Tag : lecturer’s strike

Controversy continues post-October Strikes

1 year ago / 0 comments

From the 11 to the 13 of October, various lecturers went on strike at the University of Leeds to protest the recent developments regarding the basis upon staff may be dismissed from work. To give context, the University and College Union (UCU) aimed to put pressure on the university management to remove the ‘some other substantial reason’ clause (SOSR). The introduction … Read More

Lecturers to consider strike action

4 years ago / 0 comments

Students have been urged to support lecturers in a vote which could lead to strike action over ‘radical’ changes to pensions. The Universities and Colleges Union is asking members in 67 UK universities, including Leeds, to vote on the proposed walk-out in a ballot this month. The news follows a … Read More

Comment | Support the teacher's strike!

5 years ago / 0 comments

This Halloween, staff from the University and Colleges Union (UCU,) Unite and Unison took industrial action against higher education campuses across the country.  The strike came as part of an ongoing dispute with University management that arose following a pay cut of 13 per cent since 2008, at a time when … Read More