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Calling notices for annual meetings

Feb 9th, 2021 | By

Calling notice for annual adult & continuing education national meeting – Saturday 27 February 2021   Details about the Annual Adult & Continuing Education National Meeting to be held on Saturday 27 February 2021 including registration of delegates.      UCU1061.html | UCU1061.rtf Calling notice for annual meeting of prison educators – Friday 5 March 2021   Details about

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Information from Head Office – February 2021

Feb 9th, 2021 | By

Consultative ballot:Members in higher education (HE) should have received an email inviting you to vote on whether you wish to accept or reject the employers’ ‘final offer’ on our 2020-21 pay and conditions claim. The email is from ‘takepart@cesvotes.com’ and will have the subject line ‘UCU consultative ballot on UCEA final offer 2020/21’ and a

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UCU consultative ballot on UCEA final offer 2020/21

Feb 9th, 2021 | By

Dear colleague, Thank you to all those who have voted so far in the consultative ballot on the employers’ final offer, which closes on at 12 noon on Tuesday 23 February 2021. You should have received an email from Civica containing your unique link to vote in the e-ballot (with subject line: ‘UCU consultative ballot

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UCU Scotland Congress – 26 March 2021

Jan 13th, 2021 | By

UCU Scotland Congress is taking place online on Friday, 26 March 2021.  Attached are the various deadlines relating to the submission of motions/amendments and issuing of CBC reports in order to assist branches in planning committee meetings in early 2021. More detailed information on Congress arrangements and details of how to register will be issued

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Latest updates from Jo Grady

Dec 9th, 2020 | By

11/02/2021 Dear colleague, You have until 5pm next Wednesday 17 February to give us your thoughts about industrial action by completing our survey. We’ve had a great overall response so far but the more responses we get, the better informed your democratic representatives will be when they make decisions about future disputes. Please remember, it

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Support members taking action

Dec 1st, 2020 | By

Receiving support from UCU colleagues across the UK makes a real difference to members fighting local disputes. Please help spread the word, and send messages of solidarity and support to colleagues fighting to defend jobs and conditions throughout our union. Stop redundancies at University of LeedsBranches are asked to sign and circulate this petition. In

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Apply now: Transforming UCU: workplace leaders’ programme

Nov 24th, 2020 | By

Dear colleague We are running another three cohorts of the very popular Transforming UCU, a development programme for workplace leaders. This isn’t like a normal trade union course. Participants take part in a comprehensive package of training, discussion and support delivered across two residential modules. Feedback from those taking part has been extremely positive.  We would now welcome

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Black Staff Group is now open to all UCU staff who identify as black

Oct 13th, 2020 | By

This group is open to all UCU staff who identify as black, and managers are asked to accommodate any staff who wish to attend the group’s meetings. DRAFT Terms of Reference for UCU Black Staff Group UCU Black Staff Group is intended to: 1. Help formulate, provide advice and feedback and, where appropriate, participate in

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Information from UCU Scotland

May 12th, 2020 | By

Tackling workloads branch briefing, Friday 19 February, 2.30pm – 4pm.We’re hosting an online branch briefing session to consider workplace strategies to address excessive workloads which were already endemic in our sector prior to the pandemic. UCU Glasgow branch reps will outline how they have successfully recruited workload safety reps and implemented a series of workload

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Union Office working hours

Mar 31st, 2020 | By

Although the Union Office on campus has closed until further notice, it is open remotely and emails are being received and replied to on a regular basis. Working times are the same as the usual office hours: 9.30 – 5.00 on Tuesdays and half day on Wednesdays.  In case of emergency you can call Pam

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