Articles from University and College Union (UCU)

Union leaders call for Ruskin College to withdraw threats of staff dismissal and drop charges against UCU reps

Ten trade union leaders have written to Ruskin College in Oxford to ask them to drop all disciplinary proceedings and withdraw threats of redundancy against staff after the college dismissed a trade union branch officer.

UCU members at Nottingham College announce mammoth 15 days of strike action

Nottingham College faces weeks of walkouts in September and October after members of the University and College Union (UCU) announced plans for a mammoth 15 days of strike action.

71% of university staff say insecure contracts have damaged their mental health

Staff in UK universities working on insecure contracts say the lack of security is damaging their mental and physical health. A report released today (Thursday) says staff are holding down multiple jobs and struggling to pay the bills.

Universities on strike warning as UCU announces pay and pension ballots

Universities will be hit with industrial action later this year if they do not make a decent pay offer to staff and secure pensions for members of the Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS), the University and College Union (UCU) warned today (Friday).

Strike on at Nottingham College on Monday

Members of the University and College Union (UCU) at Nottingham College will walk out on Monday (1 July) as part of a row over plans to impose new contracts.