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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

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

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

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

Solidarity on the picket lines as colleges strike for pay rise

11 May 2018
UCU union members at two London colleges struck on Friday as part of a series of walkouts over pay across ten colleges in England.

Tories won’t be toppled unless we push harder

08 May 2018
Crisis after crisis piles on top of Theresa May. For all the moaning of right wing Labour MPs, the Tories lost the local elections in England last week.

Strikes to defend jobs, pay—and education

08 May 2018
Strikes are planned in a number of colleges as workers fight to defend pay, jobs and conditions.

A step forward on pensions for university workers - but further attacks loom

01 May 2018
Bosses have withdrawn plans for a defined contribution (DC) pension scheme for workers in older universities.

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