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Petition: Halt Outsourcing Plans at UoN

Please see and share our petition to halt plans for foundational IT services at the University of Nottingham: https://speakout.web.ucu.org.uk/halt-outsourcing-plans-at-the-university-of-nottingham/ On 8 October, the University of Nottingham council supported UEB’s recommendation to outsource foundational IT services to an external company. ‘Foundational … Continue reading

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Bridge Funding Proposal

On Friday, 28 June, the UCU Nottingham branch is making the case for ‘bridge funding’ for research staff coming to the end of their fixed-term contracts. This an important effort to alleviate insecurity faced by researchers. The outline for the … Continue reading

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UoN UCU Anti-Casualisation Petition

The linked petition has been written by UoN UCU’s Anti-Casualisation Committee. We encourage all members to sign and share.

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China Solidarity Motion

The following is the text of a motion that was unanimously carried at UoN UCU’s Branch Meeting on 13 February 2019. Solidarity with Chinese workers and students! This meeting notes that 12 students were arrested in different Chinese universities on … Continue reading

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Conference Report

Report from Special Higher Education Sector Conferences by Alan Barker On 7th November two special sector conferences took place in Manchester. The first was to discuss strategy on the Pay campaign and the second was to discuss the USS dispute. … Continue reading

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Anti-Outsourcing Action Group Report and Survey

The University of Nottingham UCU, Unison and Unite branches have been working together to oppose the work of University management to outsource the Information Services department in any form. In October 2017 the first report on the state and capability … Continue reading

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