The expiry and non-renewal of a fixed-term contract is regarded in law as a dismissal. If a contract isn’t renewed… Read more QMUCU Guidance on your employment rights: Fixed Term Contracts
The following was sent to Senior Management on 20th July 2020 Dear Queen Mary SMT, It has come to our… Read more Voluntary Options and Casualised Staff
The joint Trade Unions, UCU, Unison and Unite, disagree with senior management’s approach to responding to the Covid-19 crisis. Queen… Read more Joint TU Response to Voluntary Options
At a well-attended emergency branch meeting on 30 April, QMUCU members discussed the impact that the COVID-19 pandemic is having… Read more QMUCU Passes Emergency Corona Contract Motion
It’s been a busy month since staff returned from strike action at QMUL to find themselves facing a whole set… Read more QMUCU Update: COVID-19 and Its Impact on Queen Mary Staff
This is a longer update from Friday’s branch meeting.
British higher education is being destroyed by marketisation. Students suffer vast fee increases and higher living costs, forcing many… Read more Why Are We Striking?
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.