UCU’s national executive committee have voted to take strike action on Thursday 10 May alongside other unions in an ongoing row over changes to members’ pension schemes.
UCU members in England and Wales who are part of the Teachers’ Pension Scheme will join civil service union PCS and parts of the Unite union on strike.
Rally and demo, London strike day, 28 March.
Assemble for march: 11am MALET STREET, WC1E 7HY nr. Goodge Street, Tottenham Court Road, Russell Square, Holborn, Euston. Bike rack facility close by.
Followed by MARCH TO WESTMINSTER
UCU and NUT members will march through central London, with protestors due to assemble outside Malet Street from [...]
On Friday, the NEC agreed that the union’s London TPS members would take action alongside colleagues from NUT on 28 March. It was also agreed to defer a decision about action elsewhere in the country until the PCS union’s Executive had met. That meeting has now taken place and PCS have decided NOT to take [...]
Yesterday (15 March), the National Union of Teachers (NUT) National Executive met and agreed to ask their London membership only to take strike action on 28 March. Today our NEC has considered this and agreed to ask UCU’s TPS members in London to also take strike action on 28 March.
The NEC also agreed to [...]
UCU’s public sector pensions consultative ballots have now closed. The results are being discussed by a special meeting of the National Executive Committee on 16 March:
1. Do you support further strike action beginning with a national one day strike on March 28 alongside other unions?
Further Education (England and Wales) Yes 5,250 (62.9%), No 3,102 [...]
UCU’s NEC today voted to take strike action on 28 March subject to a consultative ballot. The union will campaign for members to reject the government’s proposals and support industrial action starting with a strike on 28 March.
The NEC agreed to withdraw its previous call for strike action on 1 March and [...]