Cleaners Dispute at CONEL

On Friday 8 November cleaners at the College of Haringey, Enfield and North East London (CONEL) in Tottenham led a noisy protest against plans by cleaning contractor Ocean to cut their contracts from 51 to 39 weeks in the year …

Winning the HE Dispute

Here is a document with some notes and suggestions for the work activists will be undertaking in their branches and regions in building towards winning the HE dispute.

1. Preparing for the strike on 31st October in your workplace 

UCU Left National Conference

Building the fight back in post-16 education

Flyer online here.

A conference for all UCU activists. Speakers from other unions fighting austerity and from current campaigns.

Sessions on organising action and solidarity in our pay campaigns, campaigning against zero-hours …

HE Pay dispute leaflet

Following from the recent HEC which took place on the 28th June and is reported back on here, UCU Left has put together a leaflet for members to use in their branches to campaign for a Yes vote in …

Congress 2013 Report Back

Delegates vote for national campaigns over education and pay.

UCU’s Annual Congress last week saw lively debates, a mood among delegates to build resistance to austerity and cuts, and a range of policies adopted which can ensure the union mobilises

Employers withdraw FE Pay offer!

Taken from UCU Branch Officers Update.

At yesterdays national pay talks (16 May) the AOC took their 0.5% pay offer off the table. This move, unprecedented in the history of pay negotiations for the sector, was in response to the …

Defend Jobs Defend Education @ Chesterfield College

70 Jobs under threat.

Lecturers prepare to take action to defend education provision.

Lecturers at Chesterfield College, members of the University & College Union (UCU) are preparing to ballot for possible strike action over the College management’s plans to impose