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13 Sep 2018

After more than ten meetings and careful consideration of the state of the USS pension scheme’s finances, the USS Joint Expert Panel (JEP) has concluded …

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 Aug 2018

Marketisation is destroying education in our colleges, universities, prisons and the adult education sector. UCU is at a crossroads – how do we get the …

14 Aug 2018

This evolving European framework for pension provision has been a significant factor in the reinforcing of the drive towards the replacement of Defined Benefit pensions with Defined Contribution pensions. The DC pension market is a market where high commissions and profits can be created, at the expense of the individual seeking a secure future pension.

26 Jul 2018

UCU Left is encouraging people to vote for the following candidates for USS Dispute Committee

Tim Wilson (University of Dundee)
Gholam Khiabany (Goldsmiths, University of London)
Karen Evans (University of Liverpool)
Jo Grady (University of Sheffield)

30 Jun 2018

The HEC of UCU is the body, made up of elected representatives of HE members, charged with carrying out work related to the HE sector. This report was compiled by Carlo Morelli, Christina Paine, Marion Hersh and Sean Wallis.

26 Jun 2018

 
In view of the decisions at the two recent HE sector conferences it seems appropriate that the UCU negotiators write brief reports for members of …

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?

18 Jun 2018

London Region UCU has called a lobby of the NEC meeting on Friday from 10:15 to 11 at UCU HQ in Carlow Street, Mornington Crescent, …

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