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29 June 2016
Short reports on some of the latest trade union struggles. Lecturers, train workers and cleaners on strike.
23 June 2016
University of Sheffield UCU lecturers were on strike today as part of the union's national campaign for a Fair Deal for Higher Education, writes Alistair Tice.
26 May 2016
Every week sees more workers taking action - how do we make a breakthrough against the bosses' offensive and the Tory cuts?
25 May 2016
UCU members were out in force for the first day of UK-wide two-day strike action against a paltry 1.1% pay offer
18 May 2016
The UCU has announced a 48-hour national strike on 25 and 26 May
11 May 2016
Short reports on some of the latest trade union struggles. Lecturers and Topshop cleaners plan strikes over pay.
2 March 2016
On 24 February, lecturers' union UCU and public sector union Unison took joint strike action across England in the further education sector for the first time.
24 February 2016
Short reports on some of the latest trade union struggles. National FE college strike; construction workers protest against employers breaking pay agreements; Independent newspaper to close.
2 December 2015
Members of lecturers' union UCU are fighting job cuts at the Open University. We report on struggles in Bristol and Camden, north London.
26 November 2015
UCU members in the Open University took strike action on Wednesday against plans to close the university's regional offices, threatening over 500 jobs, writes Tom Baldwin.
11 November 2015
Short reports on some of the latest trade union struggles. College and uni lecturers lead the fightback.
10 November 2015
On 10 November UCU members in FE in England took action
4 November 2015
Short reports on some of the latest trade union struggles. Strike at Barnet council, strike planned at secure hospital, strike ballot at Manchester University.
23 September 2015
Short reports on some of the latest trade union struggles. 'Kill the Bill' meetings, environment research council strikes, Open University job threats and victimised postal union rep John Vasey.
19 August 2015
Trade unions UCU, Unison and Unite at the University of Manchester are preparing to fight to save hundreds of jobs. Over 300 staff attended a joint union meeting to discuss management threats.
5 August 2015
Attacks on staff and services are escalating at the University of Manchester
8 July 2015
Teachers take action against education cuts in Salford, Leeds, Bradford, Swansea, Sussex and Stafford.
16 June 2015
Hundreds of people working and studying in further education colleges will take part in a mass lobby of parliament on Tuesday 16 June in protest over funding cuts for further education and adult learning
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