28 June 2016
University workers at 38 institutions were set to strike on Thursday of this week. The walkouts are part of a national programme of rolling action over pay.
10 June 2016
Workers at the University of Winchester are on strike today, Friday. The UCU union members are fighting a measly 1.1 percent pay offer—and want equal pay for women and an end to casualised contracts too.
07 June 2016
The pay fight in higher education was a key debate at the UCU union's annual congress in Liverpool last week. UCU members in universities held a two-day national strike last month for a pay rise and an end to pay inequality.
24 May 2016
Labour-run Durham County Council voted last week to sack 2,700 teaching assistants (TAs) and rehire them on worse contracts with up to 23 percent lower pay.
10 May 2016
UCU union members in universities will stage a two-day national strike over pay later this month. The walkout of around 60,000 workers across Britain will take place on 25 and 26 May
22 April 2016
A pay debate is coming in the civil service. The civil service workers’ PCS union group executive representing members working in the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has voted by 17 to nine to recommend a package of proposals on pay and working conditions.
19 April 2016
Three workers in a Lincoln high street bakery shut down their store and threw away all the pasties in it to demand thousands of pounds of unpaid wages.
22 March 2016
Glasgow trade unions are moving towards a council-wide strike against the cuts. The Labour-run administration is attacking workers’ terms and conditions.
22 March 2016
Social work students hold campaigning conference | Final curtain for Opera pay dispute | Holiday hold-up for hot cross buns | Electric action at Network Rail | Heathrow Tube strike takes off | Buses set to stop around Manchester | Coop lorry drivers win talks at Acas | London left rallies against bosses’ EU
08 March 2016
The UCU union has ended its pay campaign for further education members.
16 February 2016
Some 300 workers at Samworth Brothers food manufacturer in Leicester met on Friday of last week to discuss bosses’ plans to cut their pay.
09 February 2016
Further education (FE) lecturers and support staff have announced an England-wide strike for Wednesday 24 February.
26 January 2016
Around 500 crane operators and support workers employed by Ainscough, Britain’s largest mobile crane hire firm, have voted overwhelmingly to strike over pay.
19 January 2016
Workers in higher education (HE) have begun a national campaign over pay.
01 December 2015
Over 700 Tesco lorry drivers and warehouse workers at distribution hubs in Doncaster and Belfast are being balloted to strike over a “pitiful” pay offer.
17 November 2015
Junior doctors will strike three times next month if they back industrial action in a ballot ending on Wednesday of this week.
27 October 2015
The junior doctors’ revolt is growing. The British Medical Association (BMA) announced last week that it would ballot its 56,000 members for industrial action.
27 October 2015
A lecturers’ strike is set to hit further education colleges across England on Tuesday 10 November. The bosses’ Association of Colleges has recommended a pay freeze for 2015/16.
20 October 2015
Further education lecturers in England are set to strike on 10 November over pay. The UCU union members voted by nearly 74 percent for strikes after bosses announced a pay freeze.
06 October 2015
Around 40 street lighting workers in Sheffield, South Yorkshire, struck on Friday of last week against attacks on pay.