USS Valuation Statement Do you want to increase what you pay to 13.6 – 18.6% for a pension that is already in surplus? If not, prepare for action
USS has finally released its valuation proposals, giving a total cost of …
The meeting began with a 1 minute silence for Donna Coleman, a longstanding UCU member at Burnley College. She died last month after contracting Covid. She was just 42 years old. This was a painful reminder of what is at …
Too slow, too timid and too obstructive
HEC met on 26 February amid over a dozen universities making redundancies and victimising trade union activists. However, the resistance of members in branches means employers are not getting their own way. Branches …
Public Meeting – Cyfarfod Cyhoeddus
Thursday 4 March – 5.00pm – 6.30pm – Dydd Iau 4 Mawrth
In early January Mohamud Hassan was arrested by South Wales police in Cardiff, and died the following day after …
UCU Left recommends that delegates to Congress vote as follows:
motions 1, 24 and 30 remission of 9 and 16
all other motions and amendments all other motions even if unamended.
For any non delegates who want …
Collectivise the resistance
For a fighting democratic union
7.00pm Thursday 11 February
Chair: Bee Hughes UCU LJMU
Daniele Kebede NEU Senior Vice President Didem Derya Ozedimir Kaya, Solidarity with Bogazici University staff and students Dharminder Chuhan UCU
The new Skills for Jobs White Paper put colleges at the centre of an underfunded, narrow, skills-based and business-led plan.
TES article by Sean Vernell
Last week, the secretary of state for education, Gavin Williamson, finally launched the government’s
UCU members in Higher Education are being surveyed again.
But there is a real danger that the ‘Industrial Action Survey’ will be used, not as originally intended to build the current JNCHES trade dispute, but to reposition UCU’s …
UCU Left calls on members to vote for candidates who are committed to fighting for Health and Safety, workers’ rights, equality, and protecting the planet.
In the coming UCU NEC elections it is important all members vote. Low polls comfort only …