Wolverhampton College staff have been taking to the picket lines across three college sites in a dispute over pay. Members of the University and College Union (UCU) want a 5 per cent increase or £1,500 – whichever is greater – so the college can attract and keep.
A three-day strike started on 9 April. UCU regional official Anne O'Sullivan said: “It’s absolutely crucial that we build some momentum behind a campaign to improve teachers’ pay because they are the people who teach the next generation.”
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