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Statement on the Maddocks House fire
QMUCU was shocked and appalled at the fire that engulfed a flat at Maddocks House on the Tarling West estate in Shadwell on 5 March. The fire claimed the life of Mizanur Rahman, a father of two, who died in hospital after being rescued by firefighters. Mizanur was one of 18 people sharing a cramped, three-bedroom … Continue reading Statement on the Maddocks House fire
Info for Students about National Marking and Assessment Boycott
There might be a national marking boycott. We outline what this means for students at QMUL.
QMUL specific action?
QMUL is facing local strike action 3-14 April in response to management implementing deductions of 26 days for 6 days of strike. This post explains what's happening, how strike action can be prevented, and what you can do to help.
Info for students on industrial action
So your University and College Union got a mandate for Industrial Action, what now? You will have heard that UCU, the University and College Union, has achieved a mandate for industrial action. The questions below should help to give some information about what we already know this means. Check our Instagram for a more visual digest … Continue reading Info for students on industrial action
Solidarity Forever: a QMUCU fundraising social evening of poetry, music, dance and joy happening on Monday 11th April at 5pm
QMUCU members are engaged in ongoing industrial action fighting for our working conditions, students’ learning conditions and the right to strike. Apart from the ongoing national dispute to defend our pensions, to fight against increasing workload, loss in real wages, gender and BAME pay gaps, QMUCU is undergoing its own local dispute. As a response … Continue reading Solidarity Forever: a QMUCU fundraising social evening of poetry, music, dance and joy happening on Monday 11th April at 5pm
95% of QMUCU members vote to call a local dispute with Queen Mary over punitive deductions and start balloting for industrial action
At yesterday's branch meeting, members voted overwhelmingly to initiate a new ballot at Queen Mary if the 100% deductions for ASOS are not withdrawn. With 99 in favour, 2 abstentions, and 3 against, the motion also called for members to resist management’s bullying approach and continue with all forms of ASOS in the current dispute. … Continue reading 95% of QMUCU members vote to call a local dispute with Queen Mary over punitive deductions and start balloting for industrial action
Action Short of a Strike (ASOS) started on Monday, 7th February.
In addition to the recently announced strike dates, QMUCU Members will be taking action short of a strike starting 7th February 2022 and continuing until further notice. In other words, you should work strictly to contract, and should not: reschedule any lectures or classes that were or will be missed as part of strike action; orshare materials … Continue reading Action Short of a Strike (ASOS) started on Monday, 7th February.