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A pay campaign that can win

A pay campaign that can win UCU union members in 110 Universities and 147 colleges are being balloted over pay in England and Wales. The ballot was launched three weeks ago and closes on 19 October.

Workers were right on university pensions

Workers were right on university pensions A new report has totally vindicated university workers’ decision to strike over pensions earlier this year

Reports round up: Bosses’ tricks can’t squash Robinsons workers’ resolve

Reports round up: Bosses’ tricks can’t squash Robinsons workers’ resolve Robinsons (Britvic) strikers in Norwich received a boost last Sunday at the annual Burston School Strike Rally in Norfolk.

UCU union members are voting over poor pay offers

UCU union members are voting over poor pay offers The UCU union was to begin balloting its members in higher education this Thursday over a pay offe

Fight for democracy rages on in UCU university workers union

Fight for democracy rages on in  UCU university workers union A recall congress of the UCU union will go ahead—and will debate motions critical of general secretary Sally Hunt.

University workers push for struggle at special union conference

University workers push for struggle at special union conference UCU union members were set to attend a special higher education sector conference in Manchester on Thursday.

Battle is on to build pay fight in the UCU - and to transform union democracy

12 June 2018
Around 80 UCU union members from across Britain met in London last Saturday to discuss building struggles over pay and pensions—and transforming their union.

Birmingham battle for jobs and learning

05 June 2018
 

What was decided at UCU conference—when delegates got the chance

05 June 2018
 

UCU delegates defy bureaucrats’ games and vote to debate motions criticising Sally Hunt

31 May 2018
Delegates to the UCU union's annual congress defied the leadership on Wednesday by voting in favour of debating two motions critical of general secretary Sally Hunt.

UCU conference rocked by bureaucratic manoeuvres and staff walkout

30 May 2018
A national union conference was thrown into chaos on Wednesday after manoeuvres by the union leadership.

UCU congress to reflect a transformed union after an historic year

29 May 2018
The University and College Union (UCU) will hold its annual congress in Manchester this week.

Pay cuts and precarious contracts fuel college strikes

24 May 2018
One picket said simply, “I’ve worked here on a zero hours contract for ten years.”

Union wins recognition at Coventry University

22 May 2018
The UCU union has achieved a union recognition agreement with Coventry University Group (CUG) following a protest.

Buoyant walkout to stop cuts to jobs and courses

22 May 2018
Another huge, lively and determined picket line assembled at the main entrance of Hull College on Thursday of last week.

More colleges join fightback over pay

22 May 2018
Workers at two London colleges struck on Tuesday as part of a rolling programme of walkouts over pay.

Two more London colleges strike in fight for pay

22 May 2018
Workers at two London colleges struck on Tuesday as part of a rolling programme of walkouts over pay.

Bins and colleges to strike in Kirklees

15 May 2018
Strike ballots at Kirklees council’s bins department and Kirklees College in West Yorkshire showed a readiness to fight last week.

Fights to stop job cuts and to win union recognition in universities

15 May 2018
Workers at London South Bank University in south London held a protest against planned job cuts on Tuesday.

Hull College workers walk out to save jobs

11 May 2018
There was a very large, vibrant and well organised picket line outside the main entrance of Hull College on Wednesday.

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