Nearly two years ago Queen Mary comissioned a report into racism and other equalities issues at Queen Mary. Last summer the ‘Inclusion Report’ with appendices containing testimonies from members of … Continue reading How to turn an Inclusion Report into an Exclusion Report
There was a great response to the Covid Attitudes Survey which closed last week. Over 360 members of staff completed the survey, which makes it the largest exercise in gauging … Continue reading Only 3 % of UCU members have full confidence in senior management’s response to the Covid-19 Pandemic
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
The joint Trade Unions, UCU, Unison and Unite, disagree with senior management’s approach to responding to the Covid-19 crisis. Queen Mary senior management has failed to consult meaningfully and sincerely … Continue reading 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 (and is likely to have, moving into the next academic … Continue reading 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 of new challenges as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. … Continue reading QMUCU Update: COVID-19 and Its Impact on Queen Mary Staff
This is a longer update from Friday’s branch meeting.