UCU announces all strike dates for Lancaster Uni students

All 18 days of strike action have now been confirmed

Following the announcement last week that the first of 18 strike dates will commence on 1st February, the UCU has confirmed the other 17 strike days across February and March.

The full dates of the strike action are the 9th, 10th, 14th, 15th, 16th, 21st, 22nd, 23rd, 27th and 28th of February. This will be followed by strikes across the 1st, 2nd, 16th, 17th, 20th, 21st and 22nd of March.

via @ucu on Twitter

70,000 members within the union are striking in an ongoing campaign for better pay, pensions and the end of insecure contracts in the face of the cost of living crisis.

The UCU will meet with the Universities and Colleges Employers Association on the 25th of January to discuss the pay offer of 4-5% to avoid disruption, which the UCU has declared is “not enough”.

UCU General Secretary, Jo Grady, said: ”A resolution can be reached, but that is in the gift of university vice-chancellors who need to urgently reassess their priorities and deliver a deal that benefits staff and students. From February, our union will begin reballoting its members to allow action to continue through the rest of the academic year, should they continue to drag their feet.”

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