Workers in higher education strike over pay

U.K.
Members of Unison working in higher education - caterers, cleaners, security guards and student support staff - will join teachers in a third one-day strike over pay on 6 February. Low paid staff in higher education who have seen their pay fall by 13% in real terms over the past five years but universities are refusing to increase their 1% pay offer. More than 4,000 higher education workers are currently paid below the living wage, which is £7.65 (€9.30) an hour or £8.80 (€10.70) an hour in London. [Read more at > Unison->http://www.unison.org.uk/news/higher-education-workers-to-walk-out-for-third-day-over-pay]

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