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Form test 4

Published: 15th October, 2018

Same Centenary MS Form but with non-recommended Iframe code (taken directly from SiteCore page)

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Form Test 3

Published: 14th October, 2018

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Form Test 2

Published: 14th October, 2018

With Code

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Form Test 1

Published: 14th October, 2018

Same Centenary MS Form but with recommended Iframe code

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Motion in support of ‘Stansted 15’

Published: 4th October, 2018

Motion in support of ‘Stansted 15’: Endorsed by the UCU Committee on 4th October 2018 Leicester UCU notes the case of the so-called ‘Stansted 15’,  activists from groups including End Deportations, Lesbians and Gays Support the Migrants and Plane Stupid, who, in March 2017 used non-violent direct action – lying down in front of an…

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HE Pay 2018

Published: 21st September, 2018

Leicester UCU is currently balloting for Fair Pay and Equal Pay in HE. You should have received your ballot paper – if not, request a replacement. The deadline for voting is Friday 19 October.

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Resolution of Local Dispute – Joint Statement – 20/9/18

Published: 20th September, 2018

Joint Statement The University of Leicester’s Leadership Team and Leicester UCU are pleased to confirm that the local dispute between both parties has been resolved and, therefore, the strike action planned to commence next week has been cancelled. We have worked closely and constructively over the past few months to mitigate the risk of any…

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Red Summer Audit

Published: 2nd August, 2018

UCU Leicester, alongside the Branch Solidarity Network, are running Red Summer Audit, where we emailed UCU members and branch organisers and officers across the country to ask: 1. Who/how many are facing redundancies and VS at the moment? What plans are in place to counter these redundancies? 2. What is the rationale being provided by…

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LUCU Counter-Business Case

Published: 2nd August, 2018

The University cannot exist without: -the producers: academics, professional and technical staff -the product: teaching, publications, marketing paperwork, finance documentation, storage systems -the users: students We academics have expertise and experience in the subjects we have devoted our lives to, that cannot be boxed into a generic supply/demand economic model. Academics’ work has impacted on…

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Redundancies strike ballot – email to members 30/7/18

Published: 30th July, 2018

Dear LUCU member, Last Friday, 27 July, UCU Regional Office informed Paul Boyle, Vice-Chancellor, of our intention to ballot for industrial action concerning the failure of the University of Leicester to “remove the threat of compulsory redundancies and ensure the renewal of fixed term contracts unless there is a genuine and demonstrable reason for not…

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