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London Met workers strike back to blunt bosses' job axe

Issue No. 2454

Lobbying London Met University governors last week

Lobbying London Met University governors last week (Pic: David Hardman)

Workers at London Metropolitan University were set to strike on Thursday of this week against bosses’ plans to axe 165 jobs.

The UCU union members met last week and decided on a strategy of escalating strikes and a marking boycott if bosses don’t back down. 

They supported following this week’s walkout with a two-day strike next week and a three-day strike the week after.

A strike ballot of Unison union members ends on Friday of this week.

Join picket lines at Tower Building and Ladbroke House from 8.30am. Rally at Highbury Fields 1pm. Go to #HandsOffLondonMet Strike Action day on Facebook. Donate to the strike fund: UCU LA152, sort code 08 60 01, account number 20109431

Strike called in Dundee

UCU members at Dundee University have called their third strike, on Tuesday 2 June, against compulsory redundancies to coincide with exam boards on the day. 

The battle to stop job cuts has seen staff refuse to apply for their own jobs.

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