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Pay and Equalities: (Not!) Enough Already

Another superb explanation of what’s going on from Sheffield UCU. This one by pay negotiator Robyn Orfitelli, it explains our ‘four fights’.

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USS: Enough already

Not quite sure what’s going on with your pension? (Understandable as it’s complicated and a lot has happened.) If so watch this terrific 13-minute presentation by USS negotiator Sam Marsh of Sheffield UCU.

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Out-of-the-ordinary general meeting and welcome – 7 Oct

Join us on Monday 7 October – from 4:30pm (venue: Physics Lecture Theatre A) – for an extraordinary general meeting of Leicester UCU, followed by welcome gathering. In the middle of not one but two strike ballots – in defence of our USS pensions and for greater equality and pay rises that aren’t real-terms pay…

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Letter to VC and Chief Librarian

Letter sent from Leicester UCU to Acting Vice-Chancellor and the Chief Librarian re proposed cuts to library budget, 30 August 2019. We write to express our alarm at the cuts to library information resources due to be introduced from the academic year. At more than half a million pounds (£547,624 is the figure we have…

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Let’s plan, let’s Get Out the Vote!

From September 9, all UCU members will receive two sets of ballot papers, asking whether we are prepared to take strike action in defence of our pension and in support of our pay-and-equalities demands. It’s essential a high proportion of members vote. For the result to be legally valid turnout must be at least 50%;…

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