“Our members in Fire and Security ensure airports across the highlands and islands operate safely and securely for the communities and businesses that they serve. They do not deserve the substantial real terms pay cut that is currently on offer.” Jane Rose, Prospect
Closure of Airports
A number of airports will be fully closed including Barra, Benbecula, Dundee, Stornoway, Sumburgh and Tiree. Kirkwall Airport will operate on a limited basis.
Kirkwall Airport Strike Action
Eleven airports covered by Highlands and Islands Airports Ltd (HIAL) are to be hit by a series of strike action over the next few weeks.
Teachers Strike Dates
Teachers in Orkney will again be on strike on Wednesday 18th of January unless a new pay deal is offered.
“If you haven’t got a programme, a bogey man will do.” Aneurin Bevan
The UK Government introduced a new Bill to the Westminster Parliament which will limit the rights of workers to take industrial action.
The paradigm is broken
“why are our politicians and media so coy about addressing the key questions that affect us all? “
Misreading the Public Mood
“Strikers are not where they are because this year is tough, it is because the base upon which they are struggling was kept low for so long.”
Strike Action by Teachers
Schools across Scotland will be affected with strike action on Thursday 24th of November by members of the largest teachers union, the EIS.
Offshore Drilling Workers Back Strike Action
Over 300 offshore drilling and contract maintenance workers employed by Archer, Maersk, Transocean and Odfjell have backed strike action.
“We want to pay tribute to our members” Council Workers Praised as Strike Action is Suspended
A fresh pay offer has been put to Scotland’s Trade Unions representing the local authority workforce.