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UCU strike sparks student outrage

Petitions and open letters have been sent to Manchester University demanding refunds for potential lost lectures

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Students launch ‘boycott First’ campaign

First bus drivers at the Rusholme Depot are paid up to £5000 a year less than colleagues working at the First’s Queen’s Road base just five miles away

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WE’RE ON STRIKE: staff to protest job cuts

With many seminars and lectures cancelled, University of Manchester students are set to join striking staff and demonstrate against the proposed staff cuts

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Transport workers strike across Manchester

Industrial action has caused rail and bus delays across the North West this week

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University staff vote ‘yes’ to strike action

Students have told The Mancunion that the university is “totally disregarding the livelihoods of their employees”

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Academics to walk out over “insulting” pay levels

Staff will stage a strike next Thursday and Friday as well as refusing to work overtime or set extra work from the 25th onwards

Junior doctors Kate and Alex. Photo: The Mancunion

Deal reached in Junior Doctors dispute subject to membership ballot

Following months of disagreement which saw the first-ever strike by doctors, an agreement has been reached on Junior Doctor contracts

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Survey reveals British public stands behind all-out junior doctor strike

Of those who participated in the survey, most blamed the continued dispute over junior doctor contracts on the Department of Health

Medics strike in January. Photo: The Mancunion

Public support for junior doctors stays strong as third strike is carried out

Medics walked out for the third time on Wednesday 9th March—ahead of two more 48-hour strikes in April

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Open University staff vote for strike action

Hundreds of jobs are at stake as the Open University proposes closures of seven centres around the UK

In 2006, boycotts threatened student's degrees, but now the UCEA shows us how little they care. Photo: Wikimedia Commons

Academic Cold War

The only product of UCU strikes is mutually assured destruction. In this sum game, it’s the students who are hurting, argues David Brierley

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Universities enter marking boycott against pension reductions

Since the 6th of November the University and College Union has engaged in an industrial dispute with UK universities concerning changes to lecturers’ pensions