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University staff day of action against casualisation and zero hours contracts

Issue No. 2403

UCU union members took part in a day of action against casualisation and zero hours contracts on Wednesday of last week. 

Lecturers held stalls and protests at universities and colleges across Britain.

The UCU has called a conference on combating casualisation for Thursday 5 June.

And a group of UCU members at the School of Oriental and African Studies (Soas) is continuing an unofficial marking boycott.

Meanwhile GMB union members at the University of Arts London have won the London Living Wage after threatening strikes.

Cleaners planned to strike for three days later this month.

The UCU union has called a national lobby of pay talks between unions and the bosses’ Association of Colleges. The lobby was set to begin at 9am on Friday of this week at the Institute of Arbitrators in London.

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Tue 13 May 2014, 17:48 BST
Issue No. 2403
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