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Estates Roadshow Southampton 2024

The what? The Estates Forum is a national committee for HE sector estate workers, it meets a couple of times a year in London/Zoom, and once a year has an away day meeting the “Roadshow”. Last year it was in Cambridge this year Southampton. Due to the success of the Estates Roadshow this year, there […]

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News From Oxford ,(Never Mind The Boat Race….Where’s our Money?)

Oxford leaves Cambridge in its wake, on local pay issues. £1500 Pensionable “Oxford Weighting” * During her admission speech in January 2023 the Vice-Chancellor, Irene Tracey, commissioned a review of all aspects of pay and conditions for University staff. Not very exciting as Universities love a good review, even more than they love a committee. […]

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London & Eastern Education Region Newsletter June 2024

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Cambridge University revealed to have £6 billion as workers languish on poverty-level wages

In-depth research from Unite, the UK’s leading trade union, has uncovered that Cambridge University is sitting on over £6 billion of cash and investments while trying to maintain it can’t afford to help its lowest-paid workers. The revelations coincide with fresh strike action by university workers. Cleaners, librarians, museum workers and many other staff at the university have been in […]

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Whipple Museum Shut By Industrial Action.

The Whipples Website Today 29/01/24 Welcome to the Whipple MuseumWe are open five days a week, Monday to Friday 12.30 – 16:30Please note that, due to probable industrial action, the museum will be closed on 31st January, 1st February and 2nd February https://www.whipplemuseum.cam.ac.uk/

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Cheltenham March 2024

Fight For The Right To Strike! Cheltenham March 2024, Cambridge University UNITE branch, joined thousands of other trade unionists from across the country to defend the right to strike, more info here, Inspired by this we are ready for our strike action on the 321st Jan and the 1st and 2nd of Feb. With a […]

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It will get well if you picket

7th November Strike, view from the picket line. Well if the last strike day was wet this one was cold, it was nice in the sun, but Lensfield Road has its shady bits, and one was outside Chemistry. Great turnout again, and a cracking sing-song at the rally, along with some passionate speakers.Lots of letters […]

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October 2023 Cambridge Strikes!

Great turnout for the strikes! See you on November the 1st! Great turnout for the strikes, Even the rain didn’t put our members off. Solidarity and Donuts! Loads of support from students and the public, special thanks to the Donut Donor of Downing Street, and a big honk to all the motorists who beeped, and […]

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Cambridge University Pay Strike 2023

Industrial Action, Staff Strike Over Pay. Cambridge University must address the pay of essential workers, who have voted to strike. “Any strike action will bring substantial disruption to services for students and staff including building closures. I’d urge the university to come back to the negotiating table with a better offer worthy of our members’ […]

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Strike Action At Imperial!

Imperial College: Branch report on local pay campaign 2022-23 STRIKE! BBC’s Faisal Islam meets Imperial College Unite BS, Mark Keeping (baseball cap) and UCU’s Tom Pike, at the official picket, on 23rd February 2023 Membership Up! The Imperial branch of Unite has seen an increase in membership of over 16% since September last year, primarily […]