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Global boycott of University of Leicester

Published: 4th May, 2021

To coinicide with the start of our industrial action today, our national union today has announced a global boycott of University of Leicester. It’s a rare and extremely serious sanction – it’s the ultimate sanction, a signal of how serious things are at our institution, of how poorly our University’s leadership is behaving. As Jo…

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Leicester UCU ASOS Guide and FAQ 2021

Published: 30th April, 2021

Introduction  Leicester UCU recently voted in favour of industrial action to defend jobs threatened by compulsory redundancy. The branch members voted overwhelmingly for both strike action, and action short of a strike (ASOS). 84.1% voted in favour of ASOS.  This guide and FAQ covers action short of a strike only. See the Strike FAQ for guidance on strike days 9, 10 and 11 June.  Important Note: Prof Canagarajah continues to reiterate…

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Leicester UCU in 2 – April 30

Published: 30th April, 2021

David Harvie, Communications Officer and Vice-Chair-elect, anticipates action short of a strike, which starts next week…

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Reporting Action Short Of a Strike

Published: 29th April, 2021

Industrial action reporting form

To use our quick, easy and lawful reporting mechanism, click here. Reporting ASOS to your employer Have you recently read an email from the VC about how, why, and when to report your observance of Action Short of A Strike (ASOS)? Confused? Us too. As it stands, the reporting mechanism suggested by the VC appears…

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VC’s email – with feedback

Published: 29th April, 2021

On 28 April, the Vice-Chancellor wrote to all employees of the University. His message is below, with our commentary.

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