Pay strikes hit further education colleges

January 31, 2019 10:54 pm

Lambeth College in south London (Pic: Guy Smallman) Workers at 12 colleges across England began a two-day strike on Tuesday to demand more pay. UCU union members at a 13th college, Kendal, will join the strike on Wednesday. The action is the second wave of strikes in the pay battle...

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The 10 Worst US Airports for Flight Delays

January 31, 2019 4:54 pm

The best US airports for getting where you where you want to be on time! Flying these day’s can be a hassle as it is. No one has time to deal with delays. So here is our guide of the worst airports to fly through if you are trying to get somewhere on...

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NOVELTEA strikes deal to take its tea to China | Business Up North

January 29, 2019 4:54 pm

(l-r): Vincent Efferoth, Tom Justice, Amy Wanless and Lukas Passia. North East based alcoholic tea suppliers NOVELTEA are exporting their Alcoholic Tea Blends to China after securing a new agreement with an investment and distribution company with strong links in Asia. NOVELTEA, set up by former Newcastle University graduates and...

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College strikes—‘The money is there for education’

January 25, 2019 4:55 pm

Striking in South London in 2018 (Pic: Guy Smallman) UCU union members at 16 colleges were set to strike on Tuesday of next week. The walkout is the second wave of action in a battle over pay. The bosses’ Association of Colleges has offered a ­below-inflation rise of 1 percent. Yet...

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College strikes—‘The money is there for education’

January 25, 2019 4:55 pm

Striking in South London in 2018 (Pic: Guy Smallman) UCU union members at 16 colleges were set to strike on Tuesday of next week. The walkout is the second wave of action in a battle over pay. The bosses’ Association of Colleges has offered a ­below-inflation rise of 1 percent. Yet...

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More rail misery for Sunderland and Hartlepool passengers after fresh strikes called – Sunderland Echo

January 19, 2019 10:54 pm

Rail passengers face more strike misery after a new round of weekend strikes were called. Travellers using Sunderland, Seaham, Hartlepool, Seaton Carew and Billingham stations now face reduced timetables on Northern services on the first three Saturdays of February. Northern passengers face more strike misery in February. The union action...

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