Category Archives: Unison

More than all right on the night.

Unison@GCU take the extra step for fair pay@GCU At a time when most staff were either in bed or heading there, GCU security guards joined other Unison members at the change of shift, and marched out for fair pay, making … Continue reading

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We are the University for the Common Good. Management needs to reconsider its position on pay deductions

It’s the role of the Trade Unions to speak for, defend, and act for staff at GCU. Management manage the operation of the university, under the strategic eye of the University Court. Peoples Services (HR) are expected to help smooth … Continue reading

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Come on GCU management – put your head above the parapet – tell UCEA to give your staff fair pay

In the best picket turnout for at least 10 years, UCU and EIS members protested for fair pay at GCU, asking that our management put their head above the parapet and voice staff concerns to UCEA, demanding that staff are … Continue reading

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We’ve been underpaying our staff admits GCU Principal

In our campus trade unions’ appeal to students in the week beginning 14th November, we explained our case for better pay and conditions, and called on students to contact Pamela Gillies, Principal of GCU, and ask her to pressurise the … Continue reading

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When we come together our voices are more powerful..

Building on from our colleagues in Unison on Monday and Tuesday, the combined forces of the UCU and EIS mounted what must be one of the biggest pickets seen at Glasgow Caledonian University in the last ten years. In a … Continue reading

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Tremendous two days of action by Unison staff at GCU

Some of the photos from the fantastic two days of picketing carried out by Unison members of staff at GCU which was warmly supported by students – some of whom had even turned out for the launch of action at … Continue reading

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UCU turns out in style for industrial action against Gender Pay Gap and more

Local UCU president Douglas Chalmers writes: Although there was no doubt about the serious issues at stake, there was a carnival atmosphere on the picket line at GCU today, with inflatable balloons representing the gender pay gap, cupcakes, music, plus … Continue reading

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Say ‘Pants’ to Poverty says unison

On Friday 5th February between 12 noon and 1.30 Unison@gcu are having a collection for Smalls for All (www.smallsforall.org): a charity that collects and distributes underwear to women and children in Africa who need our help. There will be a stall … Continue reading

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Unison@GCU adds its voice against Trade Union Bill

Despite having some of the most restrictive trade union laws of any country, the Conservatives have launched yet another blistering attack on the Trade Unions. The proposed Trade Union Bill which is being put before the House of Commons is … Continue reading

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Balloons and bacon rolls keep spirits high on GCU picket line

Helium filled balloons supplied by UCU and bacon filled rolls supplied by Unison helped make the joint picket by university unions UCU, EIS, Unison and Unite on 6th February the most successful yet in the series of actions in favour … Continue reading

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