Why we need real democracy in UCU

UCU march on 31 Nov 2022, including banners saying "On the back of our labour"

What lies behind the continual delays in announcing industrial action and the current tussle between Jo Grady and the Higher Education Committee over strategy in the UCURising disputes? This article explains where the conflict comes from and why fighting for

Announce escalating action now

group of 80 people holding trade union banners and placards including UCU, UNISON, CWU and Acorn

All out to win in the New Year

Today’s demonstration is the culmination of three brilliant days of strike action. Thursday’s and Friday’s picket lines were big and vibrant. In particular, UCU branches that missed out on recent national disputes …

Let’s Win This Dispute!

We are just days away from our strikes on 24, 25 and 30 November. It is absolutely crucial that our strikes and protests are as powerful as possible. We are hearing that branches and members are rising to the challenge. …

Gear up for the fight of our lives

Last Thursday the Higher Education Committee decided on an unprecedented programme of hard-hitting industrial action against our employers in our disputes over pay, pensions, job security and conditions.  The union’s members in some 150 universities will strike for three days later …