Published: 19th July, 2019
You will have no doubt read with interest the Acting Vice Chancellor’s letter of last week regarding the on-going USS pension dispute. Here I want to unpack some of that, challenge some of the analysis, and outline what we as a branch would like to see the university do in order to ensure that the…
Published: 15th August, 2018
Following from the VC’s illuminating message to all staff yesterday, we thought it might be an opportune moment to give you an update on our negotiations with ULT on the threat of compulsory redundancies. Over the last few months the dialogue between UCU and ULT has been constructive, useful, some progress has been made, and some…
Published: 10th August, 2018
Email sent to members on Friday 10 August. From Monday UCU members will receive a postal ballot paper to vote on whether you agree to enter into strike action, as well as action short of a strike (ASOS), to help defend members against the threat of compulsory redundancies. Earlier in the summer, Leicester UCU members…
Published: 5th February, 2018
Details of the work the branch is doing to improve health, safety and welfare of all staff will be added here shortly. For further information, please contact our Health & Safety Officers: Sally Horrocks, Phoebe Moore and Mike Mulheran. Information on the national union’s Health & Safety campaigns can be seen here.
Published: 3rd February, 2018
Details of the work the branch is doing to improve terms and conditions for staff on casualised contracts will be added here shortly. For further information, please contact our Anti-Casualisation Officers: Sue Easton and Nikola Chalashkanov. Information on the national union’s anti-casualisation campaigns can be seen here.