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Join the union week: UCU LIVE, Tuesday 15 November, 18:30

10 November 2022

As reported earlier this week the union has confirmed the following days of strike action as part of our UCU Rising campaign:

  • Thursday 24 November
  • Friday 25 November
  • Wednesday 30 November (with a national demonstration at Kings Cross in London)

Alongside this we will be commencing ASOS (action short of a strike) to commence on Wednesday 23 November in England, Scotland and Wales, and on Friday 18 November in Northern Ireland, and you can read more about the ways you can support this here.

A huge amount of work is underway to ensure UCU can deliver the biggest and strongest picket lines ever and we want to ensure even more university staff join the union to take part. Next week is Join the union week when we will all be tasked with building our picket lines by building our union.

We're holding an online UCU LIVE event on Tuesday 15 November at 18:30, 'Building the union to WIN!' and we would like you to join us on Facebook, YouTube or Twitter.

Your local branch will be receiving packs of hard copy recruitment materials but you can help now by contacting a colleague and getting them to sign up to UCU.

It's never been more important to build our strength in numbers in university workplaces and every one of us has a part to play. Please help build our union, build our picket lines and deliver the massive strike action that's needed to win our disputes on pay, conditions and pensions.

In solidarity

Jo Grady
UCU general secretary

Last updated: 18 January 2023