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There is still power in a union – but it erodes...

In a society increasingly driven towards division, the UCU pensions dispute highlights the challenges facing worker solidarity

Oxford strike dates cancelled as crucial ballot draws to a close

Union members are currently voting on whether to accept the proposed deal, which if accepted could lead to an end to longstanding industrial action

New strike dates announced as UCU members consider deal

Union members will vote next week on whether to accept the proposal from Universities UK

Vice chancellor calls for calm as new pensions deal proposed

Under the proposed agreement, the current defined benefit pension scheme will remain until at least April 2019

Six colleges pushed for controversial pension reform

Leaked documents suggest that several colleges shared the University’s position on risk in the scheme

Finalist degrees jeopardised by external examiner resignations

Examiners have been called to resign in solidarity with the UCU strike, potentially disrupting the setting and marking of papers

Strikes to continue after academics reject new pension deal

A provisional agreement was made yesterday between the head negotiators of either side, but has now been rejected after pressure from UCU members

Pension dispute resolution in sight

An agreement has now been provisionally made, with strike action expected to end on Wednesday

UCU Strike: Pensions vote blocked at University governing body

The required threshold of 20 members stood to suspend the debate, leading to protests outside the Sheldonian

Dons set for showdown with vice chancellor over pensions dispute

Congregation, the university’s governing body, will meet in an attempt by around 150 dons to reverse Oxford’s position on the USS pension scheme