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20 Jan 2019

UCU London Regional Committee met on Saturday and voted unanimously to call on the TUC to call a national demonstration demanding a general election. The …

20 Jan 2019

In March last year, 15 activists prevented the deportation of 60 migrants, some of whom now have leave to remain.

The Stansted 15 have been convicted under the 1990 Aviation and Maritime Security Act, a law passed in response to the 1988 Lockerbie bombing being used for the first time against political protest.

What you can do…

14 Jan 2019

Build the ballot over pay, equality, workload and casualisation

UCU has called a five-week ballot for industrial action over pay this term. It opens on Tuesday 15 January and closes on Friday 22 February. It is timed for the maximum duration while still allowing members to take hard-hitting strike action this term and hit exams next term. So if we win the ballot we can take serious action.

We need to get organised. More…

14 Dec 2018

Unable to govern a majority in their own party, in parliament or in Britain, the flailing, failing Tory party has finally turned on its desperate …

3 Dec 2018

Sean Vernell and Carly Grundle explain how UCU at Capital City College Group won their fight for fair pay and conditions.
UCU at Capital City College …

3 Dec 2018

Without paying staff a decent wage, you cannot achieve excellence in education, Sean Vernell writes
An article published on 30 November in TES putting the case …

28 Nov 2018

The UCU NEC met last week on the run up to important pay strikes in six English FE colleges taking place this week, a successful …

27 Nov 2018

Solidarity with FE College strikers
Download the UCU left leaflet for strikes on Wednesday and Thursday.
UCU members at six English colleges will strike for fair pay on …

23 Nov 2018

Congratulations to UCU members at CCCG. This is a brilliant victory by your members. Staff working in FE are among the lowest paid in the …

9 Nov 2018

HE votes to re-ballot and campaign on pay, equality, casulisation and workload – prepare to organise and fight

Following a serious debate about strategy, delegates at Wednesday’s HE Sector Conference voted to relaunch a hard-hitting national pay campaign, focusing on pay, equality, casualisation and workload.

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