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List of union activity and strikes as of May 27th

    Why are we worth less?’ ask strikers at Tesco hub by ALISTAIR FARROW WORKERS AT a Tesco distribution hub in Dagenham, east London have struck over pay. Their action is raising wider questions about how workers can take … Continue reading

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Support the strikers at TGI Fridays

Dear colleagues Please can you add your support to this petition and circulate to friends, family and colleagues. As you’ll see TGI workers are on strike today and Unite are keen to get over the 10,000 message mark to show … Continue reading

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Pay survey

London National Education Union (NUT Section) is about to launch a Greater London Pay campaign. To help ensure this campaign is successful we need your help with these three steps. 1) Take our pay survey. 2) RSVP to join us on 30 June … Continue reading

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Pay campaign update

Teachers across the capital have faced years of pay cuts and cost of living rises. We want to hear from you about the impact that years of pay cuts have had on you Once you have completed this survey, please … Continue reading

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Refuge week coming soon

Dear colleague Refugee Week takes place from 18-24 June 2018. In its 20th year, the National Education Union is proud to be the first ever education union to partner. We hope you will get involved and use some of the … Continue reading

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Tories plan new grammar school scam

THE TORIES unveiled plans to hand selective grammar schools £50 million last week—while slashing funding for state schools. The news has infuriated teachers, parents and education campaigners. Jess is a teacher and member of the national executive committee of the … Continue reading

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Anger on show at TUC demo in London

OVER 25,000 trade unionists and campaigners marched through London on the TUC union federation’s “New deal for working people” demonstration last Saturday. It called for a minimum wage of £10 an hour now, a ban on zero hours contracts and … Continue reading

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Demonstration against Pearson and Bridge International

On Friday 4 May 2018, the National Education Union demonstrated outside the Pearson Annual General Meeting (AGM) to protest against the corporation’s investment in so-called Low-Fee Private Schools provider Bridge. Bridge is one of the largest education for-profit companies in … Continue reading

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NEU comment on Damian Hinds’ speech

Commenting on the Education Secretary’s speech, Kevin Courtney, Joint General Secretary of the National Education Union, said: “Whilst a clarification of the differing roles of Regional Schools Commissioners and Ofsted in school accountability is useful, and schools will welcome this … Continue reading

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Kevin Courtney, Joint General Secretary of the National Education Union, comments on plans announced today by Damian Hinds, the Secretary of State for Education.

“Education in our country is facing real problems – mental health issues for our children, a growing teacher recruitment and retention crisis, and huge funding cuts. This Government seems to have no idea how to tackle these problems and is … Continue reading

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