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School strikes are part of a big fight over the future of education

School strikes are part of a big fight over the future of education Workers at Connaught School for Girls in Waltham Forest ended a three-day strike on Thursday in a battle over pay. NEU union members are demanding the higher inner London pay rate at the outer London school.

Keep up the fight to reject the NHS pay deal

Keep up the fight to reject the NHS pay deal Delegates at the Unison union health conference in Brighton this week voted by two to one for the leadership’s motion to recommend the government’s pay offer.

Health workers protest to reject rotten NHS pay deal

Health workers protest to reject rotten NHS pay deal Health workers were set to protest outside the Department of Health in central London this Friday.

Teachers must push pay fight after NUT conference

Teachers must push pay fight after NUT conference Teachers could be heading for a national strike ballot over pay. Delegates at the NUT union conference in Brighton last weekend passed a motion calling on the union to launch a “vigorous campaign” over pay.

Teachers ready to fight for the future of education

Teachers ready to fight for the future of education This year’s NUT union conference in Brighton has seen fury at the Tories' assault on schools.

College strikes reject rotten pay offer - and fight for education

College strikes reject rotten pay offer - and fight for education Workers across six further education colleges came to the end of a three-day strike on Thursday. The walkout hit five London colleges and Sandwell College in the Midlands.

Throw out Tory health deal and defend the NHS

27 March 2018
The Tories showed their contempt for the health service and those who work in it with a miserly pay offer last week.

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

Health pay deal would cut wages and strengthen bosses in the NHS

21 March 2018
 The proposals represent a real terms pay cut and managers get new powers

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.

No to rotten pay deal in local government

20 March 2018
 

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.

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.

PCS union should fight like university strikers

27 February 2018
Civil service workers in the PCS union were set to take part in “payday activities” on Wednesday of this week

Half a million children in poverty because of Tory pay and benefit cuts

14 February 2018
One in seven children of public sector workers will be living in poverty by the end of March, unions have warned.

College workers to strike over ‘kick in teeth’ pay offer—joining education fight

14 February 2018
UCU union members across 16 colleges in England are set to hold a two-day strike starting on 28 February.

Strikes to spread across education

13 February 2018
Tens of thousands of education workers are gearing up for strikes.

Picturehouse workers call a week-long strike in London

13 February 2018
Workers at the Picturehouse cinema chain were set to strike continuously for one week from 5am on Saturday 17 February.

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