Months of campaigning and industrial action win improved pay offer for FE workers which matches that of lecturers
Consultations see members agree pay rises for 2016/17 in both countries – UNISON calls on colleges in England to implement Association of Colleges offer as soon as possible
Further education committee agrees to talks, but further strikes remain a possibility
Members in English further education have until 4 November to respond to the consultation on the employers’ ‘first and final’ pay offer
National committee meets on 3 October to decide its recommendation, and arrangements for consultation
Statement from UNISON’s FE and sixth form committee
It was a pleasure to take part in the picket line at City and Islington College this morning as they took part in today’s national strike action. It’s clear from talking to members – like Nicola and Eleanor who I met this morning – that the scale of the problems faced in FE goes beyond cuts […]
Thousands of staff at further education colleges across England are set to walk out today (Wednesday) causing major disruption to lessons. Lecturers, librarians, technicians, cleaners and caretakers who belong to UNISON and the University and College Union (UCU) are among those taking part in the one-day strike over pay. The protest is against a recommended […]
Strike action is never taken on a whim – but sometimes it’s the only option when every other avenue has been exhausted.
Members of the University and College Union (UCU) and UNISON in further education colleges in England will be taking strike action on Wednesday 24 February in a row over pay.
Industrial action ballot sees 2-1 vote for strike and 4-1 for other action in English further education colleges
Find out if your college is being balloted for action – and phone 0800 0 857 857 if you have not got your ballot paper
Members working in further education in England urged to vote Yes to industrial action ballot following 0% ‘pay offer’