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Strategic Action Gets the Goods!

The Case for Targeted Action and a Summer Marking Boycott to Maximise Our Leverage at the Bargaining Table * * * We have been heartened to see the ongoing debate about UCU’s industrial action strategy and hope that this marks the beginning of a shift in the union away from partisan infighting towards honest, substantive…

How can we help the union win?

You’ll be amazed when Chris Williams, a union rep at the Open University and member of UCUCommons, reveals the One Weird Trick for winning this dispute. It’s fun to say “The union’s us! We are the union!”, and it’s also true, But at times like this, when our (democratically elected) negotiators are doing their thing,…


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