Sparks wildcat in the face of pay cuts and legal threats

After Balfour Beatty force the cancellation of an official strike ballot, electricians walk out anyway.

Voices of the Manchester strike

Thousands marched through the streets of Manchester today in support of public sector strikes called against proposed pension reforms and in opposition to the government’s austerity drive. Trade unionists in the city took part in industrial action involving hundreds of thousands of workers nationwide.

Fight university cuts: bust the myths

As thousands of young people up and down the country fight the government's education reforms, Cristina Delgado Garcia and Luke Yates outline some of the myths about the fee increases and the cuts, and explain why the government’s attack on universities needs to be resisted.

Manchester College staff strike back

Staff at Manchester College struck today over the imposition of new contracts, which include cuts to pay and holiday entitlements.

Manchester College cuts off contact with UCU as staff vote for strike action

Principal of The Manchester College (TMC) Peter Tavernor has severed ties with the University and College Union (UCU), following its sucessful ballot for strike action over the imposition of new contracts.