All Articles: industrial action
University strikes: what do they mean for international students and staff?
Today sees the start of industrial action, including strikes, across 60 universities. Members of the University and Colleges Union are striking over pensions, pay and conditions for the next eight days, with other forms of action planned when they ret ...25th November 2019
Welcome news for sponsored workers who go on strike
Taking part in strike action can be stressful enough. But for migrant workers who are sponsored by their employer, striking has also had the potential to place their immigration status in the UK at risk. This is because the Home Office’s positio ...23rd July 2018
University strikes: the implications for Tier 2 and 5 sponsorship
Thousands of staff at more than 60 universities around the country have gone on strike, starting today. Some members of the University College Union (UCU), which has called the strike, will be non-EU nationals sponsored under the relevant university ...22nd February 2018