College staff stage rally in front of Holyrood
Friday 18th Mar 2016
posted by Zoe Streatfield in Britain
TORIES have targeted further education “because most people don’t pay attention to it,” striking lecturers said yesterday.
Lecturers and support staff said their pay had declined by 17.1 per cent in real terms over the past five years.
But college bosses...
Thursday 25th Feb 2016
posted by Conrad Landin in Britain
THOUSANDS of further education staff at colleges across England were set to walk out on strike today in a pay dispute.
Lecturers, librarians, technicians, cleaners, caretakers and others who are members of public service union Unison and the University and College Union (UCU) are...
Wednesday 24th Feb 2016
posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain
Wednesday 16th Dec 2015
posted by Lamiat Sabin in Britain
THOUSANDS of further education workers in England will be balloted for industrial action in a row over pay.
Public-sector union Unison said yesterday that the vote, in the New Year, is in response to a “non-offer” of 0 per cent from national employers.
Saturday 5th Dec 2015
posted by Morning Star in Britain
FOUR in 10 sixth form and further education (FE) colleges could be forced to shut forever under Tory plans to cut £1.6 billion, the Labour Party warned yesterday.
Academics’ union UCU members, striking against a 17 per cent real-terms pay cut over five years, gave shadow...
Wednesday 11th Nov 2015
COLLEGE workers down their pens across England today over bosses’ attempts to freeze their pay.
Further education union UCU members at more than 200 colleges are furious that bosses’ group the Association of Colleges has recommended freezing wages despite a real-terms cut...
Tuesday 10th Nov 2015
EDUCATION campaigners furious over the government’s planned cuts to adult learning delivered a 42,000-strong petition to Downing Street yesterday demanding an end to the Tories’ proposals.
Over 20 organisations — including unions UCU, Unite, GMB and the TUC —...
Saturday 27th Jun 2015
Thursday 20th Nov 2014