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Aberdeen bus workers back an indefinite strike

10 April 2018
Bus drivers at First Aberdeen have voted to reject the company’s “final” offer and were set to begin an indefinite strike on Wednesday this week.

Vote No in the UCU university pensions ballot

05 April 2018
After 14 days of strikes, many UCU union members are organising to reject the latest offer

Rail strikes in France are sparking a broader workers’ revolt

30 March 2018
National rail strikes in France which began on Tuesday are becoming a focus for a broader revolt by workers.

Revolt grows against proposed universities pensions deal

29 March 2018
An e-ballot on the offer begins on 4 April. It's urgent to fight for a No vote.

College workers reject bosses’ money lies and strike to demand higher pay

27 March 2018
Workers across six further education colleges began a three-day strike on Tuesday in an ongoing dispute over pay and conditions

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.

The universities struggle is changing workers

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

Parents and teachers slam governors’ drive to make schools academies in east London

15 March 2018
Strikers, parents and supporters rallied in east London on Thursday as NEU union members at three schools struck against academies.

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

US pay fight spreads after West Virginia teachers’ strike wins

13 March 2018
Powerful action by workers in West Virginia has inspired others to fight back

Anger on picket lines against university pensions deal

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

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.'

Strikes show workers have power to change society

06 March 2018
Strikes aren’t just another form of protest. They are our most powerful weapon against the bosses

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

West Virginia school workers reject deal agreed by union leaders and continue strike

01 March 2018
Teachers and other public school workers in the US state of West Virginia have rejected a pay and conditions deal designed to get them back to work

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.

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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