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College lecturers vote for strikes

Issue No. 2322

Lecturers at Barnfield College, Bedfordshire, have voted by 90 percent for strikes in a row over contracts.

The UCU union members say new contracts would increase teaching hours while making some workers redundant.

Union members at K College in Kent are also balloting for strikes to oppose compulsory redundancies.

College management want to cut 145 jobs. The ballot ends on Friday of this week.


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Tue 25 Sep 2012, 18:30 BST
Issue No. 2322
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