Category Archives: Local Action

Zero Hours – Glasgow HR Director questioned by Westminster Committee

Representatives of Scotland’s universities were last week asked to answer to the Scottish Affairs Select Committee for higher education’s use (and misuse) of zero-hours contracts.  This followed on from the evidence presented by UCU Scotland, and the subsequent interim report … Continue reading

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UCUG General Meeting – 18th March 1.00pm

There will be a General Meeting of UCUG on Tuesday 18th March at 1.00pm in Boyd Orr Lecture Theatre A (room 407). We will be discussing the industrial action as well as issues for debate at National Congress; including the … Continue reading

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Anti-Casualisation Day of Action- UCUG drop-in 6th March

UCU has called a day of action for 6 March 2013 in order to highlight the  problem of vulnerable employment in HE. In order to support this, UCU Glasgow will be holding a drop-in session at the Gilchrist Postgraduate Club … Continue reading

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UCUG Update

UCU Glasgow members ensure Court authority in Redundancy Policy UCUG Officers have been in negotiations with the University over proposed changes to the current “Management of Organisational Change” policy since the summer of 2012. The proposed changes would have allowed … Continue reading

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Action Needed from UCUG Members

Redundancy Policy : Threat to Staff & Governance The University are proposing changes to the governance of the existing redundancy policy which would remove the current requirement for Court to scrutinise all proposed redundancies. The draft policy could see College … Continue reading

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