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Strikes hit over 30 universities as UCU union members walk out in pay row

30 June 2016
University workers at over 30 institutions are on strike today, Thursday, as part of a national programme of action over pay.

University strikers fight for better pay

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.

University strikers take on zero hours and low pay in Winchester

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.

UCU members debate defending education - and more - at annual congress

07 June 2016
The Tory assault on education, and resistance to it, dominated the UCU union’s annual congress in Liverpool last week.

Workers back more strikes to defend pay and education at UCU union congress

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.

Striking lecturers fight casualisation and demand fair pay

26 May 2016
UCU union members in higher education are highlighting casualisation on the second day of a two-day strike today, Thursday.

Strong support for national Higher Education strike

25 May 2016
University workers across Britain began a two-day strike today, Wednesday, over pay and inequality. 

University strike is over more than pay

24 May 2016
Some 60,000 university workers were set to strike on Wednesday and Thursday.

Anger as London Metropolitan University moves to sack union reps

02 May 2016
Two leading trade union activists at London Metropolitan University were last week told that they will be made redundant. The move against UCU union branch chair Mark Campbell and branch secretary David Hardman is a serious attack on the union.

South African students ignite growing protest movement

25 February 2016
SOUTH AFRICAN university campuses are burning with revolt. Protests are bursting out across the country over fees, racism, exclusions and the way the apartheid past still shapes education. At least eight universities have seen battles in the past week.

Defend Max Watson against compulsory redundancy

11 August 2015
Max Watson, Unison union branch secretary at London Metropolitan University, will be making his appeal against compulsory redundancy on 27 August and supporters call a protest in solidarity on the day.

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