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UCU Ballot results in no strike, as turnout falls below threshold again

UCU Ballot results in no strike, as turnout falls below threshold again

For the second time in four months, the required 50% threshold to cause strike action was not reached
UCU strike off as UoM members fall short of threshold

UCU strike off as UoM members fall short of threshold

UCU strike over pay unlikely to go ahead as only 7 institutions reach required turnout.
98 per cent of junior doctors vote for strikes

98 per cent of junior doctors vote for strikes

An overwhelming amount of junior doctors have voted in favour of strikes against the new government contracts proposed by Health Secretary, Jeremy Hunt
Union announces formal Trade Dispute and possible strike action

Union announces formal Trade Dispute and possible strike action

The Manchester branch of the University and College Union has announced it will ballot its members for industrial action over the outsourcing of IT jobs
Vote for policies, not personalities

Vote for policies, not personalities

Exercising our democratic rights is fundamental to getting the kind of government we deserve. It’s easy to get caught up in the leaders’ rhetoric or be overwhelmed by the amount of information available, but we can hold our politicians to account by voting on the 7th of May
The government won’t listen to apathy – use your vote

The government won’t listen to apathy – use your vote

Guest contributor Kris McDermott debunks the myth that not voting will make a difference—make your voice heard on the 7th of May if you want things to change

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