UCU branches are asked to prepare members to recommence the assessment boycott on Friday 16 January, to be confirmed after a specially arranged Higher Education Committee meeting on 14 January.
UCU will be handing over the 17,000 signature string petition to Universites UK at the USS board meeting on 4 December. UCU branches across the country will be reinforcing the message by handing copies over to their own university management.
UCU members are asked to sign a mass petition demanding fair pensions which will be presented to the employers on 4 December.
UPDATE: Over 17,000 of you have now signed!
Please show your support for UCU members at the University of Liverpool UCU who are threatened with 100% pay deductions for taking part in action short of a strike.
UCU general secretary Sally Hunt has written to members explaining why they’re being asked to observe the assessment and marking boycott.
As the assessment and marking boycott starts UCU has written to the 69 affected universities and warned of even greater sanctions if they dock full pay from the staff involved. The letter, sent by UCUâ€™s head of bargaining, Michael MacNeil, warns institutions that if they take a confrontational approach to pay docking they will ‘only…
Assessment boycott to begin on 6 November after employers fail to provide pension assurances.