Unison is balloting its members in Higher Education for strikes to win pay increases.
School teachers who want to defeat the welter of attacks coming from Tory education minister Michael Gove will have to organise at rank and file level, and challenge the leaders of our unions.
Friday, April 2
Arrive at the NUT Conference in Brighton expecting a lively and constructive weekend. Teachers are deeply angry about the Green Paper proposals for performance related pay.
Further Education workers at Lewisham-Southwark College will strike on Wednesday 17 July against departmental closure and job cuts.
The Floristry and Science departments at LeSoCo (Lewisham and Southwark College) are at risk of closure. These departments have provided our community with excellent services for many, many years.
Workers on council run golf courses in Brighton were due to strike on Wednesday 3 July against pay cuts of up to £4,000.
Refuse workers at Brighton Council have announced more strikes in their fight against pay cuts.
On 27 June, teachers in the North West of England will strike against government attacks on teachers’ pay.
Liverpool University has said it will sack 2,800 workers and rehire them on inferior contracts — or sack them if they refuse.
500 teachers marched in London on 25 June to show support for the strike by teachers in the North West on 27 June.
The demonstration was a credit to the activists who had brought delegations and banners from their schools, but no credit to the supposedly left-wing leadership of the National Union of Teachers.