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Press Release: Strike at University of Leicester off

Published: 20th September, 2018

A strike at University of Leicester, due to start on Monday – the first day of the new term – has been called off. Since May, Leicester University and College Union (UCU) – which represents lecturers, researchers, librarians, IT specialists, administrators and professional services workers – has been in dispute with the University Leadership Team…

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Resolution of Local Dispute – Joint Statement – 20/9/18

Published: 20th September, 2018

Joint Statement The University of Leicester’s Leadership Team and Leicester UCU are pleased to confirm that the local dispute between both parties has been resolved and, therefore, the strike action planned to commence next week has been cancelled. We have worked closely and constructively over the past few months to mitigate the risk of any…

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In the news…

Published: 9th September, 2018

Reports of our forthcoming strike in Times Higher Education and Leicester Mercury.        

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Compulsory Redundancies – Strike Update

Published: 7th September, 2018

Here at University of Leicester we are currently involved in three disputes. First, the USS pension dispute – at the moment this is paused whilst the Joint Expert Panel does its business. Second, a national battle over pay, gender equality and precarity: a ballot asking if we are prepared to strike on this matter is…

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PRESS RELEASE: September strike at University of Leicester

Published: 7th September, 2018

PRESS RELEASE ISSUED BY LEICESTER UNIVERSITY AND COLLEGE UNION 6 September 2018 September strike at University of Leicester Lecturers, researchers and professional services workers – including librarians, IT specialists and counsellors – at University of Leicester have just voted to take industrial action in defence of their jobs. With 55% of eligible members voting –…

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