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6 November 2019
The University and College Union (UCU) has decisively voted to back strike action in two separate ballots over pensions, pay and conditions in higher education.
30 October 2019
We are waiting for the result of the University and College Union (UCU) strike ballot. The union is asking its members in universities two questions. Will you strike for your pay? Will you strike for your pension?
9 October 2019
Unison's retired members conference met in Southport from 1-2 October, and the debates reflected the growing anger of older people.
28 August 2019
Pensioners are under attack. The Centre for Social Justice, a right-wing think tank, is proposing that pensioners should in effect work until they drop.
26 June 2019
The strikes for pay and pensions justice at Glasgow and Aberdeen airports are a fight for every trade unionist and worker in Scotland and beyond
30 January 2019
Letters to the Socialist's editors including Grayling's history fail and TV licences.
12 December 2018
The latest figures from the Office of National Statistics reveal that there were 50,100 'excess deaths' in England and Wales in the winter of 2017-18, the highest number since the mid-1970s.
5 December 2018
Shelter strike, Beefeater beef, Cammell Laird continues, buses bust-up
14 November 2018
The engineers who actually showed leadership to the workers while the union tops failed in their responsibilities will be targeted by the company
31 October 2018
June's University and College Union (UCU) congress was shut down when staff walked out in response to motions criticising the general secretary Sally Hunt. The annual democratic congress reconvened on 18 October.
26 September 2018
Letters to the Socialist's editors including the far-right, House of Fraser gift cards and pensions.
12 September 2018
The day Russia unexpectedly won its first game in the football World Cup tournament the government announced a major attack on the pension age, first established decades ago - currently 55 years for women and 60 years for men.
20 June 2018
Over a hundred former miners lobbied parliament on 6 June, demanding the government stops its decades-long looting of their pension fund
28 March 2018
UCU members are on the cusp of victory - but not quite there yet.
14 March 2018
University strikers have determinedly fought on with their pensions strike
23 February 2018
UCU members in 61 universities have started their 14 days of strike action
31 January 2018
UCU members in 61 universities will be taking strike action in February and March
24 January 2018
88% of University and College Union (UCU) members in 68 universities have voted for national strikes on a 58% turnout.
3 January 2018
Anger is approaching boiling point at plans to do away with guaranteed benefits
3 January 2018
Letters to the Socialist's editors including pensions, benefits and Palestine.
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