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23 Oct 2018 | 06:39 PM UTC

UK: Thousands strike for equal pay in Glasgow October 23-25

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Thousands of women go on 48-hour strike in Glasgow (Scotland) October 23-25; related traffic and business disruptions expected in the coming hours

TIMEFRAME expected from 10/23/2018, 12:00 AM until 10/25/2018, 11:59 PM (Europe/London). COUNTRY/REGION Glasgow


Thousands of women in Glasgow (Scotland) launched a 48-hour strike on Tuesday, October 23, to protest the local government's perceived slow pace in addressing legal claims over gender-based pay discrimination. Strike-related disruptions, including traffic and business disruptions from demonstrations and walkouts, are to be expected in Glasgow over the coming hours.  


Individuals in Glasgow are advised to monitor developments to the situation, avoid all protests and demonstrations as a precaution, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities.


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