1. Next steps on Statutes, including discussion of academic censure and boycott. Including: 1.1. Motion on the continuance of our dispute with the university (link) 2. Motion: adoption of modified UCU model local rules (link) 3. Motion: donation to UCU University of Manchester branch fighting fund This local association agrees to donate £200 to the UCU University of Manchester who are striking over job cuts. Proposed by the committee 4. Election of UCU congress representatives Please submit nominations to the branch administrator by 24 hours before the start of the meeting. 5. Motions to (1) the Higher Education Special Sector Conference to determine national UCU industrial strategy and (2) the decision-making conference of pre-92 branches to determine a response to proposals in respect to USS. These conferences have been convened by UCU at short notice so we won’t be able to give the usual deadlines for submitting and circulating motions. Please submit motions by 24 hours before the general meeting so that we can print copies; you can submit motions up to the start of the general meeting but you will need to bring sufficient copies for members at the meeting. Two motions have already been submitted by the committee for … continue reading
There central UCU membership system is currently off-line. UCU is moving to a new, easier to use, online membership account system. We’re expecting the new system to be up and running shortly. You can join UCU by phone 0333 207 0719 or by filling in a paper form available from your local UCU rep or the UCU office, 7.51 EC Stoner Building. … continue reading
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