Why We Must Support the Lecturer Strike

In a recent ballot, University and College Union (UCU) members, who make up about a third of lecturers and support staff on campus, overwhelmingly backed supporting strike action with 88% of voters in favour. As such, there is set to be 14 days of strike action to take place in February and March. With the University of Liverpool being one of the 61 universities affected it is vital that the reasoning for the strike – and why you should support it – is understood. The strike action comes after negotiations over changes to the pensions of staff between the...

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