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 … 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 … Continue reading QMUL management – publish the Inclusion Report 2020 IN FULL
This week all of our members received an invitation to fill out the QMUCU Covid-19 Attitudes Survey. Put together by our health and safety representatives, the survey is designed to … Continue reading Fill out the QMUCU Covid-19 Attitudes Survey to strengthen our health and safety demands QMUL
Solidarity with our colleagues at UNISON, who have been unnecessarily put in danger by the actions of the senior management team. Over the past month, staff represented by UNISON have … Continue reading QM UNISON passes a damning motion condemning the failure of senior management to take steps to ensure the health and safety of cleaning and security staff
At our last branch meeting, on September 16th, the branch approved, with none against, a motion to be submitted to the UCU special Higher Education sector conference (HESC) taking place … Continue reading UCU Special HE sector conference: protecting GTAs work and acknowledging PGRs as members of staff
MP Apsana Begum has sent Colin Bailey, the President of Queen Mary a letter urging him to take steps to make the campus safe for staff and students. Her message … Continue reading Apsana Begum, The MP for Poplar and Limehouse in Tower Hamlets, supports your right for a safe workplace
Many postgraduate students and early career academics experience precarious and insecure conditions in their teaching and research work. QMUCU want to change that. We have tried for many years to … Continue reading Proposed Terms of Reference for working group on casualisation
1) Check the local risk assessment for your location of work.
2) Organise/attend a meeting of colleagues to discuss safety concerns and develop an approach for raising them with your manager.
3) Ask for an Equality Impact Assessment of any significant change in working practices as a result of COVID-19.
4) If you still have to return to campus, discuss your situation with your line manager and fill in your individual health assessment questionnaire.
5) Know your rights, especially regarding your right to leave an unsafe workplace.