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UCU members get organised for Roger Kline’s election campaign

13 January 2007
In less than four weeks the ballots are due to be sent out to elect the first general secretary and national executive committee of the recently merged University and College Union (UCU).

Education round-up

02 December 2006
Left gears up for UCU general secretary contest Around 100 lecturers were in Manchester last Saturday for a meeting of the University and College Union (UCU) Left group.

Lecturers give grudging yes to the deal, now UCU left must organise

22 July 2006
Despite the full weight of the University and College Union’s (UCU) machinery pushing for a yes vote in the higher education pay ballot, over 10,000 lecturers voted no.

Reports round-up

08 July 2006
Gill Whittaker campaign Over 60 people lobbied the disciplinary hearing for Chesterfield PCS activist Gill Whittaker on Friday of last week. Those attending included delegations from the GMB, CWU, Amicus, UCU unions, Chesterfield trades council and the Derbyshire Unemployed Workers’ Centre. Speakers at the rally included Paul Holmes MP.

UCU left conference

01 July 2006
Over 200 activists in the newly formed University and College Union (UCU) met in London last Saturday for the launch conference of UCU Left, a new rank and file organisation within the union.

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