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“Help! I’ve been downgraded”: the state of pay at Exeter

The Four Fights dispute includes a national UCU demand on staff pay: an increase to all spine points on the national pay scale of £2,500.* That sounds like quite a lot of money, so why do UCU (and this Exeter Branch) consider it to be an entirely reasonable request? Every Exeter UCU member can check … Continue reading “Help! I’ve been downgraded”: the state of pay at Exeter

Casualisation at UoE is still a serious problem, so what can Exeter UCU members do about it?

The ballot is now open for UCU members nationwide in the ongoing Four Fights dispute over casualisation, workload, pay and equality in the HE workplace. Let's focus on the first of those areas: casualisation. Casualisation remains a serious problem at the University of Exeter, despite some hard-fought victories in recent years by the Exeter UCU … Continue reading Casualisation at UoE is still a serious problem, so what can Exeter UCU members do about it?