23 February 2016
Lecturers in the EIS-Fela Scottish teachers’ and lecturers’ union are balloting for a national strike. They are demanding equal pay and fighting the imposition of a previously rejected offer.
16 February 2016
The Scottish further education (FE) lecturers’ EIS-Fela union launched a strike ballot for equal pay last week.
09 February 2016
College lecturers in the EIS-Fela union were set to begin a strike ballot over pay on Friday of this week.
26 January 2016
Scottish education union EIS-Fela has called on the Scottish National Party (SNP) government to make college bosses comply with a new national bargaining process.
12 January 2016
Secondary school teachers at Labour-run West Dunbartonshire Council in Scotland struck on Tuesday of this week.
12 January 2016
Over 4,000 lecturers across Scotland’s further education (FE) colleges are set to begin a national strike ballot over pay on 20 January.
05 January 2016
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15 December 2015
College lecturers in Scotland have voted by 92 percent in favour of national industrial action in an indicative ballot. The turnout was 55 percent.
17 November 2015
Lecturers at Scotland’s Further Education colleges are balloting for sustained strikes over pay in the New Year.
10 November 2015
Scotland’s college workers are inching closer to the first national strike for 20 years. Anger at government cuts and a miserly national pay offer have fuelled a mood to fight.
03 November 2015
A special one-day conference of the EIS Fela further education (FE) union to debate how to win equal pay across Scotland’s colleges will be held on Friday of next week in Glasgow.
09 June 2015
Anger at rising workloads and budget cuts punctuated almost every speech at the EIS Scottish education union’s annual conference last week.
02 June 2015
Coordinated walkout against cuts at London Met | Strike against closure at Lewisham and Southwark College | Protest against casualisation at Warwick University | Ballots at University of South Wales and Mid Cheshire College |
17 March 2015
The EIS Fela further education union held its annual conference last week against a backdrop of anger over huge cuts. Delegates voted for a national demo and lobby of the Scottish National Party (SNP) Scottish government over funding.
10 March 2015
Questions are being raised about cash hoarded by Scottish college bosses during a time of unprecedented cuts to further education (FE) funding.
09 December 2014
Ayrshire college EIS-Fela union branch secretary Ian Cochrane was reinstated on the day a college-wide strike ballot in his defence was due to end.
02 December 2014
Workers at the Kilwinning campus of Ayrshire College were set to strike on Wednesday and Thursday of this week.
25 November 2014
A local dispute over a new timetabling policy at one college in Scotland has escalated after a boss sacked a leading union activist.
18 November 2014
Lecturers at the north Ayrshire campus of the recently merged Ayrshire College struck on Tuesday of this week following an 86 percent vote for action.
10 June 2014
Anger at increasing workloads dominated the annual conference of the EIS, Scotland’s biggest education union, in Perth last week.