Around 70 protesters gathered outside the University of London’s Senate House today to campaign for better rights for outsourced university staff. See – University of London protest seeks rights for outsourced workers.
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Members of UCU this afternoon voted to step up their campaign of industrial action in an increasingly bitter row over changes to their pensions. The escalation of action could see widespread disruption to marking, the admissions process and exams. Delegates … Continue reading
5 June 2011 UCU today described the launch of the New College of Humanities, which plans to charge £18,000 annual fees, as further proof that the government’s university funding plans will entrench ‘inequality’ within higher education. Under the new fee … Continue reading
On 10 May the employers forced through their changes after once again refusing to negotiate over changes to USS or UCU’s tabled counter-proposals. The union’s USS negotiators have recommended a fresh ballot of USS members for a major programme of … Continue reading