Analysis: The post-lockdown settlement is here, and it looks like ‘fire and rehire’
GMB Union have announced an additional 4 days of strike action, following 12 days in a protest against British Gas ‘fire and rehire’ policies.
GMB announce further strike dates amid British Gas ‘fire and rehire’ row
Forbes styles the Scottish budget as continuing a “progressive and restorative approach”. Conversely, Larry Flanagan, head of Scotland’s main teaching union, spoke of “an effective pay freeze”. And critics led by the STUC say key workers have been “left out in the cold”.
Source Direct: For the Love of Money
“The classless euphoria of ‘Clap for Carers’ is rapidly giving way to class tension. Some of it is starting to rise to the level of real conflict.”
Analysis: What happens when front-line ‘heroes’ start demanding their rights?
“Empty work sites and idling labour amid a renewables boom driven by foreign multinationals has become the image of Fife’s transition to green energy.”
Analysis: The transition to green energy is well underway and anything but ‘just’
“Employers will be watching what’s going on at Ikea, to see if they can get away with attacking their own trade unionists.”
Analysis: Why so much depends on a fight at Glasgow Ikea
Scottish Trades Union Congress (STUC) has published a report on what an economic recovery should look like for the people of Scotland.
STUC Publishes ‘People’s Recovery’ Report
1/3 Young People Could be Jobless by Christmas
Archbishop Desmond Tutu, a wise man if ever there was one, described hope as “being able to see that there is light despite all the darkness”. Where do I see hope in our global Pandemic? In the struggles of people who are realising their own power to shape their lives and the society around them. In the […]