Monthly Archives: January 2014

Why strike action is necessary

In case you are in any doubt about the need for sustained action on pay, you may find the table below and attached graph illuminating. Both illustrate that unless we take industrial action, the pay awards we receive are well … Continue reading

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2nd 2-hour strike today + launch of Exeter branch strategy

During the 2-hour strike today (Tuesday 28th Jan) the branch will launch its new strategy – a guide to how we will orient our campaigning and representational roles at the University. If you are a UCU member,please join the strike … Continue reading

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UCU activists stand up for staff pay

Members left work for 2 hours in support of a campaign for fair pay. Here are some before setting off to the Branch gathering at the Clock Tower. If the employers agree to negotiate, we won;t have to do it … Continue reading

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Teaching your students about rights at work?

Here is some new course material supplied by the TUC which can be used with students. (probably 1st years). There is material covering a broad subject range which may be suitable to use as part of existing course, but especially … Continue reading

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Thursday 23rd January: strike arrangements

The first 2-hour strike in furthering the action in our current pay dispute will take place this Thursday, 23 January, from 11am – 1pm. Please support this action by withdrawing from work for those 2 hours. It is important that … Continue reading

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Have things improved since the last staff survey?

Staff Wellbeing at the University of Exeter Dear UCU Member, 13th January, 2013 In 2012 the University set up a Staff Survey Task and Finish Group under the leadership of Professor Nicki Britten to report on issues of staff wellbeing. … Continue reading

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