We hope you are well. We'd like to take this opportunity to invite you directly to our next branch meeting on Thursday next week, 18 March, at 1pm. This is a slightly different branch meeting to those we usually hold in that the purpose of the meeting is to give you an opportunity to raise concerns and put … Continue reading Next Thursday – we meet
Yesterday, at a well attended branch meeting, QMUCU members unanimously passed a trio of motions demanding that university management offer more meaningful support to staff from all sectors of the institution. The motions - on the Covid-19 allowance, on the need to help staff with parental and caring responsibilities during lockdown, and on the health … Continue reading QMUCU members demand more from management
Since March 2020, we have witnessed and experienced a substantial increase in childcare and other intensive caring duties at home. This has been accompanied by an increase of workload, leading also to a substantial increase in stress among many staff members. While we have been told that the university is in the midst of a … Continue reading Key findings from QMUL 2020 financial report – fact sheet
Sign our petition here. As 2020 draws to a close, the news of a vaccination for the coronavirus offers hope to an end in sight for the pandemic in 2021. But meanwhile many of us are still at home, trying to work in a crisis, or bravely coming to campus and risking our health and … Continue reading A COVID-19 Payment For All QMUL Staff!
Today, QMUCU is marking the Day of Action for Disability Equality in Education and this year the theme of the day is "Organising for Disabled Workers". Covid-19 has brought new barriers and challenges for disabled workers. We know that this virus can attack anyone and we are all in this together to defend our lives and … Continue reading Day of Action for Disability Equality in Education
QMUCU members are invited to join an Anti-Racism Training and Workshop organised by QMUCU Friday 13 November at 1.30pm London time. In 2019, QMUL’s own Diversity and Inclusion Manager resigned from her post in frustration at the university’s ‘tick box mentality’, its watered-down commitments to equality, and the utter failure to tackle harassent and bullying … Continue reading Working toward an anti-racist university, this Friday 13 November 1.30-3pm
QMUCU statement of solidarity with Prof. Gargi Bhattacharyya, the other 11 staff members facing forced redundancies and all those threatened by UEL’s restructuring plans QMUCU has grown increasingly alarmed at the events unfolding at the University of East London since last summer where Covid-19 has been used as a pretext to restructure and roll out … Continue reading Statement of Solidarity with Prof Gargi Bhattacharyya
Update from the QMUCU anti-racist working group: We are writing to inform you of ongoing representations on tackling racism at QMUL, and to invite you to a workshop organised by QMUCU anti-racism working group, on Friday Nov 13, 1.30pm-3pm. Recent representations join with other QMUL colleagues dedicated to equality and anti-racist work to call on … Continue reading QMUL management – publish the Inclusion Report 2020 IN FULL