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6 July 2011
No to McNulty: The annual meeting of rail union RMT has endorsed plans for a massive national campaign, including a cross-industry strike ballot if necessary, to resist any attempts by the government to roll out its McNulty Rail Review assault on Britain's railways...
30 June 2011
More reports added on 5 July (to top of list). "We need other unions, all the public sector, to come out together"
22 June 2011
The national executive committee of the Prison Officers Association (POA) has announced that lunchtime pension cuts protest meetings will be held at every prison and secure hospital on 30 June...
22 June 2011
UCU members at Barnsley College were on strike on 17 June against attacks by bullying management that could see a quarter of the academic staff lose their jobs, writes Ian Pattison, Yorkshire Socialist Party.
17 June 2011
UCU members at Coleg Morgannwg announced today that college management have withdrawn disciplinary charges against lecturer and UCU Cymru president Guy Stoate
7 June 2011
The University and College Union congress in Harrogate called on the TUC to organise a 24-hour public sector strike against cuts
3 June 2011
At its conference, the University and College Union overwhelmingly agreed to support the Jarrow March for Jobs taking place in the autumn.
26 May 2011
Lecturers walked out of Coleg Morgannwg on 25th May in support of UCU Cymru president Guy Stoate
25 May 2011
With its 2011 conference on 28-30 May, UCU - the trade union for lecturers, researchers and related staff - is being attacked from every angle by the government and the employers, writes Dave Beale, UCU, personal capacity.
20 May 2011
College lecturers in the UCU in Sheffield have taken three days of strike action against threatened compulsory redundancies
18 May 2011
Lecturers in the further and higher education sectors are being attacked on all fronts by the Con-Dem government and the employers - cuts, job losses, pay and pensions...
24 March 2011
In the build-up to the UCU's national day of strike action on Thursday 24 March, there was a rolling programme of strikes in different regions. Here are reports from Tuesday's strikes in Manchester, Bradford, Leeds and London
23 March 2011
United public sector action needed to defend jobs and pensions! Text of a leaflet produced by Socialist Party members in the University and College Union for the UCU strikes
21 March 2011
Striking lecturers and support staff at Cardiff, Swansea, Aberystwyth, Trinity-St David and Bangor Universities joined the UCU rolling action
16 March 2011
The lecturers' union, UCU, will be carrying out rolling strike action from 17 March culminating in a national day of action on 24 March, writes Ian Pattison.
9 March 2011
Members of the University and College Union (UCU) - which represents academic and academic-related staff at Higher and Further Education institutions - have voted strongly in favour of industrial action in opposition to attacks on pensions, writes James Naish, UCU, personal capacity.
16 February 2011
Tata steelworks cleaners' strike: Around 70 contract cleaners, working for OCS at the Tata Steelworks in Port Talbot, South Wales are taking part in two days of strike action in a dispute over pay...
16 February 2011
Students came onto the streets in their thousands in the closing weeks of 2010 and university occupations sprung up all over the country, writes Dave Beale and Sarah Mayo (UCU, personal capacity).
17 December 2010
One of the key questions facing the education movement is how it relates to workers, trade unions and the wider anti-cuts movement as a whole, writes Ben Robinson, Chair, Youth Fight for Jobs.
8 December 2010
Updated 10/12/10 Demonstrations, occupations and meetings are taking place, some part of NUS and UCU day of local actions. Many are marching again with Youth Fight for Education. We are posting reports as they come in.
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