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Campaign to stop job cuts at London Met

by Katherine Igidbashian, London Met student
Issue No. 2447

Workers at London Metropolitan University in north London are considering strikes in response to bosses’ plan to cut 165 jobs. 

UCU and Unison union members held meetings of staff and students at the university last week. They voted unanimously for proposals for strikes and a marking boycott.

A lobby of the management is planned for the week after the Easter break. Workers are also coordinating action with City and Islington College, which faces major budget cuts to adult education courses.

London Met is a vital institution for working class students. The planned cuts will increase the current staff to student ratio. 

It will mean the university has some of the most overworked staff in the country.   


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Tue 31 Mar 2015, 15:59 BST
Issue No. 2447
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