Monthly Archives: April 2011

New Question on Value for Money regarding iPads for Executive at GCU

A previous post iPad2s for them and P45s for us?  pointed out the incongruity of ten iPad2s being purchased for the GCU executive on the same day as the 90 day notices regarding possible redundancies were issued to staff. A … Continue reading

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Unions offer Olive Branch to Management over the way forward at GCU: This is a serious offer.

This morning, Management were given the opportunity to step back from the brink and work with the Unions at GCU to fight for more funding for Higher Education The trade union representatives at GCU met with management this morning as … Continue reading

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Unison Member at GCU? Final meeting about the consultative ballot is Thursday 14th

Unison Member at GCU? Here’s a message from Branch Secretary Davena Rankin reminding you about the meetings on the consultative ballot.

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Union delegation to inspect plans for INTO Building this Thursday at Glasgow Caledonian University

Thanks to an eagle eyed member of staff who spotted the public notice in the Evening Times on April 1st, the day that management published its proposals for the restructuring of clusters involving compulsory redundancies. Three years after senior management … Continue reading

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Silent Protest asks Management to listen to reason at Glasgow Caledonian University

Despite union posters asking if the Principal was actually listening being removed from noticeboards throughout the university, apparently on the orders of senior management,  a dignified, silent demonstration of staff concerned about cuts went on to be held outside the … Continue reading

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Is the Principal listening at Glasgow Caledonian? Invite to Silent Protest@Listening Event

Week 5 of our campaign against the 95 redundancies has begun. Last week saw the plans for the cuts to Central Service Clusters and a series of all staff meetings convened by management.  The initial union response was circulated last … Continue reading

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This is not sustainable thinking at GCU. We call on the management to reconsider.

The irony may be lost on some but in a month when specialist researchers in the Caledonian Environment Centre are facing the prospect of job cuts, the University prints a dedicated sustainability issue of the University’s public facing magazine, highlighting … Continue reading

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