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Issue No. 2447

UCU union members at Greenwich College in south east London struck on Friday of last week in a row over contracts.

Bosses want to impose new contracts that would increase the working week, cut holidays and introduce unannounced observations.

The strike was solid with a large picket line all day. Workers received solidarity from local NUT, GMB and Unison union members.

Two more strike days are planned in the first week back after the holidays. 

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Education workers and students met in London on Tuesday of last week to show solidarity with people in Greece.

The meeting was called by London Region UCU and the Greece Solidarity Campaign. It called for Greece’s debt to be cancelled.

Around 200 protesters marched on Downing Street on Wednesday of last week in protest at cuts to adult education funding. The march was called by London Region UCU. 

It has called a national demo against the cuts on Saturday 25 April.

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