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GCU Management: Much of their financial speculations ‘based on projections’….(but ‘realistic’ projections…)

The trade unions at Glasgow Caledonian met with senior management for their second meeting on Wednesday 16th March to discuss the plans to make 95 staff redundant . EIS, UCU, UNITE and UNISON were all represented by members from GCU … Continue reading

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Question asked about GCU in Scottish Parliament

Elaine Smith (Coatbridge and Chryston) (Lab): Many of my constituents go to local colleges in order to access higher education institutions such as Glasgow Caledonian University, where a rally against cuts was held yesterday. Does the cabinet secretary believe that … Continue reading

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UCU to strike at GCU on Thursday 24th March

It’s our jobs and our future we’re striking about. We urge all members of UCU  to support your union and the fight for our jobs and our future by taking action on Thursday 24th March. GCU’s management has cynically stated: … Continue reading

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95 surprise ‘guests’ at rally join with other staff to reject unacceptable job threats at GCU

These are some of the 95 surprise  ‘Guests’ at the packed union rally who joined with other GCU staff to reject the unacceptable threats to 95 support staff at GCU, and to say that with the staff united, these proposals, … Continue reading

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Lunchtime Rally at GCU – Thursday 17th March 12 noon – Say no to 95 job losses!

Following our meeting with management last week GCU Trade Unions and their officials have been called to another meeting this Wednesday. To give a full report back and to keep the campaign against the 95 jobs going we have called … Continue reading

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Report of Meeting with GCU Management Thursday 10th March

The trade union representatives had a meeting with Senior Management this morning from 10 – 12 to discuss the compulsory redundancies announced by management last Thursday evening and the imposition of a number of policies on staff by HR and … Continue reading

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Letter in Scotsman about ‘deeply secretive and incestuous system’ at GCU

Here is the text of a letter from UCU Scotland in reply to David Beeby’s letter in the Scotsman of 2nd March: David Beeby, Executive Director of Finance, is correct to state (letters 2 March) that senior staff at Caledonian … Continue reading

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Why Management Strategy at GCU is wrong

At 8am on 4th March, Principal Pamela Gillies announced in an e-mail to all staff that as a result of proposals presented to University Court by the Executive Board “a reduction of 95 support and administrative posts across the University … Continue reading

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