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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.

New pay strikes to hit a dozen colleges

20 March 2018
Workers at 12 colleges are set to strike next Tuesday in a row over pay.

University strikers say - keep fighting and demand no changes to our pension scheme

20 March 2018
Workers are fighting to push forward the battle to defend pensions as the first wave of university strikes comes to an end this week.

The universities struggle is changing workers

20 March 2018
The strike has infused new life into semi-moribund UCU branches

University workers force union into action

19 March 2018
Solid strikes by the UCU have given workers the confidence to fight for more, argues Sadie Robinson

Students occupy in solidarity with university strikes

15 March 2018
University strikes have inspired students on several campuses across Britain to occupy in solidarity—and raise their own demands for education.

University strikers march after rejecting shoddy deal

14 March 2018
Striking university workers marched in central London today—a day after stunning votes to reject a rotten pensions deal

Thousands of university strikers march in London after rejecting rotten deal

14 March 2018
Thousands of strikers, students and supporters marched through central London on Wednesday to defend education, pensions and workers’ action.

University strikers force union leadership to reject shoddy deal—action is still on

13 March 2018
University workers have rejected a rotten pensions deal put together by the UCU union leadership and Universities UK bosses.

Anger on picket lines against university pensions deal

13 March 2018
Striking workers want a lot more than is offer now

Reject new universities pensions deal—keep striking to win more

12 March 2018
The UCU union has reached an agreement with UUK bosses that will have to be ratified at a key meeting of workers in London on Tuesday. The deal would mean a worse pension for workers—and they should keep striking and fight to win more.

‘How strikes have changed us’, university workers celebrate their action

11 March 2018
Workers’ involvement in a wave of university walkouts by the UCU union has taken bosses by surprise. Strikers and students spoke to Sadie Robinson about how the action is changing the campuses—and themselves

UCU union calls another 14 days of university strikes as action bites

08 March 2018
More action is coming in 65 universities if bosses refuse to back down from attacking workers’ pensions.

University strikes squeeze bosses and transform mood on campus

07 March 2018
One striker said, 'It just keeps getting better and better. The picket lines today were bigger than yesterday.'

University workers in no mood to back off as strikes escalate

05 March 2018
UCU union members who are in their third week of pension strikes say they have the momentum and can win

More strikes in further education see solid support for pay fight

01 March 2018
Pickets braved freezing temperatures on Thursday, the second day of a 48-hour walkout by workers in 14 further education colleges.

GALLERY - Thousands join UCU London march for education

28 February 2018
Thousands of striking university and further education workers - and their supporters including students - marched in London on Wednesday.

Spirit of resistance and confidence on strikers’ march in London

28 February 2018
Thousands of university and FE strikers marched through central London on Wednesday to defend pensions, pay and education.

Defend education march for pensions and pay

28 February 2018
University and college workers marched together in central London today, on a demonstration for pensions and pay.

Further education colleges join strikes alongside university workers

28 February 2018
Workers across 15 colleges struckon Wednesday over pay. The UCU union members join those at 61 universities who are also out on strike to defend their pensions.

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