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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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GCU Unions call for show of solidarity on Strike day Thursday 6th Feb

Unions at GCU have asked staff to turn out in strength on next strike day 6th February to show our determination that we win Fair Pay for all. It will also be to show solidarity with UCU members who are … Continue reading

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GCU Staff ‘bistro break’ for fair pay goes well

Striking Glasgow Caledonian staff enjoyed a warm welcome from officers of the GCU Students association, and from the students present during their two hours extended ‘Bistro break’ in the students association building. Staff from all three Schools, central services and … Continue reading

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GCU Unions clarify management’s misunderstandings

Following the misleading announcement by HR that current pay negotiations are ‘concluded’ the Combined Unions at Glasgow Caledonian issued the following statement to members today: Hi all You will have seen the email from the head of HR regarding the … 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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GCU unions out in force on strike day December 3rd

Representatives of Glasgow Caledonian trade unions UCU, Unison, EIS and Unite expressed themselves as extremely heartened by the support they received from staff   on 3rd December following the failure of the UK university managements to seriously negotiate a realistic wages offer … 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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