Category Strike

University Staff Strike October 31

On Thursday 31st October, University Staff from the UCU, Unison and Unite trade unions took part in a joint strike action against a prolonged assault on their wages that has seen them lose 13% in real terms since 2008. Staff ranging from academics to cleaners joined the picket lines to fight for the decent pay […]

Stand Up for Education: One-Day Strike and Teachers’ Rally in Cambridge

On 1st October more than 800 people turned out for a strike rally of teachers in Cambridge, organised by the two biggest teaching unions, the NUT and NASUWT. Almost 100 schools in Cambridgeshire participated in the strike, and were closed or partially closed. Teachers from different areas throughout Cambridgeshire came to rally in Cambridge, together […]