The expiry and non-renewal of a fixed-term contract is regarded in law as a dismissal. If a contract isn’t renewed this is considered to be a dismissal, and if the … Continue reading Guidance on your employment rights: non-renewal of fixed term contracts
The following was sent to Senior Management on 20th July 2020 Dear Queen Mary SMT, It has come to our attention that some QM staff who may have been eligible for … Continue reading Voluntary Options and Casualised Staff
At a well-attended emergency branch meeting on 30 April, QMUCU members discussed the impact that the COVID-19 pandemic is having (and is likely to have, moving into the next academic … Continue reading QMUCU Passes Emergency Corona Contract Motion
British higher education is being destroyed by marketisation. Students suffer vast fee increases and higher living costs, forcing many to work virtually full-time jobs to survive. On campus, they … Continue reading Why Are We Striking?
QMUCU calls for action to follow zero tolerance statement on bullying and harassment QMUCU has been calling on the university to take a public zero tolerance stance for years. We … Continue reading Zero Tolerance needs Deeds not Words
Postgraduate students are already able to join UCU for free, and now PhD students who teach can become full members of the union for free too. Join UCU for free! … Continue reading Free union membership for PhD students
All PhD and masters students are invited to a meeting on Wednesday 22 November 2017, 1-2pm in the Graduate Centre, room 202. Why come? Meet each other and your current … Continue reading Meeting for postgraduate students on 22 November
After a campaign by QM UCU’s members, Demonstrators were given a 14% pay rise starting in September 2017. For the first time, they also have a clear job profile and … Continue reading Campaign success for Demonstrators