NEC Report back – 28th June 2013

This was a half day meeting with HE and FE Committees in the afternoon.  

  1. The General Secretary’s report.

This had been drawn up by senior members of staff in Sally Hunt’s continuing absence due to illness.

There was an extended …

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

NEC report, 3rd May 2013

Compulsory redundancies for UCU staff back on the agenda. Member representation and union democracy cut.

Which trade union fights compulsory redundancies for its members but imposes them on its own staff? The UCU, of course!

At its meeting on the

Anti Casualisation Day of Action, March 6th

Activists from Essex University UCU took part in the national day of action against casualised contracts by asking staff and students to show their support by being photographed with the slogan ‘Stamp Out Casual Contracts’. This went down really well, …