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College strikes—‘The money is there for education’

22 January 2019
UCU union members at 16 colleges were set to strike on Tuesday of next week. The walkout is the second wave of action in a battle over pay.

Determined Scottish lecturers strike over pay

17 January 2019
Thousands of college lecturers struck across Scotland on Wednesday in a battle over pay. 

Teachers’ strike puts pressure on Syriza and the Greek state

15 January 2019
A confidence vote in the Greek government shows the scale of Syriza’s crisis, says Nick Clark

Education round-up - teachers vote on pay fight

15 January 2019
An indicative ballot of NEU union members for action over pay and school funding was due to end on Friday this week

EIS union members plan college strike in Scotland over pay

15 January 2019
Further education lecturers across Scotland were set to strike on Wednesday this week over pay.

Ten more colleges could join walkouts over pay

01 January 2019
Workers across 26 colleges in England last month voted by 89 percent for strikes over pay. The overall turnout was 48 percent.

Scottish further education lecturers plan strikes in January

24 December 2018
In a ballot EIS union members voted 90 percent yes to strikes, and are set for escalating action

Santa hats, solidarity and strike against academy at John Roan school

11 December 2018
Striking GMB union members were joined by NEU union members who refused to cross their picket line.

New anti-academies fights launched as Village School celebrates step forward

04 December 2018
Workers and parents at The Village School in Brent, west London, were celebrating after a plan to turn the school into an academy was halted.

Teachers refuse to cross picket line as school workers strike against academisation

29 November 2018
GMB union members at The John Roan school in Greenwich, south east London, struck against a plan to turn the school into an academy

Real-term pay strikes hit six further education colleges

27 November 2018
Strikes could be start of further action

Teachers march for school funding and better pay

21 November 2018
Up to 500 teachers, school workers, parents, councillors, children and others marched against education cuts.

College workers win above-inflation pay rise after eight days of strikes

21 November 2018
Workers at three London colleges have won above-inflation pay rises following strikes. And the deal will see the lowest-paid staff benefit the most.

Upbeat strike at The John Roan school says no to academies

07 November 2018
Workers at The John Roan school in Greenwich, south east London, struck on Wednesday. The NEU union members are fighting a plan to turn the school into a privately-run academy.

Strong battle for jobs at Bradford university

06 November 2018
Workers at Bradford university are striking to defend jobs and conditions

Confident mood on the picket line as Bradford university staff strike to save jobs

01 November 2018
Workers at Bradford university are on strike to defend jobs and conditions. The Unison union members, representing cleaners, cooks, gardeners, technicians, security guards and admin staff, began a three-day strike on Wednesday.

Monster march in Glasgow to demand more pay for teachers shows the mood to fight

27 October 2018
Around 30,000 teachers and their supporters marched through Glasgow on Saturday in a massively powerful display of their determination to win a 10 percent pay rise.

Teachers in Scotland need a 10 percent pay rise now

23 October 2018
Teachers in Scotland are set to take a step forwards in their battle for pay and decent education on Saturday.

Thousands march for more further education funding

17 October 2018
Students, college workers and others marched through central London on Wednesday in protest at Tory funding cuts.

College lecturers in Scotland throw out pay offer and should now prepare for action

02 October 2018
Further Education lecturers in Scotland have voted by 90 percent, on a 60 percent turnout, to reject management’s pay offer in an indicative ballot.

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