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23 Sep 2016

Election re-run
The election of a representative of disabled members from the FE sector is being re-run due to an error made by Electoral Reform Services. …

23 Sep 2016

Dispute
UCU at University of Leicester declared an official dispute with the university leadership team on 31 July over the threat of compulsory redundancies. In April …

14 Sep 2016

Three of the four other higher education trade unions are now balloting and will hopefully soon be joining UCU in taking industrial action on pay, …

14 Sep 2016

UCU has called a series of pay briefing meetings at the end of September to discuss the stepping up of the pay dispute in HE. …

28 Jul 2016

UCU Left National Conference 2016.
Defend education from the cradle to the grave – a strategy to win.
*Saturday 24th of September 10:30 – 4:30pm – Birkbeck …

17 Jul 2016

The Government is rushing the HE Bill through to its Second Reading in the House of Commons. The Second Reading has been called for Tuesday 19 July.
The NUS, …

6 Jul 2016

The biggest rounds of applause came at three moments. The first was when a junior doctor announced the result from their ballot – a 2:1 rejection of the government’s offer. The second was when Kevin Courtney, acting NUT General Secretary, argued that it was not immigrant children who were to blame for rising class sizes but government cuts in funding. The third was when John McDonnell announced that Jeremy Corbyn would not be resigning.

4 Jul 2016

Below is a statement in support of Jeremy Corbyn signed by UCU NEC members all in personal capacity

The attempt by Labour MPs to oust Jeremy …

28 Jun 2016

South Downs College staff to strike as deal on pay and conditions rejected

UCU members at South Downs College start a four day walkout today in …

26 Jun 2016

…Millions of people have voted to leave the EU as a direct result of years of austerity and economic decline.
The UCU rejects any attempt to use the ‘Leave’ vote to impose further austerity measures…
We will determinedly oppose any attempt by politicians to use the vote to restrict the rights of migrant workers and refugees..

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