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Strike Dates: November 2022

Published: 11th November, 2022

When we are striking: Why we are striking: The UK university sector generated a record income of £41.1bn last year with vice chancellors collectively earning an estimated £45million. The sector can more than afford to meet staff demands. Industrial action, and a strong mandate for action from 70000 members in the UK, is the leverage needed to bring employers…

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Statement: Cost of Living Measures

Published: 5th October, 2022

Leicester UCU appreciates the measures introduced by the Executive Board to help ease pressures of the cost of living crisis. For reference (as communicated by the Vice Chancellor on 6/09 to all staff) these are: Overall reduction in monthly car park charges from the 1 October Travel for free on the University shuttle bus that…

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LUCU September Bulletin

Published: 16th September, 2022

Welcome to Leicester UCU’s monthly bulletin. Here we share the latest branch news and work that has been going on, and how you can get involved in upcoming events. For news on national UCU campaigns, see here. This edition is a ucuRising special, as our new national campaign and ballot for action is now underway. Full…

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University of Leicester Staff Survey 2022:
Damage Limitation or a Time for Genuine Change?

Published: 14th September, 2022

The results of the 2022 staff survey are a cause of concern for Leicester University branch of the University and College Union (UCU)—and should be a wake-up call to the executive board and University Council. The UCU wants the university to be a thriving and inclusive learning community. In light of this, we examine some…

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Why Every Vote Counts

Published: 2nd September, 2022

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