USS results update: Keep up the fight

University of Liverpool UCU demonstration 1 April

The USS results followed the pattern of the Four Fights votes. Twenty-four branches secured a mandate for action. This is obviously considerably fewer than in the last round, but that’s not the whole story.

The votes for action were strong. …

Report of HEC meeting – 4 April

University of Liverpool UCU demonstration 1 April

Get the vote out and escalate our action to win

The left on the Higher Education Committee today fought off attempts to wind down the Four Fights and USS disputes.

As activists across the country were intensifying their GTVO efforts …

VP and NEC election results

UCU Left congratulates all the successful candidates in the UCU elections. We would like to thank all those members who voted for UCU Left candidates and helped us achieve some excellent results.

Our candidates did extremely well in general, winning …

Solidarity with Staffordshire University UCU

UCU members at Staffordshire University are balloting in a dispute with wide implications for UCU 

The employer at Staffordshire University is trying to bring in a two-tier workforce.  New staff will be put in a ‘wholly owned’ subsidiary company.  So, the employer …

HEC report

UCU’s Higher Education Committee met on Friday. For legal reasons we cannot divulge the decisions on action that were taken. But when the outcomes are officially announced, many members will feel that the planned action falls short of what is …

Escalate the action to win

An injury to one…
FIGHT TO DEFEND OUR SECTOR – DEFEND OUR RIGHT TO STRIKE

The Employers are trying to break our union.

That is what the threat of pay docking for lecture-rescheduling ASOS means.

We face a simple choice …