Wednesday, 6 May 2009

Islington Tribune: 'Uni staff call strike'

HUNDREDS of lecturers and support staff at London Metropolitan University have voted for strike action in a row over massive jobs cuts.The university in Holloway Road has been hit by funding cuts and repayment demands of more than £50million after it wrongly claimed government funding for students who did not finish their courses. Union chiefs have criticised London Met for plans to claw back the deficit by axing at least 550 academic and staff posts – entire departments will be shut down under the proposals...

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