Sheffield UCU (@sheffielducu )

Sheffield UCU

Bio Updates from the Sheffield University Branch of the University and College Union. Join us today:
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iPhone : Today we launch our Defend All Jobs campaign. livuni is the 2nd biggest employer in the city yet looks set to let 300 peoples contracts expire by the end of June. We call on them to collectively consult with us on this and consider their responsibilities as a civic university

Twitter Web App : 🚨Emergency General Meeting today!🚨

Join us at from 1-2pm on Zoom to discuss the progress of the USS and Four Fights disputes, and to help decide on the next steps we take as a branch.

Register now👉…

iPhone : Some of us on the Sheffield UCU committee Sheffield UCU will attend the next Equality Reps Meeting to discuss equalities issues around Covid19 in UK #universities. If you have particular questions or concerns, dm me / the ucu account *this week*. We'll do our best to follow up.

Twitter Web App : 💥Upcoming professional services staff gathering💥
Friday 29 May, 1-2, via Zoom

We'll discuss issues we're experiencing as a result of our current situation from a PS specific perspective, & have a dispute Q&A w/Robyn Orfitelli.

Register here (by 27 May):…

iPhone : this is a really excellent piece by Chris, love to see pictures of Sheff comrades and friends in Tribune and happy that Sheffield UCU has supported the organiser post discussed 😍…

Twitter Web App : Solidarity with graduate workers at Kings College London!

We have to stand together across the sector to resist cost-cutting management and reject austerity in higher education. Please sign the open letter!…

Twitter Web App : THREAD:

On 28/4 Arts & Humanities PGRs at KCL received the following email announcing the suspension of GTA hiring decisions for Sept 2020.

This leaves PGRs in a state of total uncertainty.

Please sign our open letter in support of King’s GTAs:…

Twitter Web App : 🚨GENERAL MEETING!🚨

A reminder that we are holding an online GM tomorrow afternoon from 1pm-2pm, including updates from the committee on the COVID response.

Members can register here to receive a link to the meeting!…

Twitter Web App : Our solidarity on #IWMD20 to the workers at the Ministry of Justice, and all workers put at risk by employers who are unwilling to prioritise their safety. ✊…

Twitter Web App : Today, on #IWMD20, we learn that the government has been counting single gloves to inflate their PPE count.

No worker should face unsafe working conditions. No worker should be systematically put at risk by an irresponsible, morally bankrupt government. #PPEfortheNHS #GTTO…

Twitter Web App : "For some managers, far from attempting to provide proper support for this category of staff during the lockdown, are seeing it as an opportunity to terminate short-term contracts." | Covid-19 shows up UK universities' shameful employment practices…