22 October 2019
UCU union activists are making a final push this week to get the vote out in two strike ballots.
01 October 2019
UCU union members in universities are balloting for strikes over pay, workloads, unequal contracts and pensions.
10 September 2019
Around 125,000 UCU union members in universities across Britain are balloting for strikes over pay, pensions and conditions.
16 July 2019
Unison union members at Birmingham university struck on Tuesday
11 June 2019
The UCU union could ballot workers across 69 universities for strikes later this year if attacks on the USS pension scheme continue.
14 May 2019
University workers are furious at a new attack on their USS pension scheme
15 January 2019
Students and lecturers at three universities are organising to drive racism and bigotry off their campuses.
13 November 2018
UCU union members across six colleges are expected to strike over pay on 28 and 29 November.
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Bosses have withdrawn plans for a defined contribution (DC) pension scheme for workers in older universities.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.