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Stand Up (comedy)…for your rights… at GCU

Tuesday 28th January  saw Unison member Eddie McKean donating part of his lunch time to give striking UCU members and their supporters at GCU the opportunity to be the audience for some of his latest stand up routines – normally … Continue reading

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GCU Students continue to support Lecturers’ Action

The Executive Committee of the GCU Students association today issued a statement in support of the continuing action by lecturers for Fair Pay. In a statement on their blog they said: “The Students’ Association Executive Committee (Full time officers) believe … Continue reading

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GCU Unions reject suggestion pay round is ‘concluded’

In an extremely surprising e-mail today university management at Glasgow Caledonian seem to have accepted the suggestion of the university employers representatives UCEA that the pay round has been ‘concluded’ and following this have decided to impose the sub inflation … Continue reading

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Universities can afford to pay up say GCU unions

On 28 October, the Scottish Government announced that it was allocating £1.061 billion to Scottish Universities, a rise of £19 million from the planned budget for 2013/14.2 The latest available analysis by EIS showed that by 2011-12, Scottish universities had … Continue reading

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GCU Honourary Graduate Lily Cole refuses to cross picket line

Lily Cole, international fashion model, actress and social entrepreneur, who was recently recognised with an Honorary Degree of Doctor of Letters by GCU for her outstanding contribution to humanitarian and environmental causes pulled out of speaking at Central St Martins … Continue reading

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GCU University unions move towards strike action 3rd December

Following the failure of the University and Colleges Employers Association (UCEA) to offer an increased pay offer to university staff, Glasgow Caledonian University unions will be joining their colleagues throughout Scotland and South of the border in a further day’s … Continue reading

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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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Withholding pay – GCU Management steps back from the brink – but needs to go further

Unions at GCU welcomed the ‘clarification’ statement released by HR following our protestation at the proposal to withhold wages from staff involved in action short of a strike. Following our protests and communication with HR, all staff have now had … Continue reading

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A message of support to EIS at GCU from Unite

Following the decision of EIS to strike, Mike Robinson, Unite’s National Officer for education circulated Unite members with the following message: EIS strike action “EIS have decided to strike on the 23rd October and will be applying a work to … Continue reading

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A message of support to EIS at GCU from the Student President

Hello all, Hope you are well, As you may know the students association held a referendum on whether our members support the strike or not. Our referendum has closed and our members have voted in favour. http://caledonianstudent.com/representation/news/index.php?page=article&news_id=346153 I have attached … Continue reading

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