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.
01 May 2018
Bosses have withdrawn plans for a defined contribution (DC) pension scheme for workers in older universities.
17 April 2018
The fight is still on to beat bosses’ plans to gut workers’ pension schemes, says?Sadie Robinson
13 April 2018
UCU union members have voted by 64 percent to accept a deal in a long running dispute over pensions. It follows 14 days of strikes at over 60 universities against a plan to turn workers’ defined benefit scheme into a defined contribution one.
10 April 2018
UCU members at several universities were set to start a five-day strike on Monday 16 April if the latest offer on pensions is rejected.-
05 April 2018
After 14 days of strikes, many UCU union members are organising to reject the latest offer
29 March 2018
An e-ballot on the offer begins on 4 April. It's urgent to fight for a No vote.
28 March 2018
The campaign to reject has already begun. #RejectUUKdeal
23 March 2018
This is the moment to increase the pressure, not withdraw it.
20 March 2018
Workers are fighting to push forward the battle to defend pensions as the first wave of university strikes comes to an end this week.
20 March 2018
The strike has infused new life into semi-moribund UCU branches