In this blog, as members of UCU Commons on the Higher Education Committee (HEC), our priorities are to outline our position on the questions that were before HEC on 17 March and to suggest some ways forward. But we also understand that there is significant demand for a clear and measured account of what hasContinue reading “Moving On: the 17 March HEC Decision and Next Steps”
Tag Archives: UCU NEC
NEC election results
UCU Commons is proud of our campaign and candidates for NEC, and delighted to see so many of our slate elected.
Strategic Action Gets the Goods!
We are lthe union. We can all help the union to win. We can make a difference.
From Massive Mandate to Effective Action
Emma Battell Lowman Short cut to the support letter which I’d like you to sign. We, UCU, have won a historic mandate for Industrial Action through the #UCURising campaign and now have the power to act collectively in both the USS and the Pay and Conditions dispute. Every branch at every HE institution involved inContinue reading “From Massive Mandate to Effective Action”
TL;DR: Why did ‘the UCU leadership’ decide [for a short ballot | disaggregation | bundled ballots | ballot timing | …]?
by Bijan Parsia Reading time: over 10 minutes (3,200 words) For a (much) shorter Twitter thread going over the timeline please see Rhiannon Lockley’s thread. She also voted differently than I did, for the most part. Please don’t debate their decisions over on their thread, but take the description offered. This is going to beContinue reading “TL;DR: Why did ‘the UCU leadership’ decide [for a short ballot | disaggregation | bundled ballots | ballot timing | …]?”
(Archived) UCU NEC elections 2021-22
The 2021-22 round of elections for UCU’s National Executive Committee (NEC) will open on Thursday 27 January 2022 and close on Tuesday 1 March 2022. UCU Commons is putting forward the following candidates.