03 December 2013
Picket line pictures
26 November 2013
Workers across four unions in colleges and universities are set to strike on Tuesday of next week. This is an escalation of a dispute over pay.
11 June 2013
The conference of the main Scottish teachers' union, the EIS, has voted for action over increase workload associated with the new curriculum
30 April 2013
Five unions representing workers in higher education have rejected a below-inflation pay offer of 0.5 percent.
23 October 2012
University lecturers in newer universities in Scotland struck on Tuesday of this week over pay. Their EIS union says more action could follow.
16 October 2012
Lecturers in the EIS teaching union in Scotland are set to strike on Tuesday of next week over pay. The workers are fighting a below-inflation 1 percent pay offer.
12 June 2012
Delegates to the EIS teaching union’s annual general meeting in Dundee last weekend voted unanimously to continue the fight for pensions. The motion passed called for further joint action in the campaign.
05 June 2012
The impact of austerity on education will dominate debates at the annual general meeting of Scotland’s EIS teachers union in Dundee this week.
20 March 2012
The EIS Scottish teachers’ union has announced election results for its national executive committee (NEC) and officer positions.
16 March 2012
Thousands of teachers and lecturers in Scotland will be angered by the decision of the EIS union's executive committee to call off the strike planned for 28 March over pensions.
13 March 2012
The NUT, PCS, UCU and EIS unions could be part of a 750,000-strong strike on 28 March.
06 March 2012
Members of the Scottish EIS teachers union are voting to elect their vice president. In recent years no-one has challenged the leadership candidate.
21 February 2012
Scottish education union EIS is the latest to announce moves to strike on 28 March.
14 February 2012
Ballot papers in EIS elections go out this week.
04 February 2012
Scottish education union EIS will lobby other education unions to organise a joint strike as soon as possible.
28 January 2012
The EIS Scottish education union will lobby other education unions to organise a joint strike as soon as possible.
08 November 2011
Teachers and lecturers in Scotland's EIS education union delivered a resounding yes vote in their ballot for action on pensions.
08 November 2011
Results are rolling in. This week saw magnificent votes from the Unison, EIS and Nipsa unions to join the strikes on 30 November. They show the mood out there. Workers are up for a fight.
07 June 2011
The EIS will hold its conference this week amid anger at how the leadership of the Scottish teachers’ union is opposing attacks on education.
26 April 2011
Teachers in Glasgow met with EIS union leaders last week to discuss cuts to pay and conditions, which the union is urging members to accept.