Latest roundup: cases, branches and equality matters

Last month's round-up Following a successful round of executive elections, the union's top team have been busy reviewing and planning the year ahead. Following member ballots, we have applied to join the Global Deal and joined the call for an all-parliamentary committee to be set up to review reparations to victims of the trans-Atlantic slave … Continue reading Latest roundup: cases, branches and equality matters

Demands from UWU members rejected by NEU bosses

Last month, the NEU Branch wrote a demand letter to Dr Mary Bousted and Kevin Courtney, Joint General Secretaries of the National Education Union (NEU) calling on a pause to the pension consultation and space for meaningful negotiations to stop cuts to our retirement.   Read the branch’s demands letter Read the response from NEU Statement … Continue reading Demands from UWU members rejected by NEU bosses

Demand a fair pension at the NEU: Open letter to Dr Mary Bousted and Kevin Courtney, Joint General Secretaries, National Education Union

Dear Mary and Kevin, Save our pensions! UWU members who work at the NEU have recently been made aware of the NEU Executive planning to impose significant cuts to staff pensions. Lower future benefits, higher costs for staff and savings for the employer. We are ordinary working people and we’ve gone above and beyond during … Continue reading Demand a fair pension at the NEU: Open letter to Dr Mary Bousted and Kevin Courtney, Joint General Secretaries, National Education Union

Money, motions and meetings – December update

Money, money, money... MONEY! Under UWU rules the Executive reviews the subscription rates in October each year. Currently, members can join for £20 for the first year but many of us are reaching the end of this period. Therefore, the Executive has discussed and is now recommending a subscription structure as we move into 2021. Full details … Continue reading Money, motions and meetings – December update