The QMUL – TA Time Allocation Model [doc] provides a common model for the allocation of Teaching Assistant time in HSS and S&E. Where Schools are using an alternative version, … Continue reading QMUL TA Time Allocation Model
QMUCU members will leafletting the QMUL Open Day today (Fri 24th June) as part of our continuing campaign for better pay, better contracts and better gender equality. We will providing … Continue reading Open Day Letter to Prof Gaskell
The strike is ON as yesterday’s negotiations offer no improvement. UCU negotiators met with the University and College Employer Association (UCEA) this week in the hope of finding a solution … Continue reading Strike!
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?
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
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
Hourly paid lecturers are being reorganised at Warwick Uni via TeachHigher, a new department linked with the employment and recruitment franchises already established by the university. More details are here, … Continue reading TeachHigher, wages lower? Beware the outsourcers’ razor
QMUCU is working closely with Queen Mary Anti-Casualisation, a group recent setup to discuss and campaign around the issues relating to hourly-paid and casual academic staff at QMUL. Their next … Continue reading Queen Mary Anti-Casualisation
National UCU info & resources Assessment Boycott FAQ Petition to Prof. Simon Gaskell – please sign and pass on to students, colleagues and others with an interest Motion passed at … Continue reading QMUCU Motion on the USS Pensions Dispute 2014
The main issues that the branch is currently concerned about are: 1. Restructurings and Redundancies At time of writing there were at least a dozen departments and schools being restructured … Continue reading Current Issues at QMUL