Open petitions & letters

People Plus pay petition

In September 2016 People Plus management gave a presentation to all staff informing them they would receive a 2% pay rise in January 2017. In January 2017, managers have been instructed to tell staff that they will no longer be getting this pay award. Management have not had the courtesy to inform all staff of this officially in writing. We, the undersigned, are members of prison education staff for People Plus and call on the…

Trade union victimisation at University of Liverpool

UCU believes that our longstanding rep Dawn Holdman has been dismissed from her job because of her trade union activities. In a restructure involving significant numbers of staff, Dawn was the only one to be made compulsorily redundant. She is also the only active trade unionist in that school. Dawn has worked tirelessly to assist members of staff with problems at work and now the union is asking you to stand with her. Please sign the petition…


Save Manchester Metropolitan University Cheshire campus

Manchester Metropolitan University’s board of governors has employed financial consultants to review the academic and financial sustainability of the Cheshire campus. UCU believes that there is a viable future for MMU in Crewe and call on the university to commit to a sustainable future there.

Success at Coventry

UCU is pleased to confirm that staff who were put on FutureWorks agency contracts will now be offered CU Services employment contracts, recognition has now been agreed and in addition, the union and the university have agreed to meet for talks around the issue of dealing with recognition in the group’s companies. Thank you to…