Welcome to Loughborough UCU

LUCU works with the University on policies, procedures and practices that affect the performance and well-being of its members. We are officially recognised as the sole negotiating body for Academic and Academic Related staff. We work hard to represent members’ interests in areas such as:

We have also contributed to national campaigns and action on issues such as

As such we are keen to be involved in any institutional initiative that may affect our members’ work performance, social life and dignity. We provide support and advice to our members when they feel that they are not receiving fair, equal and respectful treatment.

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SWG endorses the report of the JEP

The UCU superannuation working group (SWG) met on 18 September 2018 and considered the report of the JEP. After a wide ranging discussion the SWG welcomed the report as a significant and impressive piece of work. The SWG would like to express its thanks to the chair of the JEP and all members of the panel for the speed with which they undertook the task and for the report’s findings and unanimous recommendations. The SWG agreed the following position in regards to the JEP report and recommendations:

• SWG endorses the JEP report and its recommendations as basis for negotiations
• SWG looks forward to UUK and USS making the same commitment
• SWG encourages UCU branches to consider the report and recommendations and to seek the views of members
• SWG encourages branches to raise the report with their Vice Chancellor or Principal and encourage them to support the report.
• SWG looks forward to the JEP continuing its work on phase 2 of the agreed process.
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Building the anti-racist classroom: 18–19 October

A two day workshop bringing academics and students together to tackle racism in our places of learning and address inequalities in universities. For more information and to register before 12... https://t.co/ehGOKzcyQV

Stamp out casual contracts: more success at the University of Exeter

Following successes at Edinburgh, Glasgow and Sheffield, UCU welcomed the news that the University of... https://t.co/gtx5N5orhm

SWG endorses the report of the JEP

The @ucu superannuation working group (SWG) met on 18 September and considered the report of the JEP. After a wide ranging discussion the SWG welcomed the report as a significant and impressive piece of work. The SWG would like to express...

@gpiccolino83 @Steven_Parfitt1 @lborouniversity @LboroUCU Casual staff can join this FB group where we'll post info about any meetings or actions: https://t.co/lDrj0bRarB Please share with anyone you know on a casual contract at Loughborough.

As part of @ucu National #RecruitmentWeek, we will be holding a recruitment stall outside of the Edward Herbert building on Thursday lunchtime from 12:30pm to 1:30pm. Please come along for a chat and to find out more about #UCU. Event details here: https://t.co/10Y6Pcl9yw

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