A failure to make progress on pay and pensions disputes could result in further strikes in 2020. The University...
Dr Lee Humber was suspended from his position as a lecturer in health and social care in April, just two days after organising a vote of no confidence in the college’s principal, Paul Di Felice.
The University and College Union (UCU) described Dr Lee Humber’s alleged suspension as being “on bogus charges” and organised a protest outside the college.
Abby Ridsill-Smith explores the new and continuing priorities of the UCU
55.3% of staff held fixed-term contracts in July 2017
Due to the gender wage discrepancies at the university, from today onwards women in the university are ‘effectively unpaid’ until the end of the year.
This means that no strike action will be able to take place, preventing a repeat of last year’s University-wide lecturer strike.
Trade union laws mandating 50% voter turnout have frustrated the UCU's move to strike action, despite a majority of balloted members voting to strike
The ballot follows the UCEA's final offer of a 2-2.8% pay rise for university staff.
Sajid Javid said that he would “like to look at again” the policy that includes international students within the government’s drive to reduce net migration into the UK