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Reports round-up: Capita, Sellafield, Mears, Croydon trams, Plymouth DWP and more

Reports round-up: Capita, Sellafield, Mears, Croydon trams, Plymouth DWP and more Also: Ministry of Defence cleaners protest | Opposing Fujitsu victimisation | Manchester Airport strike off | Shetland Gas Plant pay row | Brighton University jobs fight | Moshe Machover reinstated

Unions need to organise anger against Tory pay cap

Unions need to organise anger against Tory pay cap Anger against the Tories’ 1 percent public sector pay cap was clear on the streets of central London

Strike against cuts that harm education

Strike against cuts that harm education Workers at the University of Manchester began a two-day strike on Monday.

Hundreds demonstrate against the pay cap

Hundreds demonstrate against the pay cap Anger against the Tories' 1 percent public sector pay cap was on the streets of central London on Tuesday night.

Anger against bosses’ ‘sacking clause’ sees large picket lines at Leeds University

Anger against bosses’ ‘sacking clause’ sees large picket lines at Leeds University Workers at Leeds University are buoyant after holding their first ever three-day strike last week.

We can smash Tories' pay cap

17 October 2017
Workers rallied against the Tories’ 1 percent public sector pay cap as Socialist Worker went to press on Tuesday.

It's right to fight over pay - join the TUC lobby on Tuesday

15 October 2017
The Tories are trying to diffuse the anger against their 1 percent public sector cap which has cut workers’ pay by almost a fifth since 2010 after price rises are taken into account.

Leeds University workers strike against managements’ ‘sacking clause’

11 October 2017
UCU union members at Leeds University began a three-day strike on Wednesday. Management wants to bring in a new clause, Some Other Substantial Reason (SOSR), for dismissing staff.

Strikes to defend jobs and conditions at universities of Leeds and Manchester

10 October 2017
 

Unions launch ballots to fight the Tories’ pay cap

10 October 2017
Up to 2,000 people marched against the public sector pay cap in Edinburgh last Saturday.

The revolt to smash the Tories’ public sector pay cap is growing - join the fight

26 September 2017
The revolt against the public sector pay cap is growing.

UCU misses an opportunity to encourage pay resistance

01 August 2017
Workers in the UCU union in higher education have voted to accept a below-inflation pay offer. Bosses had offered just 1.7 percent.

North London college workers strike to defend rep

04 July 2017
UCU union members at the College of North West London struck in defence of suspended union rep Indro Sen

Lecturers walk out against attacks in higher education

27 June 2017
Lecturers and other university workers in the UCU union at Leeds University struck last Thursday.

Upbeat walkout against job cuts at Manchester Metropolitan University

20 June 2017
Groups of pickets were out in force across Manchester Metropolitan University to begin a two-day strike on Tuesday.

Anger grows in EIS union as Scottish college bosses drag their feet over pay deal

13 June 2017
Scottish college bosses are still dragging their feet in a long-running dispute over equal pay.

LSE strike wins demands for equal pay and conditions

13 June 2017
Cleaners at the London School of Economics (LSE) university have won an impressive victory. The outsourced workers had been striking to demand equal pay and conditions to workers employed directly by the university.

Reports round-up: Lecturers in Manchester resist jobs cull

06 June 2017
Disputes at Manchester Metropolitan University, Argos, Nuclear Decommissioning Authority, Birmingham bins, Bank of England and London Underground

UCU union congress calls for national strategy to defeat attacks on education

30 May 2017
Delegates gathered for the UCU union’s annual congress in Brighton last weekend. Members in the higher education sector conference defeated the union leadership by backing a motion calling for a “national industrial strategy”.

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