HEC must listen to members – Start the fight now on USS and Four Fights
No decoupling of the disputes Escalating action now
The Higher Education Committee (HEC) met on Wednesday 18 January to take decisions about further action in …
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In the coming UCU NEC elections it is important all members vote. Low polls comfort only …
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USS is in crisis and our pensions are under threat, but it’s the artificial valuation …
15 Further Education colleges have been balloting their members over pay and conditions – all have successfully smashed through the government thresholds and voted overwhelmingly to take strike action in the Autumn term.
The 15 colleges are:
UCU’s Higher Education Committee voted last Friday to disregard the decisions of Conference 2021 and delay holding a
Special HE Sector Conference (SHESC) until September 9th. See UCU Left’s report of the HEC meeting.
A Conference motion called for …
Report of Higher Education Committee of Friday 2nd July
Meeting for the first time since annual Congress and Sector Conferences, UCU’s Higher Education Committee decided on Friday to delay a Special HE Sector Conference (SHESC) until after the summer.
… The shape of the workplace after the pandemic will be a major negotiating issue for trade unions. In these negotiations the issues of equality, workloads and surveillance will be important. The traditional trade union agenda around homeworking was to support the
A largely uneventful meeting of the newly constituted NEC took place on 18th June. The key substantive issues were as follows.
Following delivery of her report (see the
video), the General Secretary was questioned about the rationale for the …
HE branches have received a circular from UCU Head of Higher Education which says that following the Sector Conference, it is now necessary to consult members on the pay and USS campaigns.
Branches are instructed to call Emergency General Meetings …