Industrial action


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19 Jan 2018

Following an indicative ballot where 75% of members voted for action over pay, thirty colleges across England are being balloted by UCU for better pay …

9 Nov 2017

At congress this year the General Secretary launched a commission to look into what would make effective industrial action. The commission has invited members from …

26 Oct 2017

University of Manchester UCU held a thoroughly successful strike over compulsory redundancies on the 23rd and 24th of October. The strike saw the biggest picket …

17 Oct 2017

Defending Pay and Pensions – Report from HEC, 13 October
UCU Higher Education Committee met on 13th October. Two key issues occupied the main discussion: pay and …

10 Oct 2017

The FEC met on Friday and overwhelmingly (only one vote against) agreed to launch an industrial ballot over this year’s national pay claim. The meeting …

6 Oct 2017

Leeds University UCU have escalated our action in defence of Statute protections and against the additional ground for dismissing staff: ‘Some Other Substantial Reason’ (SOSR).  …

5 Jul 2017

Who would have thought that the issue of lifting the public sector pay cap would become such a divisive one for the government? Gove, Johnson, …

27 Jun 2017

Support the London Region UCU Day of Action tomorrow Wednesday 28th June  to show solidarity with all those branches in the region who are in …

13 May 2017

A message from Manchester Met UCU
We believe we are the first UCU Branch to go to ballot under the new (anti) Trade Union Bill, and …

13 May 2017

Members of the UCU at the University of Brighton have successfully fought off an attempt by their management to achieve the de facto de-recognition of the …

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