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College and RCA university strikers unite on the picket line

College and RCA university strikers unite on the picket line The solidarity rally was a significant step towards uniting strikes in education.

College strikers determined to teach bosses a lesson

College strikers determined to teach bosses a lesson Solidarity poured onto the picket line at Westminster Kingsway College in central London on Wednesday.

Royal College of Art strikers won’t be brushed off by bosses

Royal College of Art strikers won’t be brushed off by bosses University workers at the Royal College of Art (RCA) in London struck on Monday and Tuesday to demand an end to casualisation and unsafe workloads.

Strikes stop all forced job cuts at Liverpool University

Strikes stop all forced job cuts at Liverpool University Strikers at the University of Liverpool have won a fantastic victory to save jobs

Fight against workloads and casualisation at Royal College of Art

Fight against workloads and casualisation at Royal College of Art Members of the UCU union are taking action against casualisation, unmanageable workloads and issues of equality

Defend David Miller and academic freedom

Defend David Miller and academic freedom In a serious attack on academic freedom, Bristol University has sacked one of its professors of sociology, David Miller.

Strikers at ten colleges fight for pay and education

28 September 2021
College workers have had their pay cut by over 30 percent in real terms over the past decade

‘I’m terrified,’ say students on returning to universities

28 September 2021
British universities have started opening their doors and the Tories are insistent on in person teaching.

University workers across Britain to vote on strikes

22 September 2021
If the ballot is successful, UCU union members at over 150 institutions could begin strikes as early as the end of this year.

New term signals big battles ahead for university and college workers

21 September 2021
New term signals big battles ahead for university and college workers

TUC union conference—we need a fightback

14 September 2021
The TUC union federation congress this week heard plenty of denunciations of the government, but very little sign of a serious fightback.

Round-up: Serco Sandwell, Weetabix, G4S, Alpha, Skanska victimisation, and more

13 September 2021
 Disputes involving members of the GMB, Unite, IWGB and UCU unions

University strikes ‘inevitable’ after bosses’ new pension attack

02 September 2021
Bosses are pushing ahead with huge cuts to workers' pensions.

Liverpool university strikers keep fighting, and inspire others to resist

14 August 2021
The fight for jobs has already had a big impact. An initial list of 47 compulsory redundancies has been reduced to two.

Liverpool university workers launch 10 days of strikes to stop all job cuts

04 August 2021
Workers at the University of Liverpool headed back to the picket line on Wednesday to begin 10 days of strikes against compulsory redundancies.

Reports round-up: DVLA workers strike to drive up Covid safety standards 

03 August 2021
A strike at the university of Liverpool was set to go ahead on Wednesday if university management didn’t backtrack on making six members of staff redundant. 

Liverpool university strikers fight to stop redundancies

27 July 2021
Workers at Liverpool university are set to stage 10 more days of strikes to hit back at bosses’ plans for compulsory redundancies. 

Thousands join protest to reclaim Pride and call for LGBT+ liberation

24 July 2021
A few thousand joined the Reclaim Pride protest in central London. It marched from Parliament Square to Hyde Park to return to the radical roots of pride.

Workers set for autumn pay strikes at 15 colleges

20 July 2021
Most of the colleges that passed the thresholds demanded by anti-union laws did so with yes votes of over 80 percent

Liverpool University action forces bosses to ask for talks

13 July 2021
Bosses have shown the first signs of failing resolve, with a sudden proposal to talk

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