Industrial action at Durham University

There are currently two disputes involving UCU members in higher education. One relates to the USS pension fund and the other is about pay and working conditions. UCU members in 46 institutions have voted to take strike action and action short of a strike (ASOS) about USS. Members in 57 institutions have voted to take…

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UCU joint strike rally

UCU Durham University and UCU Newcastle University held a joint strike rally in Newcastle on 25th November. Approximately 300 people attended the rally, showing their support for the strike action. The speakers: Beth Farhat, TUC Regional Secretary Chi Onwurah, Labour Candidate Newcastle Central Siobhan McGrath, UCU Durham University Adriana Salazar-Mendez, UCU Durham University Stacy Gillis,…

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Industrial action at Newcastle University

There are currently two disputes involving UCU members in higher education. One relates to the USS pension fund and the other is about pay and working conditions. UCU members in 46 institutions have voted to take strike action and action short of a strike (ASOS) about USS. Members in 57 institutions have voted to take…

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UCU University of Sunderland branch : Meet some of the reps

UCU University of Sunderland branch and UCU Regional Support Official Jon Bryan met in June 2019 for a training away day. Subjects included: How the Branch operates within the wider structures of UCU, regionally and nationally Branch Officer roles How the Branch Negotiating Committee works Agreeing Branch Objectives and Planning the year ahead    …

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