‘This is the first time in the thirty-year history of the university that there has been strike action taken by the university’s employees. ” Sorcha Kirker, UHI UCU branch officer University and College Union […]
Non-teaching staff (office, catering, auxiliary, janitorial, early years, cleaning) who are absolutely critical to the smooth running of the school will walk out for three days aiming to achieve a fair pay settlement for all staff working at OIC and across Local Government in Scotland.
It looks like School strikes will go ahead on 26, 27 and 28 September.
The workers provide vital maintenance and operational support for lighthouses, beacons and buoys at sea ensuring that vessels and ships have safe passage through Scottish waters.
“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
A number of airports will be fully closed including Barra, Benbecula, Dundee, Stornoway, Sumburgh and Tiree. Kirkwall Airport will operate on a limited basis.
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 in Orkney will again be on strike on Wednesday 18th of January unless a new pay deal is offered.
The UK Government introduced a new Bill to the Westminster Parliament which will limit the rights of workers to take industrial action.
“why are our politicians and media so coy about addressing the key questions that affect us all? “