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College and university ballots

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Issue 2354

Jobs battle

UCU union members at Chesterfield College are preparing to ballot for strikes over up to 70 compulsory redundancies.

This is the third year in a row that lecturers and other college staff have faced the threat of redundancy. 

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Strike votes

Workers in three unions at Sussex university backed strikes in indicative ballots.

Some 85 percent of Unison members voted yes on a 75 percent turnout in an indicative ballot. This follows votes in Unite and UCU.

The ballots were over the outsourcing of 235 jobs. 

Between 40 and 50 workers attended a meeting for all three unions last Friday. Union officials said they would look into organising official ballots.

 

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