Report on the HEC meeting of March 2017

Boycott of London Metropolitan University

The implementation of the academic boycott of London Metropolitan University was a major discussion. London Metropolitan University has faced major job cuts, victimisation of leading reps and growing casualisation. It is being set up for …

Then they came and kept on coming…

A movement not a moment bw (1 of 1)


Some demonstrations are more significant than others. Not simply because of their size but because of what they represent.

The response, yesterday, to Trump’s ‘America First’ inauguration speech, a slogan stolen from the American fascists of the 1930’s, was awe-inspiring.…

NEC report 25 November 2016

UCU at grave risk

The NEC met against a background of major threats to those working in Higher and Further education. The HE Bill had its third reading in parliament and passed, taking further steps towards privatisation of the sector …

Stop the shameful employment practices in Coventry University’s subsidiary company – sign UCU petition now!

 

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UCU Left is asking everyone to sign and circulate throughout their branches this petition against the shameful actions of CU Services Ltd, Coventry University’s subsidiary company.

http://speakout.web.ucu.org.uk/stop-the-shameful-employment-practices-in-the-coventry-university-group/

From UCU website: “Vulnerable and precarious staff teaching Pre and In-Sessional English …

NUT/UCU Strike Report – London

At yesterday’s NUT strike rally of over 10,000 people in Parliament Square, Mark Campbell was invited to bring solidarity greetings from UCU. His was the penultimate speech, just before the Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell. You can watch it here (We

NUT/UCU Strike Report – Brighton

Yesterday (Tuesday 5th July) witnessed a magnificent demonstration of teachers and lecturers in Brighton. Striking teachers, members of the NUT from this part of Sussex, joined striking lecturers from the University of Brighton in a 1,500-strong demonstration through Brighton. The …