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Reports round-up: immigrant cleaners take on John Lewis

08 November 2016
Also: Nazis suffer humiliated in Telford and Darlington | UAF trip learns lessons from the Holocaust |Aberdeen UCU members balloting | Aberdeen Seatruck ferries slammed over pay | Don’t close Crown Post Office in St Leonard’s

Reports round-up: Join the boycott of London Met

01 November 2016
Also: Stop the cuts to civil service redundancy payments | Pension strike votes at BMW Group and AEW | Action called off for talks at EHRC | Polish abortion protest in Bristol | Conference slams Turkish clampdown

Reports round-up: Kinsley cleaners win backing in Barnsley

25 October 2016
Also: Forced redundancy pushed back at Hull College | Coventry University contracts victory for union | Firefighters strike at nuclear plant | Protest at John Lewis poverty pay | Solidarity event for people in Turkey | Organising for free labour movement

News round-up - join 19 November protest in London to defend education

25 October 2016
Students and lecturers will unite for education and march through London on Saturday 19 November. They will be saying no to cuts, no to fees and no to debt.

London Met to face a boycott for axing reps

18 October 2016
The UCU lecturers’ union’s Higher Education Committee (HEC) has unanimously agreed to back London Met branch’s request to “greylist” the university.

Dirty tricks from Durham Labour council as teaching assistants ballot for strikes

04 October 2016
Labour-run Durham County Council is playing classic divide and rule to ram through its 23 percent cut to pay teaching assistants' (TAs) pay in the hope it can undermine a move towards strikes.

London Met strike fights cuts chaos

04 October 2016
Strikers at London Metropolitan University have won huge support from trade unionists, students and others, including Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn.

Strikers at London Met win solidarity on the picket line

29 September 2016
Pickets and supporters defied wind and rain to rally at London Metropolitan University today, Thursday.

University strike to defend reps and jobs at London Met

20 September 2016
Workers at London Metropolitan University were set to strike on Thursday to defend jobs, education and their union reps.

UCU members at London Met vote for strikes by two to one

20 September 2016
 

London Met university workers vote for strikes to defend their victimised reps

16 September 2016
UCU union members at London Metropolitan University in north London have voted by two to one for strikes.

Strike ballot at London Met

07 September 2016
A strike ballot is on at London Metropolitan University to defend jobs, conditions and victimised union reps.

Reports round-up: Anti-fascists humiliate Nazi EDL in Nottingham

09 August 2016
Also: Unions slam payouts for post office bosses | Walkouts can win at London Met | Pride marches in Brighton and Leeds | Sussex hospital drivers vote to strike for liabilities | Nationwide gets shifty in Swindon | Cleaners' fight is over at 100 Wood Street | French state plans attack on ‘jungle’ | Protest in Brixton against arch-enemy council | Magistrates find against reverend’s tax protest

Demonstration called to kick the market out of education

02 August 2016
A national demonstration to defend education will take place in central London on Saturday 19 November.

London Met workers start indicative ballot on action to defend jobs

26 July 2016
UCU union members at London Metropolitan University are holding an indicative ballot for strikes against mass job cuts.

Rally at London Met to support sacked workers

19 July 2016
Around 60 people rallied at London Metropolitan University on Wednesday of last week in defence of Mark Campbell and David Hardman.

Action over pay keeps on rolling at ten universities while reps sacked at London Met

12 July 2016
Strikes were set to hit ten universities this week as UCU union members prepared to walk out over pay and conditions.

Strike wave spreads through universities

05 July 2016
University workers struck at 33 universities on Tuesday—on the same day as an England-wide teachers’ strike.

Strikes hit over 30 universities as UCU union members walk out in pay row

30 June 2016
University workers at over 30 institutions are on strike today, Thursday, as part of a national programme of action over pay.

University strikers fight for better pay

28 June 2016
University workers at 38 institutions were set to strike on Thursday of this week. The walkouts are part of a national programme of rolling action over pay.

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