Teachers fight Gove over pay changes

On Thursday 17th October the teaching unions NUT and NASUWT held a strike and a rally in various parts of England, including London, to protest against the changes in teachers’ working conditions which are being put forward by Education Secretary Michael Gove. The three points central to the protest were pay conditions, the length of […]

SOAS staff strike over pay

On 31st October, staff at SOAS, and at universities across the country, took part in a one-day strike in a dispute over pay. The unions UCU, Unite and Unison, who represent academics and support staff, are asking the Universities and Colleges Employers Association (UCEA) to approve a pay rise in line with inflation, rather than […]