Beyond the Noise with David Jamieson is a weekly podcast with CommonSpace journalist David Jamieson, where he gets behind the 24/7 news cycle and gets to heart of issues, trying to find the substance behind the headlines.
THIS week, Jamieson is joined by Lynn Henderson, Scottish and Irish organiser for the PCS Union and President of the STUC to discuss the state of Scottish trade unionism.
– 4:00 Why the Scottish Government budget has frustrated Scottish workers.
– 13:21 How did the PCS union approach the Scottish independence question differently from some other unions?
– 19:03 Why are some unions hostile to ideas around a ‘just transition’ towards a more ecological economy?
– 25:08 How does the trade union movement tackle its problem with male dominance in union structures?
Picture courtesy of Lorna Miller
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