University workers strike
By Ollie Moore
The strikes by higher education workers in the University and College Union (UCU) around pensions, pay, and workload, running from 25 November to 4 December, have seen significant student support.
A UCU striker in Cambridge sent this report of picketing at his university to Solidarity:
“There was a much noisier response from the road traffic today [27 November] where the West Cambridge picket is based. Possibly a sign that locally the news that a major strike is going on has got through.
“It genuinely also felt like fewer people were crossing our picket