Category Archives: workload

Well, that’s the second week of this phase of industrial action over!

One of the strongest pickets yet saw a colourful and noisy celebration of our demands in front of the main gate today. We also got tremendous support from passing cars, lorries, Fire Engines, and even a police car, thanks to … Continue reading

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UCU members now working to contract throughout UK

Following up from our last two blog posts reporting on local action including the excellent Glasgow media coverage, the UCU has a page reporting all the activity https://www.ucu.org.uk/UCU-HE-strike-live And now we move to action short of a strike by working to contract. https://www.ucu.org.uk/heactionfaqs sets … Continue reading

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The scandal of unpaid overtime at GCU and elsewhere

Teaching and educational professionals are the group of workers most likely to be putting in unpaid overtime and clocking up the most free hours a week, according to figures released by the TUC – and there is no reason to believe … Continue reading

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