Tag Archive for Scotland

Scottish unions take on G4S – for the wrong reasons

According to this report on the website of the Palestine Solidarity Campaign, a pro-Hamas organisation backed by many of Britain’s trade unions, last week the Scottish Trades Union Congress voted to call on the Scottish government to cancel its contract…

STUC’s bizarre call for Celtic protest

David Coyle has written a terrific piece on the Scottish Trade Union Congress’ attempt to turn tonight’s football match into an Israel hate-fest. The comments section is almost entirely positive as well. Update: The Jewish Chronicle website reports on the…

Scottish TUC invites Palestinian firefighters

The Scottish TUC – which has spearheaded efforts to boycott Israel – this week invited a delegation of Palestinian firefighters to attend its womens’ conference. The STUC noted that “the Fire Brigades Union (FBU) formed part of the STUC delegation…

TUFI Update – March 2009

International Trade Union News: Union leader refuses to support Israel boycott International Trade Union News: CUPE National opposes local union resolution Trade Union News: ICTU re-launch year-old delegation report British Trade Union News: Scottish trade union delegation to Israel and…