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  • Janitors plan more strike days in fight for fair pay

    GLASGOW school janitors will strike again later this month in their ongoing fight for pay justice.

    The Unison members working in city schools are angry at employer Cordia’s continued refusal to pay staff for duties which are dirty, unpleasant, regularly involve working outside or...

    Thursday 13th Apr 2017

    posted by Morning Star in Britain

  • Unions march in Glasgow against £53m council cuts

    TRADE unionists will march in Glasgow today against millions of pounds of devastating “stealth” cuts to public sector jobs and the privatisation of council services.

    The unions are protesting against Glasgow City Council’s plans to cut £53 million from April on...

    Saturday 11th Mar 2017

    posted by Paddy McGuffin in Britain

  • Glasgow’s aid for homeless ‘hits crisis’

    AID for Glasgow’s homeless has hit crisis point as a result of swingeing cuts to services and increasing demand during the colder weather.

    Members of the Unison union who work with homeless people revealed yesterday that government cuts to Glasgow City Council funding has left...

    Saturday 7th Jan 2017

    posted by Zoe Streatfield in Britain

  • Half of Glasgow’s Jobcentre Plus offices set to close

    HALF of Glasgow’s jobcentres could be shut down to save cash, the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) announced yesterday.

    The department said that although no jobs would be lost as a result, eight of the city’s 16 branches face closure by April 2018 in an effort to cut...

    Thursday 8th Dec 2016

    posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain

  • Jannies start 10 days of strikes in fair pay battle

    GLASGOW’S school janitors walked out yesterday at the beginning of their 10 days of strike action in an escalation of their dispute over fair pay.

    The Unison members are in a long-running battle with employer Cordia to secure a working context and demands payment, which other...

    Tuesday 15th Nov 2016

    posted by Morning Star in Britain

  • Striking janitors now face job cuts

    GLASGOW’S striking janitors were dealt a blow this week as bosses threatened to slash their jobs.

    The school janitors escalated their strike action this week in a bid to be granted an extra payment worth between £500 and £1,000 a year for undertaking duties which are...

    Saturday 29th Oct 2016

    posted by Zoe Streatfield in Britain

  • Community safety staff to strike this weekend

    ANGRY workers employed by Community Safety Glasgow (CSG) are set to strike for 48 hours this weekend in a dispute over cuts to shift payments.

    The CCTV staff, security workers and community payback workers, represented by GMB and Unison, rallied outside Glasgow city chambers...

    Saturday 8th Oct 2016

    posted by Morning Star in Britain

  • Time to celebrate the arrival of the Homeless World Cup

    ANDREW MUIRHEAD welcomes the decision to hold it in Glasgow

    Saturday 9th Jul 2016

    posted by Morning Star in Sport

  • Arts ahead

    Star critics cherry-pick some of the best on offer in the weeks to come

    Saturday 25th Jun 2016

    posted by Morning Star in Arts

  • Labour local authority ‘blew thousands on scab workers’

    LABOUR-RUN Glasgow City Council was accused of spending thousands of pounds on scab workers yesterday as school caretakers ended five days of strike action.

    With strikers lobbying the council and the Scottish government, this latest action marked an escalation in the dispute with...

    Saturday 21st May 2016

    posted by Zoe Streatfield in Britain