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Villiers school strike is part of fight for change

14 December 2010
Villiers High School in Southall, west London, was closed to most students on Wednesday 8 December when 60 members of the NUT and ATL teaching unions struck against management bullying.

Leeds and Nottingham teachers strike against bullying

27 July 2010
Teachers at Farnley Park Mathematics and Computing College in Leeds, West Yorkshire, struck on Wednesday of last week over bullying. The strike involved members of all three unions at the school – the NUT, NASUWT and ATL.

Cadbury College strike

29 June 2010
Workers at Cadbury College, Birmingham, struck on Tuesday this week and on Thursday last week over restructuring plans. Workers in the NUT, ATL and NASUWT unions took united action.

Tamworth school strikes continue

01 September 2009
Teachers in the NUT and ATL unions in Tamworth, Staffordshire, are set to strike on Wednesday 16 September in defence of democratically accountable community education.

Barnet College workers threaten action over new contracts

23 June 2009
Workers in the UCU and ATL unions at Barnet College, north London, may take industrial action if their management try to impose new contracts on them.

College workers’ national day of protests at below inflation pay offer

05 June 2008
College workers held a national day of protests on Wednesday of this week to demand fair pay. Workers in six trade unions – the UCU, Unison, GMB, Unite, ATL and ACM – have rejected an initial below-inflation offer of 2.5 percent.

Further education unions reject pay offer

06 May 2008
The six further education unions – UCU, GMB, Unison, Unite, ACM and ATL – have rejected a 2.5 percent pay offer.

College workers

16 November 2002
THERE WAS a highly successful strike of lecturers in the Natfhe and ATL unions, and college workers in the Unison union across England and Wales on Tuesday of last week. Socialist Worker received reports from a number of colleges that we couldn't fit in last week:

Teachers' unity

20 April 2002
THERE IS a major debate inside the three main teachers' unions in England and Wales about merger. Leaders of the NUT, NASUWT and ATL unions are looking to merge. There is a parallel process of an increasing desire for unity among rank and file teachers.

ATL conference

06 April 2002
Delegates at the conference of the most moderate TUC-affiliated teachers' union last week joined calls for action against the government. The Association of Teachers and Lecturers (ATL) is the third largest teachers' union in England and Wales.

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