|1||SWG report and recommendations||HEC||Remit, because the last bullet point is potentially unconstitutional and could be used to silence negotiators
Oppose if not remitted*
|2||Call for indefinite strike action||Sheffield||Against, in favour of later|
In the ballot for industrial action, union members in their tens of thousands voted overwhelmingly for strike action and ASOS (including a marking boycott). When members were asked, “should we fight on?”, they voted YES.
Now, in an historic vote, …
We all know we are in the fight of our lives.
But the General Secretary’s ‘new plan of action for the four fights dispute’ is a radical-sounding document that abandons the Four Fights dispute until a year’s time, and pulls …
The issue of union democracy has again become important in the context of UCU’s higher education disputes.
Many members are wondering how the Higher Education Committee (HEC) could blatantly ignore the views expressed at the previous Branch Delegate Meeting (BDM) …
Monday 9th August 5:00pm
Speakers include UCU Left members on the UCU SWG: Marion Hersh, Deepa Driver and Sunil Banga
USS is in crisis and our pensions are under threat, but it’s the artificial valuation …
After 15 months of HE and FE employers using the pandemic as a justification for attacking the jobs, pay and conditions of their staff, this year’s UCU Congress and Sector Conferences needed to orient and arm the union for a …
Our higher education institutions continue to be a battleground. Marketisation and competition push our employers to drive down the share of income spent on staffing and continually attack our pay, pensions and conditions.
At the same time, the Tories’ political …
7pm Monday 24 May
Zoom registration: http://bit.ly/UCUL02
John McDonnell MP
Juliana Ojinnaka NEC-elect, black members rep.
Bee Hughes NEC-elect, LGBT+ rep
Kevin Biderman Royal College of Art UCU
Jo McNeill Liverpool UCU and NEC
Sean Vernell NEC …
In this post we offer a suggested list of priority motions that your branch or region might like to consider when you respond to the UCU Congress and HESC 2021 prioritisation consultation.
We found the process of identifying motions that …