Reports and Campaigns
Reports and campaigns:
18 April 2018
Universities UK has been forced to state that 100% defined contribution pensions are off the table
4 April 2018
Consultation of UCU branches has been rushed, and there is a feeling among many members that it has been railroaded through
4 April 2018
Only the threat of industrial action will force the employer back - as we are seeing in the universities due to the UCU strike
28 March 2018
UCU members are on the cusp of victory - but not quite there yet.
28 March 2018
Student activism has been invigorated during the University and College Union (UCU) strike at Goldsmiths, part of the University of London, writes Ellen Kenyon Peers, Goldsmiths Socialist Students.
21 March 2018
Workers at 64 universities have completed a historic 14-day programme of strike action in defence of pensions
14 March 2018
University strikers have determinedly fought on with their pensions strike
7 March 2018
Years of fees, cuts and marketisation have created an army of low-paid and casualised workers
1 March 2018
Students have been actively supporting the strikes of UCU members
28 February 2018
"University chiefs split as strikes cause chaos" read the front page of the Times - after just two days of our planned 14-day strike programme!
23 February 2018
UCU members in 61 universities have started their 14 days of strike action
21 February 2018
Essex vice-chancellor Anthony Forster became the eighth to speak out against devastating cuts to staff pensions
14 February 2018
The Socialist Party gives full backing to UCU members striking against plans to scrap their 'defined benefit' pensions
7 February 2018
The CWU executive committee has agreed a national agreement with Royal Mail Group (RMG) which will now go to members to vote on. Overall, it represents a major climb-down by management and should be viewed as a victory against them.
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
As an individual with mental health issues, it has been my misfortune to experience directly just how capitalist society, Britain 2017, treats such people. I can't imagine that my experience is particularly unique.
6 December 2017
A 60-day consultation is taking place to make changes to several BT pension schemes
15 November 2017
On 6 November PCS members took strike action to prevent a relocation which would likely result in around 50 redundancies
18 October 2017
72,877 CWU members had voted to strike over pensions, pay and other issues
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