Campaigns


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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 …

23 Jun 2018

This sector conference was called after at least 28 branches passed motions requisitioning a special meeting (20 branches’ motions were officially accepted). This is nearly …

20 Jun 2018

Don’t give the JEP wriggle-room to impose cuts. Don’t let UCU leaders grab defeat from the jaws of victory

Today’s Special Higher Education Sector Conference represents a watershed moment for UCU in a dispute that has transformed our union. Nearly half of all USS branches passed calling motions for today’s conference in order to hold our leadership to account. Why did the USS dispute end the way it did? How do we prepare to restart it if the current settlement reached unravels?

11 Jun 2018

On Saturday 9th June, around 80 UCU members, all but one or two of whom attended this year’s congress two weeks ago, came together in …

7 Jun 2018

The Casualised – at the heart of the Union.
Christina Paine
UCU is in transformation through grassroots organisation for the USS and FE strikes. We saw an …

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