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London Met UCU members voted for strike action

Dear colleagues and friends,

As you will now have been informed London Met UCU members have voted by 63% to take strike action to demand the reinstatement of our union reps: Mark Campbell and David Hardman, and as importantly to escalate our fight against the compulsory redundancies that a large number of members are still being pooled for. 253 more words


Why pay someone when you can starve them instead?

Junior doctors were told this morning by the NHS standards board MGC (General Medical Council) that they should call off their five-day strike, due to start on the 12th of September. 460 more words

Social Politics

Block moulders embark on strike action over increasing rate of cement, granites, other building materials

The National Association of Block molders of Nigeria yesterday began a five-day warning strike over the increasing price of building construction materials such as granite, cement and others. 83 more words


Letter of support from Sally Hunt, UCU General Secretary

Dear colleague

As you will be aware, your union UCU is balloting you to ask whether you are prepared to take industrial action over redundancies and the dismissal of UCU union reps at London Metropolitan University. 186 more words


What Hunt is trying to force onto junior doctors

Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt says this is the worst NHS strike in history.  Doctors are by definition there to help patients, so why are they taking this action and what is Hunt trying to force upon them?   19 more words