Tag: industrial action


Fears of further UCU strikes

Approximately 700,000 University and College Union members from 143 universities are being balloted over the next month for strike action concerning disputes over pay and work conditions. UCU members will be looking for guarantees that universities will tackle the gender pay gap, insecure contracts and excessive workloads. Concerns also lie within the education sector’s stagnating…


UCU suspends marking boycott following talks with UUK

The University and College Union (UCU) voted last Wednesday to suspend all industrial action which came into force on the 6th November in response to proposed changes to the pensions of university professors. One aspect of industrial action that the UCU planned to implement was a marking boycott that would see lecturers refuse to mark…