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Outsourced university workers demand equal pay and rights

26 April 2018
Over 100 people joined striking workers outside the University of London on Wednesday as part of their fight against outsourcing.

Is the university pensions deal about to fall apart?

24 April 2018
A deal reached by the UCU union and UUK bosses to end a series of strikes over pensions is potentially in chaos.

Keep up the fight after university workers vote to accept pensions deal

13 April 2018
UCU union members have voted by 64 percent to accept a deal in a long running dispute over pensions. It follows 14 days of strikes at over 60 universities against a plan to turn workers’ defined benefit scheme into a defined contribution one.

Anger at UCU leadership - but action has created a union that can fight off attacks

10 April 2018
UCU members at several universities were set to start a five-day strike on Monday 16 April if the latest offer on pensions is rejected.-

Vote No in the UCU university pensions ballot

05 April 2018
After 14 days of strikes, many UCU union members are organising to reject the latest offer

Revolt grows against proposed universities pensions deal

29 March 2018
An e-ballot on the offer begins on 4 April. It's urgent to fight for a No vote.

UCU moves to a ballot on new offer. Vote No and build strikes

28 March 2018
The campaign to reject has already begun. #RejectUUKdeal

University bosses make new offer. They are in retreat but workers can win more

23 March 2018
This is the moment to increase the pressure, not withdraw it.

University strikers say - keep fighting and demand no changes to our pension scheme

20 March 2018
Workers are fighting to push forward the battle to defend pensions as the first wave of university strikes comes to an end this week.

The universities struggle is changing workers

20 March 2018
The strike has infused new life into semi-moribund UCU branches

University workers force union into action

19 March 2018
Solid strikes by the UCU have given workers the confidence to fight for more, argues Sadie Robinson

Students occupy in solidarity with university strikes

15 March 2018
University strikes have inspired students on several campuses across Britain to occupy in solidarity—and raise their own demands for education.

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

Anger on picket lines against university pensions deal

13 March 2018
Striking workers want a lot more than is offer now

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.'

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

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.

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