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Robert Gordon University recognises contribution of its staff.

Following the lead of UWS, Robert Gordon University, has also decided to embrace the spirit of Christmas and pay its staff a bonus   “to recognise the contribution of staff to another very successful period covering the financial year 2012-13” The e-mail … Continue reading

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Glasgow Caledonian University will NOT join UWS in awarding staff Xmas bonus

GCU management confirmed to unions yesterday that they had no plans to follow the example of the University of the West of Scotland, which had issued a Christmas payment of £250 pro rata to all core staff, in recognition of  … Continue reading

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UWS – an example other universities should follow

Not all universities are adopting the same scrooge like approach to staff remuneration this Christmas. The principal of UWS recently adopted a different approach as seen in their ‘all staff’ e-mail below.  It would be a nice token for other … Continue reading

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All of Glasgow supports the strike

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The University of West of Scotland was shut – and elsewhere pickets were out getting the message across at all the Glasgow Universities from early morning

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UCU Unison Unite pre-strike rally Wednesday M201

UCU Unison Unite Supported by GCU Combined Union Committee. United for Education – Fair Pay Now Pre-Strike Rally Wednesday October 30th 12 noon M201 (Old Library) Speakers tbc The pay claim is affordable The money is there – universities have more than £1 BILLION … Continue reading

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GCU Students say no to sexual exploitation

On International Women’s Day 2013 the GCU Students Union Debating Society held a debate about ending exploitation of women, which the local UCU was pleased to sponsor – here’s a taste of the debate. Thanks to Lesley Roy and Calum … Continue reading

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Local UCU officer elected as UCU Scotland Vice President

Douglas Chalmers, local President of the UCU@GCU announced he felt honoured to be elected as Scottish vice president of the UCU in their current elections. Receiving almost twice as many votes as his opponent in the election, Douglas said “The … Continue reading

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