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25 Feb 2019

National Industrial Action: Developing a Strategy to Win
The result of UCU’s equalities and pay ballot is a contradictory and complex outcome. It is both disappointing …

16 Feb 2019

UCU HEC 15th February 2019
Equality and respect
HEC on 15th February has met a new low. And it has had some real lows at times. UCU …

28 Jan 2019

Voting in the Vice President & National Executive Committee elections starts on 1 February and closes on 1 March.

Jo McNeill is the UCU Left candidate for Vice President. Many universities and colleges have already organised hustings, if there isn’t one where you are, please contact Jo to invite her.

To get in touch with Jo and to find out more about her campaign, please see her website.

UCU Left recommends the following candidates for a member-led, democratic and fighting union. More…

24 Jan 2019

Success has a thousand parents, failure is an orphan. That the 2018 USS dispute transformed UCU everyone in the union accepts. Similarly, it was the members …

14 Jan 2019

Build the ballot over pay, equality, workload and casualisation

UCU has called a five-week ballot for industrial action over pay this term. It opens on Tuesday 15 January and closes on Friday 22 February. It is timed for the maximum duration while still allowing members to take hard-hitting strike action this term and hit exams next term. So if we win the ballot we can take serious action.

We need to get organised. More…

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

HEC members were presented with a report from a national official that accepted that we had received the best ballot result in a pay dispute …

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 …

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