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Student ‘Teach-Out’ on independence a success at GCU

Part of the UCU’s latest 2 hour strike on February 10th saw a ‘teach-out’ hosted in the students association building of GCU where the staff and students present listened to opposing cases for a ‘Yes’ vote and a ‘No’ vote … Continue reading

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UCU Vice Presidential Candidate outlines why UCU at Glasgow Caledonian is growing

Innovative activity on issues such as International Women’s Day, Equality and Diversity, Student Support, Health and Wellbeing, as well as successful action against threatenened redundancies, on pensions and against cuts in real wages have helped make UCU at GCU the … Continue reading

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GCU Unions urge – Say no to austerity from Westminster or Holyrood

Unions at GCU are urging their members to sign the Peoples Charter petition of the Scottish Parliament. The Charter was launched in the lead up to the 2010 General Election as a response to the economic crisis and the moves … Continue reading

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Caledonian UCU AGM – new faces (but still some places….)

The Caledonian University branch of the UCU held its AGM this week, with elections of a new President, Vice-President and new Membership Secretary, and thanks given to its outgoing and remaining officers for their work over the last, ‘rather eventful’, … Continue reading

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Live blogging from UCU picket line at GCU

7.26 am Watch this space…. 7.30 Taxi driver James wishes us all the best “it’s really about time somebody talked sense … my daughter’s studying mid-wifery at the Cally and you’ll get her support.” Thanks James. 7.45 “No problem’s insoluble … Continue reading

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‘Egregious dissemblance’ from GCU management

GCU management reported on the BBC website that staff have broken through the £70k salary threshold because of nationally negotiated salary increases: http://news.stv.tv/scotland/west-central/231687-top-salaries-at-glasgow-caledonian-university-branded-disgraceful/ However, the range of salaries on the scale subject to national negotiation is here: http://www.ucu.org.uk/index.cfm?articleid=2210 and as you … Continue reading

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