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Barnsley lecturers - escalating can win

Issue No. 2274

Lecturers at Barnsley College were set to meet on Wednesday of this week to discuss the next moves in their ongoing dispute.

Workers in the UCU union are battling to defend their union rep, Graham Mustin, who faces compulsory redundancy.

UCU members say there is still work for him to do.

They have struck twice so far against his sacking. Graham said, “The support I’ve had is fantastic.”

Strikes last term forced management to retreat on a number of planned compulsory redundancies. Escalating action to defend Graham can save his job.

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Tue 18 Oct 2011, 18:59 BST
Issue No. 2274
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