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Two more London colleges could join strikes over pay

19 February 2019
UCU union members at two London colleges are balloting for strikes over pay and conditions

Vote Jo McNeill for UCU vice president

12 February 2019
Hundreds of academics from across Britain have signed a statement backing Jo McNeill for vice president of the UCU union

‘Let’s be a fighting union’—says UCU Left candidate Jo McNeill

05 February 2019
UCU Left candidate Jo McNeill’s campaign to become the union’s vice president has got off to a busy start.

‘The money’s there—where’s our share?’ college strikers demand

30 January 2019
Workers at colleges across England struck for the second day on Wednesday in a fight over pay

Education round-up—Say no to the new offer for Scotland’s teachers

29 January 2019
Scottish teachers in the EIS union are balloting on a new pay offer, with a recommendation to reject.

Pay strikes hit further education colleges

29 January 2019
Workers at 12 colleges across England began a two-day strike on Tuesday to demand more pay. UCU union members at a 13th college, Kendal, will join the strike on Wednesday.

College strikes—‘The money is there for education’

22 January 2019
UCU union members at 16 colleges were set to strike on Tuesday of next week. The walkout is the second wave of action in a battle over pay.

Ten more colleges could join walkouts over pay

01 January 2019
Workers across 26 colleges in England last month voted by 89 percent for strikes over pay. The overall turnout was 48 percent.

Big turnout on picket lines as pay strikes begin at six colleges

28 November 2018
UCU union members at six English colleges are on strike today in a battle over pay

Real-term pay strikes hit six further education colleges

27 November 2018
Strikes could be start of further action

College workers win above-inflation pay rise after eight days of strikes

21 November 2018
Workers at three London colleges have won above-inflation pay rises following strikes. And the deal will see the lowest-paid staff benefit the most.

College boss loses confidence vote

20 November 2018
A college principal resigned last week following an overwhelming vote of no confidence in him by workers.

Education round-up—Workers plan walkout for higher pay at six colleges

13 November 2018
UCU union members across six colleges are expected to strike over pay on 28 and 29 November.

Reports round-up—Call action in colleges now

30 October 2018
Call action in colleges now

Keep up universities and colleges pay fight

23 October 2018
UCU union members in further and higher education have voted for strikes over pay.

Thousands march for more further education funding

17 October 2018
Students, college workers and others marched through central London on Wednesday in protest at Tory funding cuts.

Push for more action on pay and pensions in universities

16 October 2018
UCU union members were set to meet for a special one-day congress in Manchester on Thursday of this week. The aim is to discuss business that was not heard at the union’s annual congress earlier this year.

Reports round up: Cable workers lay claim to a rise more than 2 percent

09 October 2018
Cable workers lay claim to a rise more than 2 percent

Colleges fight for funding - and strike over pay in south London

02 October 2018
UCU union members plan to protest on Wednesday 17 October during a week of action over further education funding.

A pay campaign that can win

25 September 2018
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.

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