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Edinburgh College staff reject offer

Issue No. 2391

Lecturers at Edinburgh College struck for three days last week in a bitter dispute over attacks on their terms and conditions.

The EIS-Fela union members held branch meetings across college campuses on Friday of last week.

They overwhelmingly rejected a proposal from college management that would still leave them with a lower hourly rate of pay.

Rush messages of support to and donations to the Edinburgh College Hardship Fund, EIS, 46 Moray Place, Edinburgh EH3 6BH (cheques payable to ‘History Travel Club’).

The higher education committee of the UCU union met on Friday of last week.

It voted against calling more strikes in the campaign over pay and agreed a marking boycott to begin on 28 April.

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Tue 18 Feb 2014, 16:43 GMT
Issue No. 2391
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