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As walkouts hit schools, BMW, colleges and the railways - strikes are an election issue

25 April 2017
Several groups of workers are refusing to put their struggles to one side in the run-up to the general election and are holding successful strikes.

Teachers coordinate strikes in London over school cuts - and protests are planned

25 April 2017
Workers at three schools in south east London began a coordinated two-day strike against cuts on Tuesday of this week.

Workers at three south east London schools strike against education cuts

20 April 2017
Workers at three south east London schools are on strike against cuts today, Thursday. As the Tories plan to impose drastic cuts on schools across England, the workers are at the forefront of the battle to defend education.

School cuts could soon mean strikes after teachers back walkouts at NUT conference

18 April 2017
Teachers in some English schools could strike in the summer term in response to Tory funding cuts. Delegates at the NUT union’s annual conference in Cardiff unanimously voted for the plan last weekend (see below).

NUT union backs ballots for a boycott of the hated Sats tests in primary schools

18 April 2017
NUT members voted overwhelmingly for ballots aimed at boycotting the hated Sats tests next year.

Teachers call march as walkouts in three London schools go ahead

18 April 2017
NUT union members at three London secondary schools were set to strike this week over job losses that workers say are linked to funding cuts.

Teachers unanimously call on their NUT union to strike against Tory education cuts

15 April 2017
Teachers have unanimously called on their NUT union to call a one-day strike against education funding cuts next term. 

National strikes need to be a part of the fight against the Tory attacks on education

11 April 2017
The education funding cuts are a national attack and require a national response.

Movement against school cuts spreads across England

11 April 2017
Around 300 people met in South Gloucestershire to oppose the Tories’ cuts to school funding. Another 50 met in Leamington Spa.

Fightback against school cuts is well under way

04 April 2017
The fight to stop cuts in schools is escalating. Three groups of teachers struck in London last week against funding cuts. More NUT union members in other schools are balloting for strikes against cuts. And parents are organising against the Tories’ so called fair funding formula

GALLERY - Forest Hill school strike battles cuts that threaten children's education

04 April 2017
Strikers at Forest Hill School in south east London are battling a £1.3 million cuts package and a PFI scheme that drains off £1 million a year from education

Striking teachers battling cuts tell Lewisham councillors to ‘start listening’

04 April 2017
Strikers at Forest Hill School in south east London are causing ructions in the local Labour Party in a deepening row over a £1.3 million cuts package that Labour-run Lewisham council wants to push through.

Hackney teachers prepare for strikes to stop school cuts

28 March 2017
Two strikes were set to take place in schools in Hackney, east London, on Thursday.

The movement against brutal Tory cuts to school funding is spreading

28 March 2017
The revolt to stop the Tories’ attacks on school funding is growing. Over 100 teachers and parents attended a meeting east London on Wednesday.

Tory schools funding plan provokes parents' fury

21 March 2017
Parents are hitting back at Tory plans to slash schools' money.

Teachers and parents unite against Tory cuts

14 March 2017
Around 1,000 people took to the streets against Tory education cuts in Shrewsbury, Shropshire, last Saturday.

Tories launch school attack

07 March 2017
The Tories are throwing another £320 million at expensive free schools in England —and could fund new grammar schools too.

Teachers refuse to bow down in Bowdon

28 February 2017
Teachers at Bollin Primary School in Bowdon, Cheshire, struck on Thursday of last week.

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

21 February 2017
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

‘We need a stronger union’ say UCU Left candidates

14 February 2017
UCU Left candidates are fighting to win big votes in the lecturers’ union.

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