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Protest at Darlington College in row over pay cuts

    News update : 3rd July During Friday’s UCU branch meeting members rejected the latest offer from the employer, which would still mean significant pay reductions, and voted to register a failure to disagree and invoke the disputes procedure with the College.   News update : 21st June, 4pm News update: 21st June, 11am…

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Durham Miners’ Gala 2017 : TUC request for stewards

Message from the TUC re Durham Miners’ Gala: Unison Northern Region have kindly agreed to coordinate the field stewards for the Durham Miners’ Gala which takes place on Saturday 8th July 2017. To that end it would be greatly appreciated if your union could identify volunteers to assist with the stewarding. We are asking that…

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Response to consultation on STC and TMC merger

    The recognised Joint Trade Unions (GMB, UCU and UNISON) respond to the proposed merger of South Tyneside College and Tyne Metropolitan College as follows.   Background and Introduction It has been known for some time that South Tyneside College and Tyne Metropolitan College (“the Colleges”) are to merge and form one FE institution. …

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Regional Officer : Nominations

Four regional officer roles require nominations prior to the AGM on 1st April: 1) Regional Chair 2) Regional Vice Chair 3) Regional Secretary 4) Regional Treasurer   The submission of nominations and consents is to be done in writing, by email or letter.   Nominees, proposers and seconders must all be branch elected regional committee…

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