22 November 2016
A revolt by County Durham teaching assistants (TAs) is dividing the Labour Party. The TAs were set to walk out for their second 48-hour strike on Wednesday.
15 November 2016
Teaching assistants (TAs) in Durham are waging an inspiring struggle that shows how to respond to council bosses’ attacks.
01 November 2016
Teaching assistants (TAs) in County Durham were set to strike next Tuesday and Wednesday. It will be their first walkout in a long-running dispute with the Labour council over a huge pay cut.
25 October 2016
Teaching assistants have voted by 93 percent to strike against huge pay cuts being pushed by County Durham Labour councillors.
18 October 2016
Teaching assistants (TAs) employed by Labour-run Durham County Council were waiting for the result of their strike ballot against pay cuts this week.
04 October 2016
Labour-run Durham County Council is playing classic divide and rule to ram through its 23 percent cut to pay teaching assistants' (TAs) pay in the hope it can undermine a move towards strikes.
04 October 2016
In the past when the Labour right has not been able to rely on the trade union bureaucracy to bolster its position, it has tacked left.
27 September 2016
Rank and file teaching assistants in Durham are fighting for their very livelihoods. Their battle has pitted them not just against the Labour-led council but their own union officials too.
13 September 2016
Rank and file teaching assistants (TAs) are organising to reject a “much improved” offer from Labour-controlled Durham County Council.
05 July 2016
Teachers across England are out on strike today, Tuesday, in a battle against Tory education policies and cuts.
21 June 2016
A STRIKE by teaching assistants (TAs) in Derby shut thirty schools and partially closed many others last Thursday.
14 June 2016
School staff in Durham are taking on a Labour-run council over cuts, report Simon Hall and Raymie Kiernan
07 June 2016
Teaching assistants face vicious attacks at the hands of Labour councils. Raymie Kiernan talks to workers who are refusing to take it lying down