UCU strike statement – Universities are at breaking point

Today saw the beginning of three days of strike action by the Universities and Colleges Union (UCU) at 58 institutions around the country. A further 42 institutions voted in favour of action but failed to meet the arbitrary 50% turnout threshold. Universities taking up the ‘four fights’ dispute are fighting for: Pay awards which keep […]

Statement on UCU Strike Action

The Young Communist League fully supports today’s announcement by the University and College Union (UCU) regarding upcoming strike action, beginning on 25 November. We not only recognise that this action has become necessary, we commend the UCU for taking the decision to strike in both of their disputes over changes to the Universities Superannuation Scheme […]

YCL Solidarity Statement with the University and College Union Strike

The Young Communist League stands in support of striking lecturers and post graduate tutors who begin a period of strike action today, Thursday 22 February 2018. The right to strike is a fundamental right of workers and their trade unions. Strike action is a central weapon in the arsenal of trade unions and often a […]