On 1 October, members of teaching unions NUT and NASUWT will strike for one day in about one third of the country — including Yorkshire, the Midlands, and the Eastern region of England.
From the “Rally for Education” called by NUT and NASUWT on 14 September in London, I conclude that to combat Gove and the government, we will also have to organise at rank-and-file level, and challenge the leaders of our unions.
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.