12 November 2018
The only surprise about the news that three universities are on the verge of bankruptcy is that it has taken so long.
02 October 2018
Cleaners at two London universities have been brought in house by management.
25 September 2018
UCU union members in 110 Universities and 147 colleges are being balloted over pay in England and Wales. The ballot was launched three weeks ago and closes on 19 October.
18 September 2018
A new report has totally vindicated university workers’ decision to strike over pensions earlier this year
30 August 2018
Workers were celebrating after their outsourcing to private firms officially ended and they became directly employed by the university.
12 June 2018
Around 80 UCU union members from across Britain met in London last Saturday to discuss building struggles over pay and pensions—and transforming their union.
29 May 2018
Workers at the University of London (UoL) are set to walk out on 6 June as part of their fight to be taken back in house by the university. Currently they are employed by Cordiant.
15 May 2018
Workers at London South Bank University in south London held a protest against planned job cuts on Tuesday.
01 May 2018
Bosses have withdrawn plans for a defined contribution (DC) pension scheme for workers in older universities.
26 April 2018
Over 100 people joined striking workers outside the University of London on Wednesday as part of their fight against outsourcing.
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.
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.
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.-
05 April 2018
After 14 days of strikes, many UCU union members are organising to reject the latest offer
29 March 2018
An e-ballot on the offer begins on 4 April. It's urgent to fight for a No vote.
28 March 2018
The campaign to reject has already begun. #RejectUUKdeal
23 March 2018
This is the moment to increase the pressure, not withdraw it.
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.
20 March 2018
The strike has infused new life into semi-moribund UCU branches
19 March 2018
Solid strikes by the UCU have given workers the confidence to fight for more, argues Sadie Robinson