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?
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 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
It might be the struggle to keep your work hours under control and maintain work-life balance. It might be the wish for better connection between high level decisions and work … Continue reading What matters to you most at Queen Mary?
Wednesday 27th January, 1-2pm – QM UCU equalities network. We are starting a UCU equalities network at Queen Mary. This is for all QMUCU members who take an interest in equalities in … Continue reading QM UCU Equalities Network
TA Pay – Model Letter – June 2015 Did you know that hourly-paid academic teaching staff at Queen Mary are on the same rate of pay now as they were … Continue reading Fair Pay for Queen Mary TAs
QMUCU surveyed members on matters relating to race and ethnicity in the workplace. The results of the survey will be presented at a lunchtime event held jointly with the Trades … Continue reading Race and Ethnicity Event – 13th May
If you are experiencing problems at work, there are a number of things you can do. Some are relevant to all situations, others are more specific. Use your judgement to … Continue reading Problems at Work?