Category Archives: Wider workplace struggles

Guardian on independent unions in China 02/03/12

This may be of interest: Lijia Zhang: China’s marginalised workers are waking up to their rights See previously: China’s Foxconn workers: from suicide threats to a trade union? Xbox assembly workers in China threaten mass suicide over jobs dispute In … Continue reading

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No Comment – Parking Charges.

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Inverclyde Royal staff vote in favour of strike action.

From the Greenock Telegraph: http://www.greenocktelegraph.co.uk/article.php?sec=1&id=16826 Hospital Workers Back IRH Strike by Lorraine Tinney   HOSPITAL workers at Inverclyde Royal have voted overwhelmingly in favour of strike action over car parking charges. A staggering 87 per cent of staff across Greater … Continue reading

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Opposing Hospital Parking Charges

Clydeside GMB has began distributing the following posters to raise attention to the ongoing struggles of hospital staff who are being charged extortionate fees as a result of a swingeing decision by Greater Glasgow Healthboard to charge hospital staff and … Continue reading

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Strike Bike

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5000 Postal Workers Wildcat In Glasgow

THOUSANDS of Glasgow postal workers walked out of delivery offices today in a dramatic escalation of industrial action. Strike-hit Royal Mail was plunged into deeper chaos after 13 workers who had refused to cross a picket line were sent home … Continue reading

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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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