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Evolving Goldsmiths

Dear Members, You would have seen the email sent by Professor Francis Corner on Tuesday 28 January. UNISON and UCU are in agreement that there are still a number of questions that have not been answered in relation to Goldsmith's current financial position.  ...

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Goldsmiths UNISON social

  We’d like to say a huge thank you to everyone that came to our Christmas Social today, it was great seeing so many of our members and it really shows how we’ve grown as a branch over the last few years. To those that couldn’t make our social, don’t worry we are...

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HE Pay ballot results

Dear Members, The higher education pay ballot closed on 30 October 2019. The results are that a majority of members voted in favour of strike action. Unfortunately, the turnout in the ballot did not reach the legally required threshold of 50% that is needed to take...

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Bringing Security in-house update

After many months of negotiations with our union and Goldsmiths senior management; It’s great news to hear that security will be brought in house and our branch would like to thank all the staff and students who lent their support to the campaign. We will continue to...

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HE pay ballot

Pay for staff in universities and colleges has gone down relative to inflation over the last ten years yet income to universities has increased. UNISON is running a national ballot of our HE members and asking you to vote YES for strike action to demand an...

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Goldsmiths Anti-Racist Action

UNISON congratulates the massive achievements of the occupiers supported by many students and staff to tackle the scourge of racism and set in train a transformative list of actions and proposals. We know this is just the start and we will continue to support all...

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HE pay consultation

UNISON’s pay claim UNISON pushed hard for a decent pay rise for our members in higher education. Along with the other HE unions, our pay claim was for: a rise of RPI plus 3%, or a minimum increase of £3,349 £10 per hour minimum rate of pay All universities to become...

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UCL UNISON Bring Them In Campaign

UCL UNISON branch launched a campaign to bring all outsourced workers back in house in December 2018. After months of campaigning UCL are starting to take notice, however pressure is needed for them to take the campaign seriously. This is why UCL UNISON have started...

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