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Bosses have withdrawn plans for a defined contribution (DC) pension scheme for workers in older universities.

Is the university pensions deal about to fall apart?

24 April 2018
A deal reached by the UCU union and UUK bosses to end a series of strikes over pensions is potentially in chaos.

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

17 April 2018
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

13 April 2018
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

10 April 2018
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

05 April 2018
After 14 days of strikes, many UCU union members are organising to reject the latest offer

Revolt grows against proposed universities pensions deal

29 March 2018
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

29 March 2018
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.

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