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King’s College London meeting opposes redundancies

Issue No. 2150

Over 120 people attended a meeting at King’s College London last week to discuss how to respond to the threat of redundancies.

Management have threatened to cut information resources workers by half and force all 30 reapply for the remaining posts, which would be downgraded.

The meeting was organised by all three campus unions in response to indications from management that its response to cuts in funding would be to sack staff.

The attacks come on top of a national pay offer of just 0.3 percent for university lecturers.

The meeting decided to launch a joint campaign of workers and students in defence of education at King’s.

This will include stalls, leafleting, a lobby of college council and a campaign in favour of a yes vote in the national UCU ballot on industrial action.

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Tue 5 May 2009, 18:31 BST
Issue No. 2150
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