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USS Pensions Dispute: response to Acting VC’s letter

Published: 19th July, 2019

You will have no doubt read with interest the Acting Vice Chancellor’s letter of last week regarding the on-going USS pension dispute.  Here I want to unpack some of that, challenge some of the analysis, and outline what we as a branch would like to see the university do in order to ensure that the…

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Moving towards a safer campus

Published: 14th June, 2019

University leaders’ decision to repurpose the Brookfield campus such that it becomes home of the School of Business (ULSB) have been contentious to say the least. Few of the professional services staff who had been located there wished to move to the main campus. Few ULSB staff wanted to move to Brookfield, believing that the…

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USS Trade Dispute – Letter to institutions

Published: 7th June, 2019

In line with the decisions of the higher education sector conference (HESC) 2019, this letter was sent to the University establishing a potential dispute over USS. Further information is available here.

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Report of UCU Congress 2019

Published: 30th May, 2019

Report of UCU Congress 2019 Harrogate Convention Centre This year’s UCU Congress took place in Harrogate from the evening of Friday 24th May to the afternoon of Monday 27th May. Leicester UCU’s delegates were Gareth Brown, Emi Mise and Nick Adkins – the first time that three delegates were permitted given the recent rise in…

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Academic-related staff Manifesto

Published: 30th May, 2019

Remember: UCU is for Academic-Related Professional-Services staff too!

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