Announce escalating action now

group of 80 people holding trade union banners and placards including UCU, UNISON, CWU and Acorn

All out to win in the New Year

Today’s demonstration is the culmination of three brilliant days of strike action. Thursday’s and Friday’s picket lines were big and vibrant. In particular, UCU branches that missed out on recent national disputes …

Let’s Win This Dispute!

We are just days away from our strikes on 24, 25 and 30 November. It is absolutely crucial that our strikes and protests are as powerful as possible. We are hearing that branches and members are rising to the challenge. …

Gear up for the fight of our lives

Last Thursday the Higher Education Committee decided on an unprecedented programme of hard-hitting industrial action against our employers in our disputes over pay, pensions, job security and conditions.  The union’s members in some 150 universities will strike for three days later …

One last big push

We are now in the final week of the UCURising ballot. Papers will need to be posted by next Wednesday at the latest to arrive by the closing date of 21st October.

Every UCU activist needs to be pushing hard …

UCU Left Annual General Meeting

We face the biggest assault on our living standards for generations. 

But the ‘Cost of living crisis’ and Liz Truss’ assault on working class people has led to the most powerful response from the trade unions for many years. 

The …