London Met fight

Submitted by Matthew on 1 June, 2011 - 2:35

As expected, the board of governors have done what management wanted and agreed all the cuts.

Now direct action and industrial action is inevitable. Unison are balloting for strike action, probably in late June; UCU will be striking on 30 June. They will also strike at the beginning of next term. Also students have to do a lot of mobilisation to get students to refuse to co-operate with the university’s procedures — to get students to refuse to transfer to other courses, for example. But university is breaking up and we will have to do that over the summer. We are facing a difficult battle. There will be a community march in Islington on 11 June.

Now the local decision has been made, we will need national pressure to up the ante and win.

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