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The battle is on at Bradford College

18 June 2019
Workers at Bradford College were ending a ballot for strikes as Socialist Worker went to press.

Ballot to begin to defend UCU union rep Dave Muritu from victimisation

17 June 2019
Workers at Sandwell College will begin a strike ballot this week in the campaign to defend sacked UCU union rep Dave Muritu.

University workers could take to picket lines again to defend USS pensions

11 June 2019
The UCU union could ballot workers across 69 universities for strikes later this year if attacks on the USS pension scheme continue.

Protest backs sacked lecturer Dave Muritu

08 June 2019
Dave Muritu was sacked after writing the word “racist” on a Prevent strategy poster.

College strikes for pay and education

06 June 2019
Strikers at New City College in east London are standing up for their students as well as their own rights

Education round up: Protests over cuts to special education needs budgets

04 June 2019
Thousands of people protested over the crisis in Special Education Needs and Disabilities funding on Thursday of last week.

Defend black union activist Dave Muritu against victimisation

04 June 2019
The UCU union has launched a national campaign to call for the immediate reinstatement of Sandwell College UCU branch secretary and maths lecturer Dave Muritu.

Strike threat forces retreat

28 May 2019
Bosses at the University of Winchester have ruled out compulsory redundancies following a threat to strike.

Jo Grady win represents a shift towards the left

28 May 2019
Jo Grady has been elected as UCU general secretary—easily beating establishment candidate Matt Waddup.

UCU conference votes for more action to push the pensions fight forward

26 May 2019
The battle to defend university pensions is back on following a resounding demand for action at the UCU union’s annual congress.

Winning nationally and locally on pay and conditions in FE

24 May 2019
The defence of Further and Adult education is urgent. With over one million adult education places gone in the past five years, FE is fighting for its life.

Fighting the racists at Soas & UCU round up

21 May 2019
University workers and students protested against the far right Alternative fur Deutchland (AfD) party in central London on Friday of last week.

UCU conference - new battle for pensions & Winchester strike

21 May 2019
UCU union members will meet for their annual congress in Harrogate this weekend. Members in higher education are demanding the union acts to defend their USS pension scheme.

Higher education workers fight back

14 May 2019
University workers are furious at a new attack on their USS pension scheme

Strikes score victory at Lambeth College

14 May 2019
Workers at Lambeth College in south London have won a pay rise after a series of strikes

Education round up: College strikes see results in London

07 May 2019
College strikes are forcing bosses to make improved offers to workers on pay and conditions.

Jo McNeill unveils vision for UCU union

30 April 2019
Voting has begun in the election of the UCU union’s next general secretary. Former general secretary Sally Hunt resigned in February citing health reasons.

London college strikers say, ‘You have to stand up and fight’

30 April 2019
Workers at two London colleges are holding three-day strikes this week in a battle over pay and conditions.

Support Jo McNeill for UCU general secretary

23 April 2019
Voting in the UCU union general secretary election was set to begin on Monday of next week

Industrial round-up - three colleges in pay fight

16 April 2019
Workers at three colleges struck last week over pay.

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