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University backs unions’ call for time off to support climate strike

University of Leeds senior management has agreed to grant all staff a one-hour paid stoppage on Friday 24 September to support the youth climate strike taking place in Leeds.  The time off was agreed following a joint request from UCU, Unison and Unite.  A rally for all staff and students is planned …
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Return to more in-person activity

You will have seen that the University has issued further guidance in relation to returning to campus over the next month, including some in-person teaching and other activity. Much of this guidance has not been subject to trade union consultation, and I know that many of us as staff members …
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Open letter: Jet Zero – add your name

Would you like to add your name to a joint letter from academics at University of Leeds calling for tougher action to reduce the climate change impacts of air travel? The letter is being put together by the Group for Action on Leeds Bradford Airport (GALBA). If you wish to put your …
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This page was last updated on 25 March 2021