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Anger that gripped universities is still there after UCU union vote on pensions deal

Anger that gripped universities is still there after UCU union vote on pensions deal The fight is still on to beat bosses’ plans to gut workers’ pension schemes, says?Sadie Robinson

Keep up the fight after university workers vote to accept pensions deal

Keep up the fight after university workers vote to accept pensions deal UCU union members have voted by 64 percent to accept a deal in a long running dispute over pensions. It follows 14 days of strikes at over 60 universities against a plan to turn workers’ defined benefit scheme into a defined contribution one.

Anger at UCU leadership - but action has created a union that can fight off attacks

Anger at UCU leadership - but action has created a union that can fight off attacks UCU members at several universities were set to start a five-day strike on Monday 16 April if the latest offer on pensions is rejected.-

Vote No in the UCU university pensions ballot

Vote No in the UCU university pensions ballot After 14 days of strikes, many UCU union members are organising to reject the latest offer

Revolt grows against proposed universities pensions deal

Revolt grows against proposed universities pensions deal An e-ballot on the offer begins on 4 April. It's urgent to fight for a No vote.

College strikes reject rotten pay offer - and fight for education

College strikes reject rotten pay offer - and fight for education Workers across six further education colleges came to the end of a three-day strike on Thursday. The walkout hit five London colleges and Sandwell College in the Midlands.

UCU moves to a ballot on new offer. Vote No and build strikes

28 March 2018
The campaign to reject has already begun. #RejectUUKdeal

College workers reject bosses’ money lies and strike to demand higher pay

27 March 2018
Workers across six further education colleges began a three-day strike on Tuesday in an ongoing dispute over pay and conditions

University bosses make new offer. They are in retreat but workers can win more

23 March 2018
This is the moment to increase the pressure, not withdraw it.

New pay strikes to hit a dozen colleges

20 March 2018
Workers at 12 colleges are set to strike next Tuesday in a row over pay.

University strikers say - keep fighting and demand no changes to our pension scheme

20 March 2018
Workers are fighting to push forward the battle to defend pensions as the first wave of university strikes comes to an end this week.

The universities struggle is changing workers

20 March 2018
The strike has infused new life into semi-moribund UCU branches

University workers force union into action

19 March 2018
Solid strikes by the UCU have given workers the confidence to fight for more, argues Sadie Robinson

Students occupy in solidarity with university strikes

15 March 2018
University strikes have inspired students on several campuses across Britain to occupy in solidarity—and raise their own demands for education.

University strikers march after rejecting shoddy deal

14 March 2018
Striking university workers marched in central London today—a day after stunning votes to reject a rotten pensions deal

Thousands of university strikers march in London after rejecting rotten deal

14 March 2018
Thousands of strikers, students and supporters marched through central London on Wednesday to defend education, pensions and workers’ action.

University strikers force union leadership to reject shoddy deal—action is still on

13 March 2018
University workers have rejected a rotten pensions deal put together by the UCU union leadership and Universities UK bosses.

Anger on picket lines against university pensions deal

13 March 2018
Striking workers want a lot more than is offer now

Reject new universities pensions deal—keep striking to win more

12 March 2018
The UCU union has reached an agreement with UUK bosses that will have to be ratified at a key meeting of workers in London on Tuesday. The deal would mean a worse pension for workers—and they should keep striking and fight to win more.

‘How strikes have changed us’, university workers celebrate their action

11 March 2018
Workers’ involvement in a wave of university walkouts by the UCU union has taken bosses by surprise. Strikers and students spoke to Sadie Robinson about how the action is changing the campuses—and themselves

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