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Education round up: Support staff strike over pay at Liverpool university

24 September 2019
Workers at the University of Liverpool have launched a programme of industrial action.

University workers build ballots for strikes

17 September 2019
Around 125,000 UCU union members in universities across Britain have started voting in ballots for strikes. One ballot, for action over pay, workloads and unequal contracts, involves union members at 147 institutions.

Nottingham College workers holds defiant action

17 September 2019
A strike at Nottingham College on Wednesday of last week drew between 20 and 25 strikers picketing at all five college sites for the first day.

National strike on the cards as 125,000 university workers begin ballots

10 September 2019
Around 125,000 UCU union members in universities across Britain are balloting for strikes over pay, pensions and conditions.

20 September—our chance to strike back over climate change

06 September 2019
There’s a big opportunity on Friday 20 September to push the climate movement forward. Workers have to follow school students.

Education round up: ‘Try living on my salary’, say Birmingham strikers

03 September 2019
Around 300 Birmingham university caterers, cleaners, security guards and other support staff struck on Monday and Tuesday this week.

Education round up: Mass resignations at Ruskin College

13 August 2019
The entire social work team at Ruskin College has resigned in solidarity with victimised union reps.

More strikes are on the table at Birmingham university

23 July 2019
Workers at Birmingham university ended a buoyant two-day strike on Wednesday of last week. The Unison union members are fighting for all staff to get the Living Wage.

Trade union leaders demand Ruskin College backs down from redundancy threats

17 July 2019
Ten trade union leaders have written to Ruskin College asking it to drop all disciplinary proceedings against workers and withdraw redundancy threats.

Lively picket lines at Bradford college

09 July 2019
UCU union members at Bradford College struck against 131 compulsory redundancies and low pay for three days last week.

Hundreds join protest to save Stourbridge College

02 July 2019
Around 400 people joined a protest last Saturday to defend Stourbridge College in the West Midlands, which faces closure.

Protesters rally in support of sacked UCU union rep Dave Muritu

25 June 2019
Protesters marched through West Bromwich, in the West Midlands, last Saturday to demand the reinstatement of UCU rep Dave Muritu.

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.

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