Education workers strike over pay

U.K.
Workers across higher education - from catering and cleaning workers to college lecturers and administrators - were involved in strike action on 31 October in protest at the 1% pay increase offered by employers. The unions point out that their members have lost 15% of purchasing power over the past four years and around 4000 employees are paid less than the living wage. [Read more at > UNISON->http://www.unison.org.uk/news/strike-over-phantom-pay-rise-leaves-universities-and-colleges-resembling-ghost-towns] [And at > Unite->http://www.unitetheunion.org/news/unite-university-staff-strike-tomorrow-over-pay-drought/] [And at > EPSU->http://www.epsu.org/a/9849]

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