Glasgow wildcat wins

I don’t really have the time to write a proper post about this at the moment, but I thought it was important to record and share the news that, last Friday, workers in Glasgow homelessness services walked out in an unofficial strike after a colleague was suspended in a dispute over workloads. They were joined by workers in other  teams walking out in solidarity this Tuesday. A spokesperson for management declared that “This unlawful industrial action is completely unacceptable and those involved are liable to be dismissed if it continues.”  Today, they went back to work with their heads held high, after the suspended worker was reinstated with no disciplinary action being taken against them. As I say, I don’t have the time to write a proper article about this news, so I’ll leave you to draw your own conclusions from this story.

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"The impulse to fight against work and management is immediately collective. As we fight against the conditions of our own lives, we see that other people are doing the same. To get anywhere we have to fight side by side. We begin to break down the divisions between us and prejudices, hierarchies, and nationalisms begin to be undermined. As we build trust and solidarity, we grow more daring and combative. More becomes possible. We get more organized, more confident, more disruptive and more powerful."
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