13 February 2018
Workers are rushing to join the UCU union ahead of a series of escalating strikes set to begin in dozens of universities next Thursday.
13 February 2018
Postal workers’ union leaders are set to hold meetings with reps in locations across Britain over the next few weeks.
12 February 2018
UCU union members are fighting attacks on their USS pension scheme that would slash its value and give workers no guaranteed income in retirement.
06 February 2018
Global stock market gyrations this week should send a warning to millions of workers about their pensions
30 January 2018
UCU union members are building the campaign to defend their pensions—and finding that the momemtum that led to a high turnout to vote is still there, reports Sadie Robinson
23 January 2018
Postal workers’ CWU union leaders could draw up a deal with Royal Mail bosses this week that would leave thousands of workers with a worse pension scheme.
22 January 2018
The UCU union has called 14 days of escalating strikes across 61 universities starting next month. A two-day walkout is set to begin on or around 22 February, followed by three-day, four-day and five-day walkouts in the following weeks.
16 January 2018
A ballot of UCU union members for strikes over pensions was set to end on Friday. Workers at some 68 universities across Britain are balloting to stop an attack on their USS pension scheme.
09 January 2018
UCU union members are engaged in a crucial ballot for strikes over pensions
12 December 2017
Attacks on steel workers’ pensions at Tata have led to a “feeding frenzy” of advisers and fraudsters looking to cash in
05 December 2017
Postal workers’ union leaders looked set to announce at least parts of a possible agreement with Royal Mail bosses on Tuesday of this week. The CWU union has been in negotiation with bosses in a dispute over pensions, pay and conditions.
28 November 2017
Workers at the University of Brighton struck last week against compulsory redundancies.
21 November 2017
14 November 2017
31 October 2017
The CWU postal workers’ union has warned it could end negotiations early if Royal Mail bosses use talks simply to delay strikes.
31 October 2017
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12 October 2017
Royal Mail bosses won a court battle on Thursday to delay a postal workers’ strike. But the workers are determined to keep fighting—and say bosses’ action has only strengthened their resolve.
02 October 2017
Postal workers have delivered an 89.1 percent vote for strikes on a 73.7 percent turnout, smashing the thresholds under Tory anti-union laws. Nick Clark spoke to postal workers about how they built the ballot
26 September 2017
There are strong signs that Royal Mail workers are voting massively in favour of strikes to protect their pensions, conditions and to win a pay rise above inflation. The ballot closes next Tuesday.
19 September 2017
Postal workers are working hard to deliver a thumping vote for nationwide strikes to defend their pensions, pay and conditions from Royal Mail bosses.