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Strike Report – Day 2

Published: 23rd February, 2018

The second day of strike action is often the first test of a union’s resolve, and our members as always did not let us down. In bitterly cold temperatures members and our supporters turned out. Today we estimated that we had around 80-100 staff and supporters on our picket lines which started bright and breezy…

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Strike Report – Day 1

Published: 22nd February, 2018

A fantastic start in Leicester to UCU’s 14 days of strike action. We estimate 850 lecturers, researchers and professional services staff struck; 120 UCU members stood – and chatted and sang and danced – on picket lines all around the campus; and 400 students, staff and other supporters rallied outside the VC’s office in the…

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First day of 14 days of strike action at Leicester university (Press Release)

Published: 21st February, 2018

PRESS RELEASE ISSUED BY LEICESTER UNIVERSITY AND COLLEGE UNION 21 February 2018 First day of 14 days of strike action at Leicester university Tomorrow hundreds of workers at University of Leicester begin 14 days of strike action, lasting over four weeks. The employees – including most lecturers, professors and other teaching staff, along with many…

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Free University of Leicester – awesome teach-out events!

Published: 19th February, 2018

Check out the fantastic teach-outs we’ll be running on almost every strike afternoon!

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