Keele UCU, UNISON, UNITE, and KUSU fully support the United for Education coalition’s call for the new government to stop the cuts in colleges and universities and instead invest in the education system to combat the current recession. More than 7000 names have now been added to the United for Education petition. Please sign at
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An information session on Transport and Parking in Dorothy Hodgkin Lecture Theatre 1 Claire Appleby, Edward Youngman and David Gray will be available to provide information and to answer questions. Please come along to raise your concerns and queries about Transport and Parking. All welcome, both union members and non-union staff.
Have you signed the petition? United for Education coalition’s petition to stop the cuts in colleges and universities and to return to proper investment in the interests of our communities and our future prosperity – http://unitedforeducation.org.uk/sign-the-petition/
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
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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.’