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.

Signatory of DORA LUCU are proud to be a signatory of DORA, let’s change what we value in research.   Counselling, support, financial assistance and more available to members through Education Support Partnership.

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Loughborough employees in Materials Eng and Chemical Eng, please come along to our UCU stall at your coffee morning this Friday from 10:30am until midday. We will be there to answer any questions you have, members and non-members welcome to come and chat.

LUCU News: October 2018

In this month’s newsletter:

Results of the 2018 Pay Ballot
General Meeting - change of date
Memorial service for Memiş Acar

and much, much, more...

.@LufbraPandP are planning a demonstration in #Leicester outside the #Samsung store on Wednesday to call on them to allow their factory workers to unionise.

Bus from Loughborough at 4:12pm from Lemyngton St. All workers deserve the right to join a union.


Full results of the HE Pay and Equality Ballot: https://t.co/gq692RGqsw

Thanks to everyone who voted in the UCU HE Pay ballot. We came very close to the 50% required turnout, 8th best turnout of any HE branch, just one vote short of the threshold.

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