Category Archives: National Campaigns

UCUG Update – HE 2016 Campaign – Strike Action

You will have seen the message from Sally Hunt with the HE ballot result and the confirmed dates for strike action 25th and 26th May. This will be followed by members working to contract with effect from 25/05/2016. Full guidance … Continue reading

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Fair Pay Friday: Vote in HE Ballot

  We need your vote – HE Pay 2016 You will be aware that the union is currently balloting higher education members on the 2016 pay offer and you should receive your ballot paper in the post by Wednesday 20 … Continue reading

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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 Members’ Bulletin April/May 2013

Governance | Local Negotiations |UCU Congress | Pay Campaign | Build the Union New university governance code The Committee of Chairs of Scottish universities has now published its draft code of governance. Described by UCU Scotland as “written by managers, … 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 Bulletin – June 2012

USS Pension Dispute – Update Following a decision of UCU Congress in Manchester the “work to contract” as part of our dispute over USS has been reactivated.  Further details are available from http://defenduss.web.ucu.org.uk/  AGM Report Thank you to all members … Continue reading

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An important USS update and survey of members

 Dear colleague, USS – Survey of members: I’m emailing to seek the views of UCU members in the USS pension scheme on the next steps in our campaign. Specifically, you are asked whether you would support an extension of the … Continue reading

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