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All Student Vote: UCU Strike Action

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On Friday 14 February 2020 dates were confirmed of upcoming strike action by UCU. This is happening as part of a national dispute over the issues of pay, workload and pensions of a significant amount of University staff, including PGRs. As a result, the Students’ Union are holding a vote for students to decide whether we should support the strike action.

The vote is open from now until 16:00 on Wednesday 19 February 2020 and only takes about 30 seconds to complete.

According to our rules, every All Student Vote requires 10% of our members to vote in order … Read the rest

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SUSU Votes to Support UCU Strike Action

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You will be aware that from Monday 25 November to Wednesday 4 December, members of UCU will be taking strike action, following a ballot of their members. SUSU’s stance on major issues affecting the academic experience like this is decided by our members following democratic procedures and so the question was taken to our AGM today.

With a result of 64% of those voting in favour of the strike action, SUSU will now be supporting the strike action.

You can find out more about the strike action and how it has come about by reading our previous discussion with UCU … Read the rest

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