USS + Legal Challenge Update

Money jar with money

Dear colleagues, I am writing with an update on the USS pension situation. This will be fairly long so, if you don’t want to read it now, please bear in mind that we periodically update the branch blog with these updates, as well as various bits of news that do not go out through UCU-announce. …

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Marking and Assessment Boycott FAQs

The branch committee have prepared an FAQ as a guide to the marking and assessment boycott we are currently operating. The FAQ can be found here. The marking and assessment boycott for our local dispute over threats to jobs and excessive workloads begins today, on 3rd March 2022, immediately following the national strikes. It will …

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January 2022 ASOS Changes

New ASOS terms were received yesterday from HQ. They are as follows: working to contract not covering for absent colleagues removing uploaded materials related to, and/or not sharing materials related to, lectures or classes that will be or have been cancelled as a result of strike action not rescheduling classes and lectures cancelled due to …

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