Students’ bid for UK strike compensation ‘passes legal milestone’

“More than 1,000 students have joined a legal bid to force UK universities to pay millions of pounds in compensation for teaching time lost during the recent strike action, according to the law firm running the claim. The move for direct compensation for students affected by the industrial dispute over pensions could cost some larger universities as much as £10 million each, according to law firm Asserson, which has previously promoted the claim in the media …” (more)

[Jack Grove, Times Higher Education, 24 April]

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