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UCU says time has come for significant pay rise in further education

@ucu says time has come for significant pay rise in Further Education   

UCU: Government policy leads to staff sack threat at Covid hit Wiltshire College

Wiltshire College has threatened to sack staff to meet government conditions for a loan. The University and College Union (@UCU) today (Friday) said the conditions were ‘offensive’, and fly in the face of government promises to support colleges as part of the levelling up agenda.  

Government guidance for student Christmas return 'riddled with holes’, says UCU

The University and College Union (@UCU) today (Wednesday) said government plans to get students home for Christmas were welcome but flaws in the guidance were a sad reflection of a government that has consistently failed to move fast enough to contain Covid. The union was responding to plans for a student travel window from 3 to 9 December in which students will return home from university.

Government's failure to instruct universities to move to online learning where possible will put public health at risk, say unions

@UCU and @NUSuk issue joint statement calling on universities  to move online where possible for new English lockdown  The University and College Union (UCU) and the National Union of Students (NUS) have said that the government's failure to instruct universities to move to online learning where possible would put public health at risk.

National lockdown put at risk by decision to keep colleges open, says UCU

National lockdown put at risk by decision to keep colleges open, says @UCU

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