Category: Action @ Newcastle Uni

#FairPayInHE strike action photographs from our region

UCU Durham University branch picket line on Wednesday 25th May UCU University of Cumbria branch Carlisle picket line UCU Northumbria University picket lines UCU Sunderland University branch picket line UCU Newcastle University branch UCU Teesside University branch   Regional strike rally in Newcastle on 26th May ucunorthern.org.uk/event/he-strike-rally-may-2016/

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HE Strike May 2016

Watch UCU Regional Official Iain Owens in a series of short videos to explain the action: These videos were circulated via social media, but are now also available for you to view via youtube “Why are UCU members striking?” : https://youtu.be/JO8GXAMaFMc “What does UCU hope the response to the strike action will be?” : https://youtu.be/q29TB0C8nFU “What level of…

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Newcastle University local industrial action ballot result

    Trade dispute between UCU and Newcastle University concerning proposed changes to performance management (Raising the Bar)   The result of the industrial action ballot of UCU members employed by Newcastle University, which closed at noon on Tuesday 17th May 2016, is as set out below:   votes cast : 361   individuals answering…

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Newcastle University local industrial action ballot

Trade dispute between UCU and Newcastle University concerning proposed changes to performance management (Raising the Bar)   The ballot opens on Tuesday 3rd May The independent scrutineer, Electoral Reform Services (ERS) will post ballot papers by first class post to UCU Newcastle University members at the address listed as the main / preferred mailing address on their UCU…

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Strike causes disruption at Newcastle University

UCU members were up early and picketing on Thursday 24th March 2011 as strike action over a 0.4% pay rise led to anger amongst academics. The strike at Newcastle University had big lively pickets with music and banners and the support from the students was visible and very welcome, including one Newcastle University student who…

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