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Reports round-up: sacked porter reinstated as workers bite back

Reports round-up: sacked porter reinstated as workers bite back Also: New DHL Arcadia warehouse walkout | UCU election | Unison women's conference | Fascist EDL returns to Rotherham | Tube strike over jobs displacement | Teaching unions ballot on merger | Protest premieres in Leicester Square | Dpac defends care packages in Southampton

Durham TAs' strikes force council into retreat—but union officials call off action

Durham TAs strikes force council into retreat—but union officials call off action Durham teaching assistants (TAs) have forced council bosses to retreat. But a chance for a clear cut victory was snatched away from them by union officials.

'We won't be bullied'—meet the women standing up to Labour in County Durham

We wont be bullied—meet the women standing up to Labour in County Durham County Durham teaching assistants are battling against the odds—and pushing their union officials—to take the fight to a Labour council trying to slash their pay. Raymie Kiernan spoke to the women leading the fight

Durham teaching assistants' strike grows as Labour council shows contempt

Durham teaching assistants strike grows as Labour council shows contempt Some 2,000 teaching assistants in the Unison and ATL unions began a second 48-hour walkout yesterday, Wednesday.

Teachers should vote for one bigger union

Teachers should vote for one bigger union The NUT and ATL teaching unions are holding conferences in London on Saturday to debate and vote on plans to merge.

Baseline tests for four year olds are unfair and inaccurate, teachers' survey shows

Baseline tests for four year olds are unfair and inaccurate, teachers survey shows An overwhelming majority of teachers think new tests for four year olds are unfair or inaccurate, according to a survey. And many say the tests are an excuse for the Tories to attack teachers and push the market in education.

Solidarity pours in for Birmingham teachers striking to defend victimised union rep

09 February 2016
Teachers at Birmingham’s Small Heath School began a three-day strike today, Tuesday, in an increasingly bitter dispute with school bosses.

Small Heath School teachers step up strikes and defend victimised union rep

26 January 2016
Teachers gathered outside Birmingham's Small Heath School today, Tuesday, as NUT union members began a three-day strike following similar action last week.

Parents join picket lines to show support for Small Heath school strikers

20 January 2016
NUT union members at Birmingham’s Small Heath school struck for a second day today, Wednesday, and NASUWT union members joined them.

Singing pickets in Small Heath defend their school and their rep

19 January 2016
Teachers at Birmingham’s Small Heath school began a three-day strike today, Tuesday, to stop their school becoming an academy.

Strike beats Alfreton Grange school bosses

15 December 2015
NUT union members at Alfreton Grange academy in North Derbyshire have won over working conditions.

Education round-up

08 December 2015
Teachers at Tech City in Islington, north London, began a two-day strike on Tuesday of this week.

Fourth united strike rocks Small Heath school bosses

24 November 2015
Teachers at Small Heath school in Birmingham struck on Wednesday of last week. It was workers’ fourth strike in their battle to stop the school becoming an academy.

Small Heath teachers strike again

17 November 2015
Teachers in the NUT, NASUWT and ATL unions at Small Heath School in Birmingham were set to strike on Wednesday of next week.

Solid strike at Small Heath school

20 October 2015
Teachers at Small Heath School in Birmingham struck on Tuesday of this week against plans to turn the school into an academy.

Education round-up

13 October 2015
Birmingham strike to stop academy, Open University protests, students defend grants, lobby to defend Esol, occupation at Soas

Solidarity gives strength to Small Heath anti-academy strike

19 May 2015
Strikers shut Small Heath school in Birmingham on Wednesday of last week in protest at plans to turn it into an academy. The walkout involved ATL, NASUWT and NUT union members.

St Andrew’s & St Francis school teachers to strike over academy plans

21 April 2015
Teachers were set to strike against academies at a west London school on Wednesday of this week.

No to academies in Brent

24 March 2015
Teachers at St Andrew and St Francis School in Brent, west London, began a two-day strike on Tuesday of this week.

Teachers strike against academy plans for school in Brent

18 March 2015
Teachers at St Andrews and St Francis School in Brent struck today, Wednesday, against plans to turn the school into an academy.

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