The boss of
Mark Silverman grabbed a 12.9 percent pay rise taking his salary to a massive £149
This is the same man who is waging war on workers at the south
Silverman wants to impose contracts that slash sick pay
UCU union members have been on all-out strike against the attack since Tuesday of last week. Unison union members joined the action on Wednesday and Thursday of this week.
The strike is getting stronger with more people joining the UCU so they can take part in the action. College buildings are all but deserted as classes are shut down.
The UCU has called a national day of action in support of the
It’s a day that every trade unionist across
Workers have now raised over £12
Mandy Brown is branch secretary of Lambeth UCU. “People come back from visiting workplaces inspired and full of confidence
“Our branch will never be the same again.”
Mandy told Socialist Worker that Silverman’s pay rise was “a disgrace”. “There are 3
Nadia Elyacoubi has been picketing at the Vauxhall site of the college. “The principal has sent letters to three union members who’ve been picketing
“But what’s ‘lawful intimidation’ then? We teach English – we know the meaning of words. We are disgusted by this business-minded principal.”
“We are all so determined, even more than in the first week of the strike. We’re not backing down.”