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UCU pension strikes - who’s on strike and when?

12 February 2018
UCU union members are fighting attacks on their USS pension scheme that would slash its value and give workers no guaranteed income in retirement.

Students give support to lecturers’ walkout

06 February 2018
The National Union of Students (NUS) has sent its “full solidarity” to university lecturers preparing for strikes.

University workers name dates for 14 pension strikes

30 January 2018
UCU union members are building the campaign to defend their pensions—and finding that the momemtum that led to a high turnout to vote is still there, reports Sadie Robinson

Anger drives the further education battle over pay

30 January 2018
Workers at 19 further education colleges are fighting to get the vote out in strike ballots over pay.

LETTERS: Our strike votes show we can beat Tory anti union law

30 January 2018
The UCU union’s fantastic ballot result last Monday should give every worker a real boost.

Vote yes for Further Education pay strikes

23 January 2018
Workers at 19 further education colleges began balloting for strikes over pay this week.

UCU calls 14 days of strikes after stunning vote for walkouts over pensions

22 January 2018
The UCU union has called 14 days of escalating strikes across 61 universities starting next month. A two-day walkout is set to begin on or around 22 February, followed by three-day, four-day and five-day walkouts in the following weeks.

40,000 UCU members could strike, shutting down 68 universities

18 January 2018
40,000 UCU union members are being balloted for strikes over pensions. The ballot ends on Friday.

Vote for pensions strikes in the UCU union to stop attack on USS scheme

16 January 2018
A ballot of UCU union members for strikes over pensions was set to end on Friday. Workers at some 68 universities across Britain are balloting to stop an attack on their USS pension scheme.

Lecturers have days left to vote on pension strikes

09 January 2018
UCU union members are engaged in a crucial ballot for strikes over pensions

FE lecturers should vote for coordinated pay strikes

02 January 2018
UCU union members in 19 further education (FE) colleges are set to ballot for strikes over pay. The ballots will begin around 12 January.

Strikes win jobs victory for Brighton lecturers

05 December 2017
Strikes at the University of Brighton have forced bosses to withdraw plans for compulsory redundancies.

Lecturers in Brighton strike over jobs threat

28 November 2017
Workers at the University of Brighton struck last week against compulsory redundancies.

Lecturers should vote for a pensions strike

21 November 2017
 

Lecturers to ballot over pensions

14 November 2017
 

Reports round-up: Capita, Sellafield, Mears, Croydon trams, Plymouth DWP and more

07 November 2017
Also: Ministry of Defence cleaners protest | Opposing Fujitsu victimisation | Manchester Airport strike off | Shetland Gas Plant pay row | Brighton University jobs fight | Moshe Machover reinstated

Unions need to organise anger against Tory pay cap

24 October 2017
Anger against the Tories’ 1 percent public sector pay cap was clear on the streets of central London

Strike against cuts that harm education

24 October 2017
Workers at the University of Manchester began a two-day strike on Monday.

Hundreds demonstrate against the pay cap

18 October 2017
Anger against the Tories' 1 percent public sector pay cap was on the streets of central London on Tuesday night.

Anger against bosses’ ‘sacking clause’ sees large picket lines at Leeds University

17 October 2017
Workers at Leeds University are buoyant after holding their first ever three-day strike last week.

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