Author Archives: Dan Arthur

10 Reasons to Join UCU

10 Reasons to join UCU

2016 AGM – 25 October

The AGM will be held in room LG6, Keppel Street at 12:30pm on Tuesday 25 October 2016. Please come along and bring any prospective members. Lunch will be provided – it would be helpful if you could let us know if you … Continue reading

Tue 19th April: UCU event – Catherine West MP

This event has been rescheduled: Date: Tuesday 19 April 2016 Time: 12:00 noon Venue: Manson Lecture Theatre, LSHTM, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT, UK Type of event: Seminar LSHTM UCU is pleased to announce that Catherine West, MP for Hornsey and Wood Green and Shadow … Continue reading

USS Action begins today! 6th November 2014

USS Dispute – What should YOU (not) be doing?? I would strongly advise you too look at the FAQ as this covers all the questions I’ve received so far – http://defenduss.web.ucu.org.uk/assessment-boycott-faqs/ but some highlights: **Is external examining included in the … Continue reading

USS Ballot Update

Dear colleague, Your pension at stake – please use your vote The USS ballot opened this morning, and you should receive your ballot paper over the next few working days. I hope that you will vote yes to take action … Continue reading

2014 Equality Conference

Annual Equality Conference will take place 13th, 14th and 15 th November 2014 Conference will be held at Manchester Conference Centre To Register/for mor info – click here Thursday 13th November 2014 14.30 – 18.30: Women Members’ Conference Thursday 13th … Continue reading

Strike Action Thursday 6th February – Msg to students

LSHTM UCU Message to students. I’m afraid I have to tell you that as the university employers have refused to return to negotiations about our pay/conditions all 3 staff unions will be taking a whole day of strike action on … Continue reading

Message to Students about 3rd Dec 2013

As you will be aware the legally recognised trade unions for staff in higher education are in dispute with our employers about the ‘cost of living’ pay increment they have offered this year. I’m afraid that I have to tell … Continue reading

October 31: LSHTM UCU Message to students

LSHTM UCU Message to students. You will be aware by now that on Thursday 31st October many LSHTM staff will be not be coming into work and will be on strike and “picketing” the School. There will be picket lines … Continue reading

Strike for Fair Pay – 31st October 2013

UCU’s advice to members on strike action http://www.ucu.org.uk/strikefaqs Why we are striking, advice for members when talking to students/colleagues http://www.ucu.org.uk/media/pdf/p/3/hedispute13_strikeA4leaflet_uson.pdf