Author Archives: Dan Arthur

Nov30 Pics

Just a couple of the pickets gathering to go on the march.

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Action 30th November 2011

At our meeting last week The Chair of the SRC suggested LSHTM UCU send a message to students as to why strike action is happening on Wed 30th November. This dispute comes after several years of negotiation over USS (the … Continue reading

Calling Notice: Strike 30th November

Calling Notice for Strike Action on USS from UCU General Secretary, Sally Hunt. http://www.ucu.org.uk/index.cfm?articleid=5812#action

USS talks agreed but dispute continues

As reported by the General Secretary in her letter to members, UCU presented proposals for talks to the USS employers this week. Following yesterday’s (Thursday’s) meeting of the USS joint negotiating committee, the welcome result is that discussions will begin … Continue reading

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To raise awareness of our action short of strike to members, non-members and students the branch is organising a protest picnic Wednesday Lunchtime alternating between the two main sites. Wednesday 19th October 12.30 – 13.30 |  Come along for a … Continue reading

UCU AGM/USS STRIKE MEETING

Wednesday 5th October 1pm Bennett Room UCU AGM / USS STRIKE MEETING We’ll get in a few sandwiches and some juice. For an update on current branch activity, the (s)election of the branch committee and a disussion of Action in … Continue reading

UK Uncut to shut down Westminster Bridge in protest over NHS bill

Thousands expected to occupy one of London’s most iconic landmarks on 9th October in last-ditch attempt to defeat bill condemned by doctors as ‘undermining all that is precious about the NHS’ UK Uncut has announced that it is planning a … Continue reading

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UCU EQUALITY CONFERENCES 2011

Women Members, 4th November LGBT Members, 5th November Black Members, 11th November Disabled Members, 25th November Register: http://www.ucu.org.uk/index.cfm?articleid=1868 The lastest Equality Update: http://www.ucu.org.uk/index.cfm?articleid=1742  

Amnesty UK and UCU Congress Fringe Event – Empowering Women in Egypt

Egypt: Empowering women at work and in their unions. Amnesty International and University and College Union Nawla Darwiche of the New Woman Foundation will speak about women’s role in the revolution, and their efforts to organise at work and in … Continue reading

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