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Teachers ready to fight for the future of education

31 March 2018
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

29 March 2018
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.

Glasgow council workers demand ‘equal pay or we walk away’

10 February 2018
Around 500 low paid women council workers marched through the city centre of Glasgow. They demanded that city council chiefs settle a 12-year equal pay dispute.

After new pay figures released - bosses, not migrants, are to blame for lower wages

06 February 2018
Right wingers have seized on figures for agricultural wages and immigration to say that migrants lead to lower wages. Alistair Farrow looks at the reality

Anger drives the further education battle over pay

30 January 2018
Workers at 19 further education colleges are fighting to get the vote out in strike ballots over pay.

Fight to win the vote for pay battle in local government

29 January 2018
There’s a chance to give new life to the sruggle over pay in the public services after a key Unison union body voted against the pay offer in local government

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