 2016
Glasgow City Council is set to slash another £103m off its budget – and vital services are feeling the strain, writes ZOE STREATFIELD
Thursday 29th Oct 2015
posted by Morning Star in Features
MORE than a thousand Unison delegates will descend tonight on Glasgow City Council, where workers are engaged in one of Britain’s longest-running strikes.
Homelessness caseworkers in Glasgow, where public-sector union Unison is holding its annual conference this week, have been...
Thursday 18th Jun 2015
by Zoe Streatfield
A SACKED gardener will lead calls today at Unison conference for union recognition at his former workplace.
Robert O’Donnell, who lost his appeal last week against his dismissal at the Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre (SECC), believes...
Tuesday 16th Jun 2015
by Our Sports Desk
CELTIC were granted permission to introduce safe standing yesterday at Celtic Park.
Discussions have been ongoing for the past five years and were finally approved by the authorities, with the 60,000 seater stadium to have rail seating installed.
Wednesday 10th Jun 2015
posted by Morning Star in Sport
Zoe Hennessy talks to Rab O’Donnell, a Unison rep battling to overturn his dismissal after highlighting a gas leak safety ‘shambles’
Monday 8th Jun 2015