Interview with women of the Glasgow Equal Pay Strike - 8 months on
What did the Glasgow Women’s Strike mean to those involved, and what is it’s legacy?
IN OCTOBER of 2018, historic equal pay strikes rocked the city of Glasgow. Eight months later and payouts are starting to be made.
CommonSpace journalist David Jamieson met with some of the women involved with the strike to find out what it meant to them.
The CommonSpace Show - Pilot - with Eve Livingston
The first of a new regular online show with CommonSpace journalists David Jamieson and Rhiannon Davies
In the pilot episode, CommonSpace is joined by freelance journalist Eve Livingston to take a look at the Equal Pay Strike that rocked Glasgow last year, when around 8000 women took at stand against pay disparity. Eve Livingston is shortlisted for an Orwell Prize for her coverage of the strike.
Watch: Coatbridge schools crisis – fear in an authority desert
Claims and counter-claims abound, but one thing we can be sure of is that faith in local governance has collapsed
THE news that teachers at two Coatbridge schools - Buchanan and St Ambrose High Schools in Townhead – will be withdrawn over health concerns has caused consternation in the town.
EIS confident of an ‘overwhelming rejection’ of final pay offer by members
Teachers union general secretary argues Scottish Government underspend could settle pay claim “with cash to spare”
THE EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTE OF SCOTLAND (EIS) is confident of both a large turnout and an “overwhelming rejection” by its members of the latest pay offer from the Scottish Government and COSLA, ahead of the opening of a ballot on the matter tomorrow (30 October).
TGI Friday? Tip 'robbery' row prompts holiday Friday walkout at food chain
TGI Fridays workers in London have voted to strike over a new company policy branded ‘tip robbery’
WORKERS will stage a bank holiday walk-out at one the UK's busiest food chains amidst a row over "tip robbery".
Workers at two branches of the popular food chain in London will walk out of work for three days after staff unanimously agreed to support strike action.
Unions slam Glasgow City Council for ‘breaking promises on equal pay’
Unison and GMB warn of industrial action if council fails to work with claimants on settlement
GLASGOW CITY Council has been accused of breaking its promise to negotiate a settlement of equal play claims put forward by over 7,000 predominantly low-paid women.
The council agreed in January to settle the dispute without legal challenge after a ruling confirmed that pay structures put in place in 2006 were discriminatory.