Monthly Archives: October 2011

Campaigns update 21st October 2011

In this week’s campaigns update: USS pensions dispute – all the latest from around the sector Fighting the White Paper 30 November Late changes to university fee levels highlight government’s policy failings, says UCU Good news at Robert Gordon University: … Continue reading

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Committee meeting minutes: 19/10/2011

UCU EXETER BRANCH EXECUTIVE MINUTES (Corrected) Wednesday 19 October 2011 at 4.30 825 Laver Building, Streatham Campus Present: Jonathan Gosling (President and Chair), Alan Gregory (Joint President), Paul Sandy, Nick Birbeck, Tom Bunting, Joseph Melling (minutes), Avril Mewse, Justin Pollard, … Continue reading

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More pension thoughts

The University of Exeter campaign to improve the employers’ offer of a pension deal for our members is now firmly under way and we follow the guidance offered by our general secretary, Sally Hunt, on how to make an effective … Continue reading

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USS Industrial Action: advice to members

As you will be aware, members of the UCU have, since the 10th October, been involved in ASOS (action short of a strike) to defend their USS pensions following the national ballot in favour of sustained industrial action. In order … Continue reading

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Campaigns update 14th October 2011

In this week’s campaigns update: USS Dispute: members begin ‘work to contract’ action TPS Under Attack – 10,000 have signed the petition: Have you? Youth unemployment hits record levels UCU campaigning against privatisation at De Montfort University UCU warns against … Continue reading

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Campaigns update 7th October 2011

In this week’s campaigns update: USS Dispute – Industrial action to start in 67 UK universities TPS Under attack – Make sure your name is on the joint unions’ petition UK second behind US in new global university rankings Report … Continue reading

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Campaigns update 30th September 2011

In this week’s campaigns update: USS dispute – industrial action guidance launched TPS petition – 6000 have signed already – Have you? Fighting privatisation – call on your MP to watch ‘College Inc’ UCU responds to Labour’s university fee plan … Continue reading

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