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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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http://tinyurl.com/3992kd Uni boss gets grilling Mar 16 2007 By Craig Robertson THE MAN in charge of Glasgow University’s Crichton withdrawal came under fire during a business debate on Monday night. Sir Muir Russell was “put on the spot” by a … Continue reading

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Dumfries & Galloway Standard Article

Uni chiefs stand firm Mar 14 2007   By Craig Robertson     FRESH talks are set to take place this week in a bid to overcome the stalemate in the Crichton cash crisis. But Glasgow University chiefs have not … Continue reading

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