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9 Nov 2018

HE votes to re-ballot and campaign on pay, equality, casulisation and workload – prepare to organise and fight

Following a serious debate about strategy, delegates at Wednesday’s HE Sector Conference voted to relaunch a hard-hitting national pay campaign, focusing on pay, equality, casualisation and workload.

2 Nov 2018

The fight for fair pay is also a fight for the wellbeing of students, writes UCU’s Sean Vernell

The University and College Union will be re-balloting its branches who failed to get across the 50 per cent threshold before the Christmas break. Despite achieving the best turn-out in a national ballot for over a decade, with 85 per cent of those who voted supporting strike action for fair pay, union laws make it illegal for our union to act.If these thresholds were applied to a council or board of governors’ election, there would be many empty places and seats. The new laws were never designed to bring about more democracy. These laws were introduced to prevent working people using their human right to withdraw their labour when they feel that an injustice is taking place.

10 Oct 2018

Wednesday 17 October
Please find below details of two important meetings in Manchester on the evening before the Special Congress.

At 7pm there is a meeting called …

2 Sep 2018

Frank Field’s resignation from the Labour Party last week has brought about further Orwellian interpretations about who is a racist and anti-semite and who isn’t.
Field’s …

1 Sep 2018

Report of the joint union (RMT, UNITE, UCU, UVW, IWGB) conference on precarious workers. It was a day of hard training and solidarity and demonstrates …

1 Sep 2018

Election runs from 3rd – 28th September
Equality Campaigns
The magnificent industrial action this year by members in universities and colleges shows that a serious fightback can …

31 Aug 2018

Leaflet: FE for a united pay fightback
All employers have now been sent notification declaring a dispute and announcing an industrial ballot.  The ballot will open on …

29 Aug 2018

The UCU pay campaign ballot starts on Thursday 30th August. Vote YES to industrial action and YES to action short of strike. We need a campaign to address not just falling pay but also pay inequalities, casualisation and excessive workloads.

23 Jun 2018

NEC1187 Motions from members
NEC1187A Motions and amendments from members

It’s official: Members and branches run this union
UCU NEC has accepted that the Recall Congress of UCU …

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