UCU’s annual Congress takes place at a crucial time for the union and with its leadership under increasing scrutiny.
As we gather in Glasgow, Higher Education branches will probably still be participating in a UK-wide marking and assessment boycott, with …
Jo Grady has today upped the stakes in her attempt to call off action and capitulate in our UCURising disputes.
While many of us were marching alongside striking teachers, civil servants and junior doctors, and while Jo Grady was herself …
Delegates from dozens of branches gathered at a Branch Delegate Meeting yesterday to discuss where we are in the HE disputes. The meeting was called by London Region UCU in the absence of a BDM organised by UCU HQ.
UCU Left open meeting
Bell Ribeiro-Addy MP. Member of Parliament for Streatham
Phil Clarke. Vice President, National Education Union
Member of the striking French teachers’ union
Member of PCS National Executive
Maria Chondrogianni. UCU NEC …
Fighting the HE disputes What strategy do we need and how should we decide it?
The General Secretary has proposed an alternative to the strategy passed by the Higher Education Committee on November 3rd. Instead of a January marking and …
In the wake of three days of national rail strikes, Higher Education delegates met on Monday to discuss next steps in the UCU’s Four Fights and USS disputes. The Branch Delegate Meeting was set up in such a way as …
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 …
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 …
Join our next online participatory UCU Left meeting, co-hosted with
Campaign Against Climate Change
Monday 18th October, 6.15pm
The COP26 summit will not bring about the radical change necessary to address the climate emergency. It is going to …
Public Meeting & AGM 10:30 Saturday 9 October
John McDonnell MP Jane Hardy (Author of Nothing to Lose but Our Chains) Speakers from the left in Unite and Unison
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