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Extraordinary General Meeting

Event Date: February 20, 2019

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Get Out the Vodka!

Published: 1st February, 2019

To commemorate one-anniversary of our USS pensions strike, we – along with our sibling UCU branch at De Montford University – invite you to GET OUT THE VODKA. A social evening in the Function Room of the Criterion Free House. There will be live music, a DJ, a photo exhibition, a short pantomime (subject to…

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You vis-à-vis the VC: how much are you worth?

Published: 28th January, 2019

Have you ever wondered how long it takes the University of Leicester’s president and vice-chancellor to earn your annual salary? Now you can use our quick and easy calculator to find out. Select your pay spinal-point from the list below to find out. (If you know your salary but don’t know what spine point this…

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Vote YES for a Fairer University (of Leicester)!

Published: 15th January, 2019

Voting is now open to decide whether UCU members will take strike action (and action short of strike) in support of our claim (vis-a-vis our employers) regarding pay, equality, workloads and precarious contracts. The ballot closes on 22 February – so you must send off your ballot paper by 20 February to make sure your…

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Strike ballots to open at Leicester’s universities – Press release

Published: 14th January, 2019

More than 1000 members of the University and College Union (UCU) at Leicester University and De Montfort University are to be balloted for strike action in a row over pay and conditions. The ballot opens tomorrow (Tuesday) and closes on Friday 22 February. The pay row is a national dispute which covers 143 UK universities,…

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