Delegates to the LANAC rank and file school workers' conference in Leicester on 8 December discussed ways we could shake the National Union of Teachers (NUT) executive out of its slumber and into calling national strikes early in the new year.
This Saturday December 8th the network of NUT branches (known as divisions or associations) which was established in response to the retreat in the pensions struggle earlier in the year will hold its
Teachers’ national action over a number of issues, including workload, continues, with the industrial action escalating to strikes in a number of schools.
Engineering and maintenance workers employed by Tube Lines on London Underground will strike on Friday 23 November, in an ongoing battle to win pensions and travel pass equality with the rest of Transport for London staff.
Teachers at South Shields Community School in Tyne and Wear struck on 7, 8, and 13 November, as part of a planned series of strikes which will also see action on 14 and 15 November.
Teachers in Worthing (near Brighton) and Leytonstone (east London) have struck to stop their schools becoming Academies.
Workers at the St Pancras Station outlet of chain sandwich shop Pret A Manger are facing intimidation and victimisation for organising a trade union in the store.
The joint action by the two biggest teacher unions is creating some sharp battles between classroom teachers and their immediate bosses across the country.
An industrial bulletin for education workers in the London borough of Tower Hamlets, including a report on a recent victory against inspections and observations at Bishop Challoner school.
Members of teaching unions NUT and UCU at K College in Kent struck for half a day on Monday 8 October as part of a battle to save 145 jobs.