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Press Release: Strike at University of Leicester off

A strike at University of Leicester, due to start on Monday – the first day of the new term – has been called off. Since May, Leicester University and College Union (UCU) – which represents lecturers, researchers, librarians, IT specialists, administrators and professional services workers – has been in dispute with the University Leadership Team…

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In the news…

Reports of our forthcoming strike in Times Higher Education and Leicester Mercury.        

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Compulsory Redundancies – Strike Update

Here at University of Leicester we are currently involved in three disputes. First, the USS pension dispute – at the moment this is paused whilst the Joint Expert Panel does its business. Second, a national battle over pay, gender equality and precarity: a ballot asking if we are prepared to strike on this matter is…

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PRESS RELEASE: September strike at University of Leicester

PRESS RELEASE ISSUED BY LEICESTER UNIVERSITY AND COLLEGE UNION 6 September 2018 September strike at University of Leicester Lecturers, researchers and professional services workers – including librarians, IT specialists and counsellors – at University of Leicester have just voted to take industrial action in defence of their jobs. With 55% of eligible members voting –…

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Remember to vote…!

For increased pay. Against gender pay gap, precarity and excessive workload.

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