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Union rep sacked after reporting racism

Union rep sacked after reporting racism A NEU union rep at Shrewsbury Colleges Group in Shropshire has been sacked after taking a stand against racism in their workplace.

TUC union conference—we need a fightback

TUC union conference—we need a fightback The TUC union federation congress this week heard plenty of denunciations of the government, but very little sign of a serious fightback.

We won’t give in to the bullies,’ say school strikers

We won’t give in to the bullies,’ say school strikers Workers in schools are standing up against victimisation, reports Sam Ord

Letters—Unions must fight for safety as new school term begins

Letters—Unions must fight for safety as new school term begins Education workers are returning to schools across England and Wales with mixed emotions.

Johnson’s deadly calculus—let 50,000 die a year to keep profits flowing

Johnson’s deadly calculus—let 50,000 die a year to keep profits flowing Only if the Covid-19 death rate is over 1,000 a week for two or three weeks will ministers even start a discussion on re-imposing restrictions.

Tories demand exams that will condemn students as failures

Tories demand exams that will condemn students as failures But even under the teacher-assessed system, sharp class divisions remain

Labour-run council won’t listen after Valence Primary School strikes

20 July 2021
Valence Primary school teachers in Dagenham, east London, have completed six strike days escalating over three weeks

Solidarity boosts Valence Primary School strikers in east London

11 July 2021
Valence Primary School teachers in Dagenham, east London, have escalated strikes over forced demotions and attacks on pay.

Strike stops fire and rehire threat at Tring Park school

06 July 2021
Teachers at Tring Park school in Hertfordshire have voted 100 percent in favour of a settlement after just two days of strikes

Oaks Park teachers take battle to Labour council

29 June 2021
Strikers at Oaks Park High School in Redbridge, east London, protested against their Labour-run council for backing their bosses in a fight against victimisation

Colleges ballot for strikes over pay + New assault at Liverpool university + Pimlico and Redbridge school battles

21 June 2021
The pay gap between ­college and school teachers currently stands at £9,000 a year

Important victory at at Islington Sixth Form College can inspire more fights

14 June 2021
...plus action at Pimlico Academy, Oaks Park High School in Redbridge and Shrewsbury College

Two rail strikes in Scotland + Weetabix + Sunrise Medical + Redbridge school

08 June 2021
 The RMT union has warned of a “summer of disruption” as strikes kick-off at ScotRail and the Caledonian Sleeper

Tory school recovery plans won’t benefit children

04 June 2021
For the Department of Education it is vital that children “catch up” on the hours of education lost due to the pandemic.

Strikes win NEU rep's reinstatement + Islington Sixth Form + Moulsecoomb primary + Tendring Technology College

31 May 2021
Victimised NEU union rep Kirstie Paton has been reinstated following strikes at John Roan School in Greenwich, south London,

Two school strikes win, NEU union members fight on at four more

24 May 2021
Nottingham Academy—After two days of strikes and the threat of more action workers have won a new offer from management.

Pimlico students celebrate as head resigns after anti-racist protest

20 May 2021
Pupils at Pimlico Academy in central London are celebrating their headteacher’s resignation following allegations of racism.

Students hold protests at schools in solidarity with Palestine

19 May 2021
At Clapton Girls' school in east London, students sat down and chanted “Free Palestine”. They refused to return to lessons.

Leaways school workers score victory after strikes

18 May 2021
Workers at Leaways special school in Hackney, east London, have won an important victory taking over 20 days of strikes since December 2020.

Strikes get Huddersfield union rep reinstated as school fights grow

10 May 2021
Suspended NEU union rep Louise Lewis returns to work following a series of strikes at North Huddersfield Trust School.

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