UCU UoN Meeting on HE Pay and Casualisation

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Wednesday 16th September, 2 – 3pm, Clive Granger, A40

We would like to invite members to our next meeting, at which we’ll be canvassing views on how UCU should take forward the pay campaign in the light of members’ rejection of the employers’ offer. We’d also like your input into our campaigns over the next year. Many of our members and potential members are affected, like other workers on campus, by increasing casualisation and we would like your views on how we might address this. Casualised contracts leave our colleagues financially insecure, and uncertain of their future in the sector. Staff on insecure and short term contracts are a priority for UCU. You can find out more about UCU’s ‘Stamp Out Casual Contracts’ campaigns here.

We’d also like to invite you to an event that same evening, co-sponsored by UoN UCU, and co-hosted by the Bertrand Russell Peace Foundation and the Centre for the Study of Social and Global Justice:

 

‘Capitalist dynamics reconfiguring the state:

alternatives to privatising public services’

with Dexter Whitfield

Wednesday 16th September 6pm

Highfield House, A01 & A02

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The event is free but registration is essential at:

http://www.eventbrite.com/e/alternatives-to-privatising-public-services-tickets-17310233374

Dexter is author of many books including Unmasking Austerity, In Place of Austerity, and Global Auction of Public Assets, available from http://www.spokesmanbooks.com/acatalog/Dexter_Whitfield.html

He is Director of European Services Strategy Unite and Adjunct Associate Professor, Australian Workplace Innovation and Social Research Centre

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