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Unions at GCU call for emergency meeting of Court, and immediate independent inquiry into Senior Management

Following David Beeby’s announcement at 7.30pm yesterday evening the GCU Combined Union Committee have issued the following statement “The trade unions at Glasgow Caledonian note with astonishment the statement from senior management that the UK Borders Agency has suspended our … Continue reading

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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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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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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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Scottish media increasingly unhappy with what’s happening at GCU

Media coverage over the weekend indicates a growing disquiet in Scotland’s media over the proposed cuts to our University being pushed through by senior management. The BBC website headlined on the 1st April with “Glasgow Caledonian University sets out 95 … Continue reading

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