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UCU Recruitment Week

The year ahead promises to be yet another challenging one for the education sector and for trade unions seeking to give staff a voice in the workplace. Continued cuts in government funding have led to increased redundancies and a consequential … Continue reading

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UCUG AGM June 18th 2015

The UCUG AGM will be held on Thursday 18th June, 2015 1-2 p.m. in the Boyd Orr Building: 407 (LTA). The Speaker will be the incoming UCU Scotland President, Doug Chalmers. We’ll be discussing the Governance Bill, P&DR and other local issues. … Continue reading

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Public Seminar: Educating Scotland after May 2015

Public Seminar, Thursday 4th June, 2015, 6 p.m. EDUCATING SCOTLAND AFTER MAY 2015 Implications for post-school education in Scotland of the election results of May 7th 2015 and the rise of the SNP Principal Speaker: John Curtice Professor of Politics, … Continue reading

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USS Pensions – Update

The UCU Superannuation Working Group have met and produced their report and recommendations. As a branch we can consider this and debate motions to send to the national USS meeting on 19th September.  You can find the report here: http://www.ucu.org.uk/circ/html/UCUHE228.htmlContinue 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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University Governance – Open Meeting

University Governance – Open Meeting, Friday 2nd November at 1pm, Boyd Orr Lecture Theatre C (room 507) With contributions from David Newall, Secretary of Court and Terry Brotherstone, STUC nominee to the HE Governance Review Panel  UCUG are hosting an … Continue reading

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A Future that Works – STUC Demo and March 20th October

Raise your Banners for a Future that works in George Square on 20th October This event will coincide with a similar event in London under the banner ‘A future that works’. The Coalition Government may be in crisis but they … Continue reading

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