UCU@work – new magazine for UCU

May 24th, 2016 | By

The publication that was created in response to the decision outlined below is UCU@work This is an excellent magazine, full of useful information. By way of background, at the 2015 Congress, Preston College branch submitted a motion which called for ‘the re-introduction of a regular UCU journal/magazine or newspaper at the earliest possible opportunity.’ When the

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University of Salford redundancy dispute

Mar 4th, 2015 | By

A ballot for strike action at the University of Salford opens next week as a result of a dispute over the redundancy sackings of two UCU members in marketing and recruitment who were placed on gardening leave the day before a new restructure was announced and then subsequently dismissed without any due process in breach

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Lambeth College have sent their thanks

Feb 25th, 2015 | By

Dear colleagues As you may be aware UCU members at Lambeth College returned to work last week after accepting an improved offer from the college that ended a 10 month long dispute over contracts. The college had been determined to push through their proposals but following 42 days of strike action UCU members have now

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Watch Dr Tony Axon’s presentation ‘The REF and You and UCU’

Nov 6th, 2012 | By

On Wednesday 14th November, at the well attended UCU Stirling General Branch Meeting,  Dr Tony Axon, Parliamentary Officer, UCU Scotland, gave a presentation entitled ‘The REF and You and UCU’. You can watch his PowerPoint presentation here. (When a box asks what you would like to do, click on ‘open’. Then, if a box requesting log-in details

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Workplace bullying – an important topic

Oct 24th, 2012 | By

Recently, workplace bullying has become an important topic in occupational health and safety recognizing the serious impacts on productivity, employee satisfaction, staff turnover and health costs of such destructive behaviour. Follow this link to read a recent report based on an article in the Canadian Journal of Medical Laboratory Science – A Safety Perspective Being Bullied at

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Caseworkers are here to help

Mar 19th, 2012 | By

UCU Stirling Branch has a number of caseworkers who are here to help you if you have a problem They can offer you advice on employment rights and conditions, plus • Support with disciplinary procedures, including allegations of under-performance • Support with dispute resolution and grievance procedures • Representation at tribunals • Discrimination and harassment

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