The latest Keele UCU Newsletter is now available. Hard copies have been distributed by mail. Alternatively download a copy here – UCU Newsletter May 2010 (PDF)
All members are warmly invited to attend the Annual General Meeting on Friday 28th May 2010 at 1.00 pm in CBA0.060. Guest Speakers: Terry McKnight UCU National Executirve Committee Barry Johnson UCU Regional Official Will be talking about pay, pensions and finances.
The industrial action ballot has been postponed pending referral of the dispute to ACAS. See more information about the threats to jobs, a summary of the situation on the negotiations with UCEA, and background on the review of negotiating structures.
New teaching timetable, which runs from 9am to 7pm, with no break at 1-2pm. We are in discussions with management about this; see our submissions.
This page summarises in chronological order events in our campaign in 2007/8 against redundancies in the School of Economic and Management Studies and the Centre for Health Planning and Management. Management’s Consultation Paper, 6/12/07. CEMS CHPM Press Release, press release, 11/12/07. 40 academics face axe in university cuts, The Sentinel, 13/12/07. UCU threatens industrial action
Continue reading Redundancy Campaign 2007/8
See Special Newsletter March 2009. The general meeting on 16th March passed the following motion: ‘Keele UCU opposes the plan to enter into a partnership with Study Group International and resolves to campaign against it.’
November 2008 Newsletter – articles on the Visitor’s decision, anti-bullying event, the university’s deficit, the SEMS/CHPM campaign, and postgraduate support. November 2008 Newsletter
We have recently unearthed the University’s scheme to assist the purchase of personal computers by staff.
All academic and related staff have been assimilated to a new grade and salary point, backdated to 1st August 2005