Both the UCU and RCN called off their strikes last month, claiming "significant progress" and "intensive talks." But why did they back down when they had the upper hand? The Socialist delves into the leaderships' undemocratic and lackluster strategy, and presents a fighting strategy to win.
2023 looks set to be marked by a renewed upswing in industrial action as more strike ballots are being returned successfully. The National Education Union (NEU) in Britain, as well as Scottish teachers are joining the strike action. Likewise the ongoing struggles in Royal Mail, health and the Universities are set to continue.
By Matt Kilsby, Socialist Alternative (ISA in England, Wales & Scotland) Not a day goes by without more…