Pay for university staff has decreased by 14.5% since 2009. Cumulatively compared to rises in RPI in the same period, your take-home pay is worth 14.5% less than it was … Continue reading Pay Matters
This week (8-14 Feb) is heartunions week, celebrating the work trade unions and their network of volunteer reps do to help working people every day. Organised by the TUC, the … Continue reading ♥ UNIONS
On 29 May, Queen Mary UCU held a General Meeting to discuss the ongoing threat of redundancies and imposed performance management. There was a record turnout. The following motions were … Continue reading QM UCU GM votes for a strike ballot
QM’s student newspaper, QMessenger, has been commendably alert to the threat to students’ education posed by management plans for the School of Biological and Chemical Sciences. Two weeks ago it … Continue reading SBCS in the Student Press
As part of its campaign to save the School of Biological and Chemical Sciences from ill-conceived management restructuring plans, QM UCU has written to the MPs in whose constituencies our … Continue reading SBCS – Write to your MP/ Councillor
Last Friday, the Head of School in the School of Biological and Chemical Sciences (SBCS) – the department currently threatened with massive restructuring and the loss of over a quarter … Continue reading UCU protests effort to silence academics over restructuring
The School of Biological and Chemical Sciences (SBCS) at Queen Mary, University of London is under grave threat from a massive and poorly-thought-out management restructuring. The proposals risk sacking nearly … Continue reading Save SBCS!