We stand in solidarity with all of our staff and students in the fight to tackle racism and intolerance at Exeter.
Helpful FAQ included. Post your ballot papers as soon as possible. We need a great show of solidarity. Please ensure that your ballot paper is returned no later than 12 noon on Friday 22nd February 2019 if you wish for your vote to be counted.
Early last summer we surveyed the membership to get a sense of who our membership are and what we all feel the branch and UCU generally should be campaigning on. We report the headline figures.
Professional Services are once again facing significant upheaval. A new round of the voluntary severance scheme has just been opened, and £7.5m will be cut from PS over the next three years. This represents several hundreds of job cuts.
The result of the pay ballot both locally and nationally showed clear frustrations amongst union members around their pay and working conditions. Whilst we were disappointed not to reach the 50% turnout required to take industrial action, the results in fact reflect the best turnout the union has ever seen nationally for a ballot over pay. … Continue reading Comment on pay ballot
A quick reminder that GTA members can contact us with any concerns about their employment, including contract issues. Please drop Jess Bowyer, our PGR Officer, a line with any questions or worries on jb865 https://twitter.com/ExeterUCU/status/1055683423757627393
Nationally, only 5 universities reached the required 50% turnout on the ballot. At Exeter, the turnout was 45.2% with 69.5% voting in favour of strike action. Thank you to all of you who voted. Both the branch and the union as a whole will now reflect on this, try to figure out the reasons why … Continue reading Results of pay and equality ballot