FFS explains: Upcoming strikes in Scotland
Ferret Fact Service takes a look at the wave of strike action planned across Scotland in coming months, with train drivers, postal workers and coffin-makers all among those scheduled to down tools in August and beyond.
Deliveroo accused of ‘hollow’ and ‘cynical’ deal with GMB union
Deliveroo has been accused of making a “hollow and cynical PR move” aimed at preventing its workers from pursuing their rights by signing a “partnership deal” with the GMB union.
Amazon’s ‘disposable’ Scottish workforce left struggling to pay bills
Amazon hired thousands of agency workers across Scotland last year, breaking its own commitment not to use zero hours contracts, the Bureau of Investigative Journalism has found.
Lawyers threaten to sue Strathclyde Pension Fund over equal pay retirement funds
Lawyers representing thousands of women who secured the largest equal pay settlement in Scottish history are planning legal action against Strathclyde Pension Fund over delays to ensuring the payout is reflected in their retirement income.
Councils have sprayed 170,000 litres of weedkiller linked to cancer
Over 170,000 litres of a weedkiller officially classified as a probable cause of cancer have been widely used by local authorities across Scotland in the last five years.
Amazon pays more tax to Fife Council than to the UK government
Amazon pays more to Fife Council in rates and rent than it does to the UK government in corporation tax, prompting calls for the internet giant to pay its “fair share of tax.”