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Teaching unions set for joint action

18 September 2012
Teachers in the NUT and NASUWT unions are preparing to take industrial action from Wednesday of next week. They can refuse to carry out duties such as some appraisals and some classroom observations in certain conditions.

Teaching unions to launch industrial action in autumn

11 September 2012
Teachers in the NUT and NASUWT unions will begin industrial action over pensions, pay and conditions from 26 September. They will refuse to carry out some contractual duties.

Marches in Oxford and Sheffield gear up for autumn

17 July 2012
Up to 200 trade unionists and anti-cuts campaigners joined a march in Oxford last Saturday. It was called by Oxfordshire NUT and NASUWT unions.

Teachers in Worthing strike against academy conversion plan

11 July 2012
No teaching took place at Worthing High School in West Sussex today as members of the NUT and NASUWT unions struck against their school’s plans to convert into an academy.

NASUWT union members ballot for industrial action to oppose academy status

12 June 2012
Teachers in the NASUWT union at Bacup and Rawtenstall Grammar School in Lancashire are balloting for industrial action against plans to turn the school into an academy.

Teachers angry after retreat by union leaders

22 May 2012
The NUT union’s leadership says it will not strike in June but will coordinate action with the NASUWT teaching union in the autumn.

28 March pension strikes union by union

06 March 2012
Could strike on the day UCU—members under consultation until 13 March NUT—consultation vote closes 14 March PCS—consultation until 16 March EIS—consultation until 15 March UCAC (Wales)—rejected government offer, in negotiations about joining strike INTO (Northern Ireland)—also rejected and in negotiations with other unions NASUWT—rejected the government offer, unclear whether it will join strike Unite (Ministry of Defence)—Rejected offer and discussing action with the PCS</l

Seven education unions join lobby

01 November 2011
Teachers and lecturers took part in a mass lobby of MPs over pensions last week as the NASUWT geared up to start its ballot.

Teachers strike to stop academy

18 October 2011
NUT and NASUWT union members struck at Kingswinford School in Dudley on Tuesday of this week, against plans to turn the school into an academy.

Education round-up

27 September 2011
Kenton school teachers strike against academy plans Teachers at Kenton School in Newcastle struck on Tuesday of this week against plans to turn the school into an academy. The strike involved workers in the NUT, NASUWT and ATL unions.

Teachers ‘misled’ over academies

19 July 2011
NASUWT union members at Whickham School and Sports College in Gateshead were set to strike on Wednesday of this week.

Diss teachers to strike against academies

05 July 2011
Teachers in the NASUWT union at Diss High School in Norfolk have voted to strike against academies.

United strikes against academies spread in Coventry

17 May 2011
Two Coventry schools struck against academies on Friday of last week. Some 70 teachers in the NUT and NASUWT unions were involved in the strike at Tile Hill Wood School &#8211; a huge majority &#8211; with a further 30 NUT members striking at Woodlands School.

School students walk out as Shorefields teachers strike

11 May 2011
Teachers in the NUT and NASUWT unions struck at Shorefields Technology College today, Wednesday, against plans to turn the school into an academy.

Derbyshire teachers to strike against redundancies

03 May 2011
Teachers in the NASUWT union at Sinfin Community School in Derbyshire were set to strike on Wednesday and Thursday of this week.

Powys teachers strike to save jobs

22 March 2011
Teachers at a high school in Powys, Wales, are striking against compulsory redundancies. The NASUWT union members at Brecon High School struck on Thursday of last week.

Garstang High School strike ballot

15 March 2011
The NUT and NASUWT unions plan to ballot for strikes at Garstang High School in Lancashire against a proposal to turn it into an academy.

Workers strike to support suspended colleagues

22 February 2011
NUT, NASUWT, ATL and Unison union members at Danescourt Primary School in Cardiff struck on Thursday of last week over the suspension of four workers by the school’s headteacher.

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 &#8211; 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.

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