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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.

University strikers lobby bosses on fourth day of walkout

27 February 2018
A noisy crowd of striking workers and students lobbied Universities UK (UUK) today

Colleges join strikes for pay

27 February 2018
 UCU union members across 14 colleges were set to start a 48-hour strike from Wednesday. Sunderland College workers will also strike on Wednesday.

‘Tremendous’ mood on picket lines as more groups join action

27 February 2018
Hundreds of striking university workers and students held a noisy rally outside Universities UK (UUK) offices in central London on Monday.

Universities strike wave for pensions has bosses on back foot

27 February 2018
Solid strikes by UCU union members have panicked university bosses. Workers across 61 universities began a three-day strike on Monday.

University workers say ‘We're taking back our colleges’

27 February 2018
A wave of strikes by university workers over pensions has become a focus for people’s anger and discontent at the Tories’ and bosses’ attacks on education. A win for the strikers will be a boost to everyone who wants to fight back, reports Sadie Robinson

Universities strike day three—workers take fight to university bosses

26 February 2018
UCU union members are in buoyant mood, and suspicious of bosses’ motives

Revealed—university bosses claim millions in expenses while workers face pensions cut

25 February 2018
University vice chancellors are claiming millions in expenses to swan around in fancy hotels and posh restaurants while workers face savage attacks on their pensions

Strikers feel strong on second day of universities walkout

23 February 2018
Pickets were out in force today for the second day of a two-day university strike

University strikers boosted by solidarity

22 February 2018
Marches, demonstrations and student walkouts marked the first day of a university workers’ strike today.

University workers hit the picket lines as 40,000 strike

22 February 2018
Universities across Britain were covered with pickets today as UCU union members struck over pensions.

Strong support for universities strike as walkout begins

22 February 2018
Around 40,000 university workers will strike today in the opening shot of a battle for education

School workers in London to strike and rally together against academy plans

21 February 2018
Workers and parents are united in this battle for education

University workers get ready for pensions fight

13 February 2018
Workers are rushing to join the UCU union ahead of a series of escalating strikes set to begin in dozens of universities next Thursday.

Education workers out on strike in battle against academy plans

08 February 2018
Workers at Cumberland School in Newham struck today against a plan to turn their school into an academy. Upbeat strikers chanted, “Our school is not for sale,” and, “Whose school? Our school,” on the picket line.

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