Covid-19 doesn’t give management a licence to ignore work, percarity, equalities, pay and pensions.
Picket lines are an important part of strike actions. Here is a poster with information and etiquette.
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?
Downloadable pdf of QMUCU flyer for students
As you know, strike and action short of a strike starts Monday 25 November. The strike is due to end Wednesday 4 December. The Queen Mary Students’ Union (QMSU) and … Continue reading Strike Day One: Picketing Advice and Teach Out Info
The staff survey results are truly awful. It is clear that management has made the working environment worse. Increasing bullying and decreasing sense of inclusivity. And you are being paid less and you face paying even more for your pension.
QMUCU members will leafletting the QMUL Open Day today (Fri 24th June) as part of our continuing campaign for better pay, better contracts and better gender equality. We will providing … Continue reading Open Day Letter to Prof Gaskell
Many thanks to all who turned out to do an hour’s picketing (in some cases much longer!) on Wednesday and Thursday, helping to make it a successful national action with … Continue reading Pay campaign continues
The strike is ON as yesterday’s negotiations offer no improvement. UCU negotiators met with the University and College Employer Association (UCEA) this week in the hope of finding a solution … Continue reading Strike!
Junior Doctors will be on strike this Tuesday – 12th January. They are opposing a contract that the Government is threatening to force through – a contract that will remove … Continue reading Junior Doctors Strike – Tues 12th Jan