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Strikes could stop academy and reinstate Simon O’Hara

Strikes could stop academy and reinstate Simon O’Hara A ballot for strikes to demand the reinstatement of sacked NUT union rep Simon O’Hara ended on 15 December last year.

Support victimised NUT rep Simon O'Hara—and defend trade union rights

Support victimised NUT rep Simon OHara—and defend trade union rights Teachers at Small Heath School in Birmingham were set to meet on Tuesday of this week to discuss further action to defend conditions and union rights. Also: strikes at St Peter's Collegiate School and Lambeth College

More strikes needed in bitter campaign to defend NUT union rep Simon O'Hara

More strikes needed in bitter campaign to defend NUT union rep Simon OHara The NUT leadership called off a strike at Small Heath School to defend victimised rep Simon O’Hara this week—while Simon remained suspended.

Birmingham teachers step up strikes to defend victimised Small Heath school rep

Birmingham teachers step up strikes to defend victimised Small Heath school rep Teachers at Birmingham’s Small Heath School began a three-day strike in defence of victimised NUT union rep Simon O’Hara today, Tuesday.

Labour MP under fire for betrayal of teachers at Small Heath School

Labour MP under fire for betrayal of teachers at Small Heath School Support is growing for Small Heath strikers and their rep—but not from the local MP, says Sadie Robinson

Solidarity pours in for Birmingham teachers striking to defend victimised union rep

Solidarity pours in for Birmingham teachers striking to defend victimised union rep Teachers at Birmingham’s Small Heath School began a three-day strike today, Tuesday, in an increasingly bitter dispute with school bosses.

Small Heath school strikes halt academy as fight for union rep continues

01 February 2016
 

Small Heath School teachers step up strikes and defend victimised union rep

26 January 2016
Teachers gathered outside Birmingham's Small Heath School today, Tuesday, as NUT union members began a three-day strike following similar action last week.

Parents join picket lines to show support for Small Heath school strikers

20 January 2016
NUT union members at Birmingham’s Small Heath school struck for a second day today, Wednesday, and NASUWT union members joined them.

Singing pickets in Small Heath defend their school and their rep

19 January 2016
Teachers at Birmingham’s Small Heath school began a three-day strike today, Tuesday, to stop their school becoming an academy.

Small Heath teachers call weekly three-day strikes in academy dispute after rep suspended

12 January 2016
Teachers at Small Heath school in Birmingham have voted to escalate their anti-academy strikes following the victimisation of NUT union rep Simon O’Hara.

Strike beats Alfreton Grange school bosses

15 December 2015
NUT union members at Alfreton Grange academy in North Derbyshire have won over working conditions.

Education round-up

08 December 2015
Teachers at Tech City in Islington, north London, began a two-day strike on Tuesday of this week.

Fourth united strike rocks Small Heath school bosses

24 November 2015
Teachers at Small Heath school in Birmingham struck on Wednesday of last week. It was workers’ fourth strike in their battle to stop the school becoming an academy.

Small Heath teachers strike again

17 November 2015
Teachers in the NUT, NASUWT and ATL unions at Small Heath School in Birmingham were set to strike on Wednesday of next week.

Solid strike at Small Heath school

20 October 2015
Teachers at Small Heath School in Birmingham struck on Tuesday of this week against plans to turn the school into an academy.

Education round-up

13 October 2015
Birmingham strike to stop academy, Open University protests, students defend grants, lobby to defend Esol, occupation at Soas

Education round-up

07 July 2015
Bradford College UCU members struck on Tuesday of last week against compulsory redundancies. Picket lines began at 7am and at their peak there were 70 people.

Solidarity gives strength to Small Heath anti-academy strike

19 May 2015
Strikers shut Small Heath school in Birmingham on Wednesday of last week in protest at plans to turn it into an academy. The walkout involved ATL, NASUWT and NUT union members.

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