Scottish further education workers win battle for pay fairness

Months of campaigning and industrial action win improved pay offer for FE workers which matches that of lecturers

Further education pay rises agreed in England and Wales

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

UNISON and Scottish FE employers to talk at Acas

Further education committee agrees to talks, but further strikes remain a possibility

FE consultation on English employers’ offer now open

Members in English further education have until 4 November to respond to the consultation on the employers’ ‘first and final’ pay offer

English FE members to be consulted on 1%/£250 pay offer

National committee meets on 3 October to decide its recommendation, and arrangements for consultation

Looking forward – further education pay campaign

Statement from UNISON’s FE and sixth form committee

Further education cuts show what this government is capable of

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 […]

UCU and UNISON back strike action by further education college staff

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 […]

Zero. Nothing. Zilch. That’s not an offer, it’s an insult

Strike action is never taken on a whim – but sometimes it’s the only option when every other avenue has been exhausted.

Staff to strike in further education colleges on 24 February

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.

Demonstration at Poplar College

FE members vote for action on pay

Industrial action ballot sees 2-1 vote for strike and 4-1 for other action in English further education colleges

FE pay ballot helpline opens

Find out if your college is being balloted for action – and phone 0800 0 857 857 if you have not got your ballot paper

FE members urged to vote Yes in industrial action ballot

Members working in further education in England urged to vote Yes to industrial action ballot following 0% ‘pay offer’