Union plans further action as lecturers’ dispute continues

Hundreds of teaching staff from Sheffield’s two universities joined strike action this month, with more disruption anticipated in a dispute over pension cuts, pay and working conditions. The University and College Union (UCU) are in dispute with the Universities UK and the Universities and Colleges Employers’ Association with 58 UK universities involved in this month’s industrial action. Sheffield Live! reporter Baillor Jalloh spoke to Ben Abell, a lecturer at Sheffield Hallam University.