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Your branch needs you!

Your branch needs you!

It is a tough time for Higher Education and there has never been a better time to get involved with your local UCU branch. We are currently recruiting for committee members and School Reps, and you can see currently vacant posts on our "Find your Rep" page. If you...

University may be in breach of Human Rights Act

University may be in breach of Human Rights Act

An article by Tom Williams in the Times Higher Education today suggests that universities may be in breach of the Human Rights Act when they threaten 100% pay reduction for partial performance. David Mead, professor of UK human rights law at the University of East...

Motion Condemning 100% pay threats

Motion Condemning 100% pay threats

The Worcester branch passed a motion strongly condemning the University's stance on 100% pay deductions for participation in Marking and Assessment Boycotts at a general meeting on the 26th April. The Worcester University branch of the Universities and Colleges Union...

Successful Round of Industrial Action

Successful Round of Industrial Action

A huge thank you to all who took part in industrial action over the strike period. Employers are now returning to the negotiating table thanks to your action. Well done! Last time, employers sat out the entire dispute. But this time around, we have already forced UCEA...

ASOS – Action Short Of a Strike

ASOS – Action Short Of a Strike

Action Short of a Strike began on the 23rd Novemeber 2022 and is ongoing. This means: working to contract; not covering for absent colleagues; removing uploaded materials related to, and/or not sharing materials related to, lectures or classes that will be or have been cancelled as a result of strike action; not rescheduling lectures or classes cancelled due to strike action; not undertaking any voluntary activities.

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