“Union busting”: Scottish PCS protest slams shock human rights commission sackings
10 striking human rights workers sacked ‘by email’ while on strike
SCOTTISH trade unionists have slammed Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) bosses for “union busting” after ten of their colleagues were sacked while taking industrial action.
Around 50 PCS members were joined by supporters from other unions outside the EHRC offices on West George Street in Glasgow city centre. Staff walked out to applause from the gathered protesters.
European Convention on Human Rights could be “next target” after Brexit, experts say
Council of Europe says leaving ECHR would be a “disaster” for UK and Europe
THE UK is leaving the EU, but what about the other European organisation it belongs to – the Council of Europe and its European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR)?
CommonSpace spoke to the experts about what the ECHR does, common misconceptions, and where the UK’s relationship with the Council might be headed.