Friday, 6 February 2009

Deadline TV: Glasgow Community service strikers take further action

Donald McNaughton, Unison member and community services supervisor at Glasgow City Council, speaks to Deadline News TV press agency about the strike...

"WORKERS at Scotland’s biggest council who have been on strike for five weeks have taken their protest to MSPs at the Scottish Parliament.

"Community service supervisors at Glasgow City Council travelled to Edinburgh as part of their on-going dispute over pay and hours.

"The employees – who look after people carrying out non-custodial sentences in the community – handed a letter of protest over to justice secretary Kenny MacAskill.

"The 21 workers started the industrial action on January 6 after talks broke down between the union Unison and the council over a re-grading of their posts."

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