Category: Action @ Newcastle College

Students show their support for strike at Newcastle College

Pickets were up early and ready to show the strength of feeling of UCU members at Newcastle College about the attack on pay and pensions for those working in FE Colleges.   Those working at Newcastle College had additional incentives to be angry as the College has begun proceedings to dismiss as redundant 171 staff…


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…