07 January 2020
Another huge day of strikes and demonstrations in France against president Emmanuel Macron’s pension assaults was set for Thursday this week.
30 December 2019
Tens of thousands of French workers remain on indefinite strike against president Emmanuel Macron’s attacks on pensions
10 December 2019
After years of attacks on pay, pensions and living standards, ordinary people in France have had enough. Huge strikes—the most significant wave of workers’ action since 1995— should be an inspiration to everyone, says Charlie Kimber
05 December 2019
A huge strike swept France on Thursday as millions of workers revolted against pension attacks from president Emmanuel Macron.
26 November 2019
Striking university staff were in a buoyant mood as they entered the second day of an eight-day walkout on Tuesday.
25 November 2019
Big picket lines, student support, enthusiastic particpation and union recruitment as eight-day strike begins
25 November 2019
Workers and students staged determined picket lines across Britain on Monday as an eight-day strike got underway.
18 November 2019
Tens of thousands of UCU union members are preparing for their return to the picket line. Sadie Robinson talks to activists about how they’re building solidarity—and how to win
01 November 2019
Eight days of strikes are set to hit 60 universities from Monday 25 November to Wednesday 4 December after workers voted for action in two ballots.
15 October 2019
This month I will be 62, but there will be no real happy birthday feeling until I am 66.
01 October 2019
UCU union members in universities are balloting for strikes over pay, workloads, unequal contracts and pensions.
23 September 2019
Strikes on the railways, in schools and many other sectors swept France on Tuesday against president Emmanuel Macron’s assault on pensions.
20 August 2019
The state pension age is set to rise to 75 over the next 16 years. That’s if Boris Johnson’s favourite think tank gets its way
29 July 2019
Many women are taking part in the “We paid in you pay out” campaign on Facebook and protests around the country.
18 June 2019
This year’s Pensioners’ Parliament in Blackpool was rocked by news that the BBC is to end free TV licences for over 75s unless they qualify for pension credit.
11 June 2019
The UCU union could ballot workers across 69 universities for strikes later this year if attacks on the USS pension scheme continue.
14 May 2019
University workers are furious at a new attack on their USS pension scheme
03 November 2018
Women will receive thousands of pounds less a year in retirement – on top of facing a longer wait before they can claim their state pension.
16 October 2018
Dinner ladies at Ladywood School in Grimethorpe, South Yorkshire, are keeping up their indefinite strike against redundancies.
12 June 2018
Around 80 UCU union members from across Britain met in London last Saturday to discuss building struggles over pay and pensions—and transforming their union.