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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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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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Why we are striking at GCU – EIS

ON Tuesday 23rd October, Members of the EIS employed in Higher Education will be striking. At the request of the Caledonianunion blog, Dr Nick McKerrell  Convenor of the Combined Unions at Caledonian and the EIS branch sent a message to … 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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GCU unions re-grouping to consider how best to take pensions and conditions fight further

The national executives of three of the unions at GCU have decided in the last week against strike action in the immediate future but are continuing to demand that the scandalous situation regarding their members pay and pensions be resolved … Continue reading

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A message from Unite

Dear friends Tomorrow, if you work in the public sector, you may be on strike. Or if you don’t work the sector, you will know somebody close to you who has decided to take industrial action. These are our friends, … Continue reading

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