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From Glasgow Evening Times – Social worker strike set to intensify as 1000 staff balloted

Local Glasgow public sector disputes intensify…The Glasgow Evening Times reports:- SOCIAL workers could join an indefinite strike affecting some of Glasgow’s most vulnerable children and adults. Unison has begun the process of balloting 1000 social workers about a mid-August stoppage … Continue reading

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Social Care Workers – from Glasgow Evening Times

HUNDREDS of striking social care workers in Glasgow today staged a massive unofficial rally. Around 500 defiant staff gathered at lunchtime in George Square after council chiefs refused their request to hold a demonstration. The move came as the strike, … Continue reading

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New Hope for Crichton Campus

From The Herald, 11/07/07   Bruised and battered after an epic 100-mile protest hike, a group of students arrived at Glasgow University yesterday to confront Principal Sir Muir Russell and were greeted by news their campus could be saved. The … Continue reading

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University protest march begins

Taken from BBC News:- Students will march from the Dumfries site to Glasgow A group of university staff, students and graduates from Dumfries have set off on a 100-mile protest march. The five-day walk is part of the campaign against … Continue reading

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Crichton Campaign Leaflet

Liberal Arts Under Threat Leaflet for distribution at Glasgow University Events.

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IWW Aberdeen MayDay wee report

It took us a while to recover: IWW Aberdeen MayDay Our first wobbly outing in Aberdeen was a great success: the free folk music night on 1 May was really busy, attracting lots of people who also picked up our … Continue reading

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