Monthly Archives: January 2014

Stand Up (comedy)…for your rights… at GCU

Tuesday 28th January  saw Unison member Eddie McKean donating part of his lunch time to give striking UCU members and their supporters at GCU the opportunity to be the audience for some of his latest stand up routines – normally … Continue reading

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GCU Students continue to support Lecturers’ Action

The Executive Committee of the GCU Students association today issued a statement in support of the continuing action by lecturers for Fair Pay. In a statement on their blog they said: “The Students’ Association Executive Committee (Full time officers) believe … Continue reading

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UCU@GCU commemorates Holocaust Day

The Twenty Seventh January is Holocaust Memorial Day, and the UCU held a stall to commemorate this in the Saltire where anti-fascist and anti-racist materials were given out and the ‘Gathering the Voices‘ project – supported by some of our … Continue reading

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GCU Staff ‘bistro break’ for fair pay goes well

Striking Glasgow Caledonian staff enjoyed a warm welcome from officers of the GCU Students association, and from the students present during their two hours extended ‘Bistro break’ in the students association building. Staff from all three Schools, central services and … Continue reading

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UCU regrets management increasing disruption to students

The UCU at Glasgow Caledonian today announced their regret at the GCU management’s decision regarding forthcoming industrial action, which threatens to  massively increase the disruption faced by students at GCU. The union had informed management that there will be a … Continue reading

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More Tea with your strike? UCU @ GCU calls 2 hour break on Thursday and Tuesday

Following the failure of the university employers association to offer a decent pay increase, the UCU throughout the UK will be holding a series of 2-hour long strikes – in the shape of an extended coffee/tea break – in the … Continue reading

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University Union slams ‘Elite University Bosses’

Unite the Union, one of the unions representing staff at Glasgow Caledonian today slammed what they called ‘Elite University Bosses’ at the Russell Group of Universities – which in Scotland includes Glasgow, Aberdeen, Edinburgh and St Andrews universities.  Glasgow Caledonian … Continue reading

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