Community groups, public sector workers and trades union activists were amongst those who turned out to march against public sector cuts at a demonstration in Glasgow on Saturday 20th October. The event, organised by the Scottish Trades Union Council, attracted around 10,000 people and ran in conjunction with similar protests in London and Belfast. Continue reading →
The STUC is organising a mass demonstration on 20th October in Glasgow. The event will coincide with a similar event in London under the banner ‘A future that works’. The Coalition Government may be in crisis but they are still refusing to change course from their dangerous and damaging programme of cuts and austerity.
On the morning of Saturday 20th October, trade unionists and community activists from across Scotland will gather for a march through Glasgow to play our part in telling the Government that enough is enough. Continue reading →
The Melting Pot (Conference Room) 5 Rose Street, Edinburgh EH2 2PR
Speakers: Dave Moxham (STUC), Larry Flannigan (EIS Gen.Sec), Mary Alexander (Unite Deputy Regional Sec), Cheryl Gedling (PCS union), Sarah Glynn (Scottish Unemployed Workers Network)
The aim of this public meeting is to bring together all those fighting back against the brutal Tory austerity cuts. To share our experiences and ideas and to work together to make the STUC demonstration on 20th October, not just a huge demonstration, but also a spring board for further action in order to turn up the heat on the Tories and their weak coalition government. Continue reading →