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The Socialist 26 September 2018 |
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Victory: compulsory redundancies stopped at Leicester University
UCU strikers at the University of Nottingham, 27 February 2018, photo Gary Freeman (Click to enlarge)
The threat of solid strike action has won a victory. The campaign by Leicester University and College Union (UCU) means the threat of compulsory redundancies is off the agenda for at least the next year.
Many staff have had a hellish summer. They've been worried about their jobs and many have been forced out of the university. Others have been forced into roles they're not happy about.
UCU is confident a new agreement with management will give the union greater say and limit uni bosses' powers.
Leicester Socialist Party