University strike: tens of thousands of staff walk out across UK

2019-11-27T08:17:42-08:00November 27th, 2019|Categories: Pension Reform|Tags: , , |

Universities across the UK are facing widespread disruption after tens of thousands of lecturers and other staff walked out on strike in protest over pay cuts, increased pension costs and deteriorating conditions. Union leaders reported a strong show of support on Monday for the industrial action, which will last eight days and could extend into the new year with a second wave of strikes if staff demands are not met. Pickets had been set up at 60 universities that [...]