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We are fighting on pay, casualisation and equality. We are also fighting to defend and improve Higher Education in the interests of everyone in society. We need to make this argument publicly and confidently.
We can fight and win. To do so we need to organise. The first step is to Get the Vote Out.

Following the decisions of the FEC to abandon this year’s claim we are calling for support for an FE special sector conference to establish an …

Recent surveys reveal that the plight of the young working class is even worse in 2016 . UCU left has launched a timely e-version of the pamphlet: Don’t get young in the Third Millenium!

UCU’s national election results are now public. The results indicate some worrying trends that all activists in the union, irrespective of your political viewpoint should …

March 5 2016
Report back for UCU branches and regions
The Defend Further and Adult Education Conference: Shaping the future was a great success. We would like …

The UCU’s Further Education committee (FEC) voted on Friday, by two votes, to end this year’s pay campaign. This is a massive mistake.
The majority of …

Huge congratulations to all those who participated and supported Wednesday’s historic joint UCU and Unison strike action for fair pay in FE!

This campaign is a crucial test for our union
Higher Education staff have seen our pay slide backwards in value over the last decade. UCU calculates …

Paragon …one of the biggest providers of apprenticeships has ‘historic links’ to the Tory party.
…Ofsted has awarded Paragon one of the lowest grades that ‘requires improvement’ (and) concluded its report by saying that ‘too few learners have completed the qualifications because many learners have left their course’ and that few who had finished had found jobs.

UNISON members in FE have voted by 2:1 to strike against the imposition of the employers 0 percent pay ‘offer’. UCU have a live ballot and will be joining UNSION for the first time in ten years in a joint national strike across all English colleges on Wednesday February 24th to demand £1 per hour extra for all