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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

Thousands of university strikers march in London after rejecting rotten deal

14 March 2018
Thousands of strikers, students and supporters marched through central London on Wednesday to defend education, pensions and workers’ action.

Three Newham schools strike against academies - and win huge support

14 March 2018
NEU union members in east London, are showing their determination not to let more of our schools become academies

Pay fight at school in Waltham Forest

13 March 2018
Workers at Connaught School for Girls in north east London struck on Tuesday in an escalating dispute over pay

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

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.'

Fight against academisation in Brent is still on

06 March 2018
Workers at the Village School in Brent, north west London, faced a private security firm with dogs as they arrived to protest at a governors’ meeting last Wednesday.

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.

GALLERY - Thousands join UCU London march for education

28 February 2018
Thousands of striking university and further education workers - and their supporters including students - marched in London on Wednesday.

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.

Strong school strikes against academies get a result in Newham

27 February 2018
Newham council in east London has passed a motion opposing academies, following a series of strikes by school workers.

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

Three east London schools strike against academy plans

23 February 2018
Workers at three east London schools struck together yesterday—with lively picket lines joined by parents, teachers, and support workers

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