Tag: strikes

“We need to continue to fight for not just our pay and pensions, but...

"We are striking not because we do not care about our students, but because we do."

NUT: holding the line or fighting to win?

Rob Owen, Croydon NUT young members officer, argues that, despite the reticence of other unions, if teachers want to defeat Gove's reforms they need to keep fighting.

The year that Goldsmiths’ students supported the miners strike: an activist’s account

On the 30th anniversary of the start of the 1984-85 miners strike, Colin Revolting remembers the support and solidarity he and other students offered towards those on strike.

Solidarity with SOAS cleaners

Cleaners at SOAS will strike tomorrow and Wednesday in an ongoing effort to be brought in-house.

Lambeth College staff vote to ballot for strike action

At a packed branch meeting on Wednesday, members of UCU and Unison voted to ballot for indefinite strike action over proposed new contracts.

Solidarity on the tube strike picket lines

Members of North London rs21 report from the picket line at Finsbury Park station.

Portugal: Telemedicine workers strike against layoffs

(picture from Apoio S24) Portuguese workers in a health call centre have gone on strike for the second time in a month, reports João Camargo  On Friday more than half of the 400 workers of the...

UCU strike: outrage, resentment and cheeky chants

UCU union members in higher education went on strike across England and Wales today for two hours.

Leicester teachers strike against bullying

(Report and picture from Mike Thompson) More than 50 teachers at Gateway Sixth Form College, Leicester, took strike action on Tuesday 14 January as part of a dispute over classroom observation policy. The policy, imposed...
Chicago teachers' rally 1 April 2016, banners read "Strike 4 Justice, Fight For Funding" and "Rock Beats Scissors, Solidarity Beats Cuts"

On strikes, generally speaking

Luke Evans has written a piece looking at the different ways Marxists and non-Marxists have understood the notion of a general strike.