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Strike FAQs

Published: 29th November, 2021

Full information about the Four Fights and FAQs in relation to strike action can be found here. Below are some helpful answers to common queries of Leicester UCU members. Why are we going on strike? In defence of the Four Fights. What does taking strike action mean? Strike action means not doing any work for…

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Strike Schedule 1-3 Dec

Published: 29th November, 2021

Here’s our schedule of events for 1-3 December strike in the name of the four fights. We also have a virtual picket line each day for those unable to join us physically. Join us on this zoom link from 9:30am each day. We’ll have a livestream from the picket line, as well as the teach-outs,…

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Strike Reporting

Published: 26th November, 2021

To report strike action to the University, please use the form below (and not the University’s reporting form): Strike action should only be reported after the completion of strike action.

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Response to “Student Update” on Strike Action

Published: 25th November, 2021

A recent email issued to students by Geoff Green, the University of Leicester Registrar and Secretary, argued against the strike by the University and College Union due to take place on 1-3 December 2021. It contained a number of dubious claims about our action. We would like to set the record straight. 1) “…this action…

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Upcoming Strike Action

Published: 17th November, 2021

Leicester UCU and its members will be on strike 1-3 December. This is in defence of the four fights: 1) Improved working conditions; 2) Closing of equality pay gaps; 3) Increased pay;  and 4) An end to casualisation. In the recent ballot, our branch achieved a mandate for strike action and action short of strike…

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