Carlisle College Picket Line gets Media Attention!

Mike McBride, Terry Jones and Julie Bryson on picket duty Joining many other lecturers across the region, UCU members picketed outside of Carlisle College campus to show their anger about pay. Thursday 24th April 2008 saw a massive show of strength across the public sector and with picket lines outside most colleges, these got media…

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Newcastle College Branch unveil their new banner!

Picket Lines at Newcastle College began at 6.55a.m. on Thursday 24th April as UCU members took strike action to join the national campaign for better pay and the Branch had organised a new banner, a barbecue, negotiated free teas and coffees for all strikes from the local deli, and pickets with children who were off…

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New College Durham UCU Branch and Middlesbrough College UCU send representatives to Public Sector Rally in Newcastle

Stella Thornton, Kay Murray and Kevin Mochrie from New College Durham Showing support from their Branch at the rally Why are they taking action? Kay Murray, UCU Rep, says why she is on strike for better pay: http://www.socialistworker.co.uk/art.php?id=14733 Branch Chair David Branson and UCU Rep Cameron from Middlesbrough College Packed out with protestors UCU and…

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