Report back from UCU Congress 2012

This report is available as a PDF to distribute in branches here.

Last weekends Congress and sector conferences reflected a growing sense of anger and frustration in the colleges and universities at the assault on education, education workers and …

#M10 Strike Reports

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In Nottingham, we had a very successful strike with our colleagues from PCS, Unite, Aslef and others today.  In terms of how the strike was observed by members of UCU,

Current Disputes

1.       A growing number of branches are facing redundancies – nearly 800 redundancies in just 23 colleges so far.  Chesterfield College is balloting on this now, as are Sussex Downs and Croydon. Richmond College held a 3 day strike

Building for strike action on M10.

UCU members in FE and post-92 HE institutions will be out on strike on 10thMay, alongside PCS and UNITE (Health and Ministry of Defence) in support of the campaign to defend public sector pensions.  This will be an …

NEC Votes to Join May 10th Strike Action

At today’s special NEC meeting the TPS members of the NEC voted 23 to 9 to join with PCS and Unite (in health and the MoD), Nipsa and RMT in taking national strike action on Thursday 10th May. May 10th

Campaign Appeal

Since Natfhe and the AUT merged five years ago to form the University and College Union, UCU Left has worked hard to build stronger branch and regional organisation in order to promote the defence of post-16 education and to fight …