On 12 December the European Commission published a memo with questions and answers based on the common understanding of the rights for citizens following the recent negotiations. We’re linking to this here not as legal advice but because we know this will be of interest to many members and because it hasn’t been widely publicised in the UK.
“Questions and Answers – the rights of EU27 and UK citizens post-Brexit, as outlined in the Joint Report from the Negotiators of the European Union and the United Kingdom Government”
You may also be interest in the response of the campaign group the3million to the latest negotiations.
For UCU members there both general and individual legal advice available – see Guide to working in the UK for EEA and non-EEA nationals.
Postgraduate students who do some teaching or carry out other paid academic work are entitled to free membership of UCU, for up to 4 years. This confers full employment support from the union, and the right to vote in union elections and industrial action ballots. For more details see https://www.ucu.org.uk/free-faqs You can join online or by phone – see https://www.ucu.org.uk/join (in the online form, choose ‘Standard full membership’ to activate the free membership offer option, and then tick the ‘yes’ … Continue reading →
You may be interested in a newsletter for UCU members from Lighthouse Financial Advice: LFA – UCU Affinity MoneyTalk Autumn 2017 (PDF download) For more on what Lighthouse Financial Advice provides for UCU members, see ucu.org.uk/financialadvice … Continue reading →
UCU advice on working in the UK for members who aren’t UK nationals is available through the UCU support centre web pages. As well as general advice explaining terms and processes, individual legal advice is available for members through the support centre. For problems relating to the University of Leeds it may be best to request a local UCU caseworker first by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. … Continue reading →