Strikewatch: The colleges with staff on the picket line in 2023

Union members' fight for fair pay continues

Union members' fight for fair pay continues

Strikes are hitting colleges up and down the country this year as staff continue to fight for fair pay and better working conditions.

Here’s all the action that has been announced so far in 2023.

January

NameDisputed pay offerStrike days
Sparsholt College£850 consolidated rise + one off £4504
Sheffield College2.5%4

February

NameDisputed pay offerStrike days
Havant and South Downs College3% + one off £4002

March

NameDisputed pay offerStrike days
City College NorwichUp to 5.1%2

April

NameDisputed pay offerStrike days
Havant and South Downs College3% + one off £4002
Newham Sixth Form CollegeWorking conditions dispute30

May

NameDisputed pay offerStrike days
Darlington College3%2
Bradford College3.2%14
City College NorwichUp to 5.1%2
Kirklees College2.5%4
Barnet & Southgate College2.5%3
Manchester College4.25%12

June

NameDisputed pay offerStrike days
Leeds City CollegeUp to 4%4
Harrogate CollegeUp to 4%4
Kirklees College2.5%4
Bradford College3.2%4
Tyne Coast College2.5%2

September

NameDisputed pay offerStrike days
Kirklees CollegeUp to 9.7%4
Barnsley College2%1
York College2.5% + non-consolidated payment ranging from £300 to £8002

November

NameDisputed pay offerStrike days
Bede Sixth Form College, NETA Training Group, Stockton Riverside College, The Skills Academy and Redcar and Cleveland College3%3
Kirklees College10% plus backdated minimum rise of £2,000 and minimum pay increased to real living wage2

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