Industrial action


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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 …

30 Nov 2016

UCU at grave risk
The NEC met against a background of major threats to those working in Higher and Further education. The HE Bill had its …

25 Oct 2016

UCU Left urges a vote against accepting the pay offer and in favour of continuing industrial action in the pay consultation. UCU Higher Education Committee …

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