Strike action Thu 29th September

Please share with your friends and come along. Here you can find the address of the picket sites: Central House, Moorgate, Tower Building Please downloadour campaign materials from the links below and share widely – strike flyer for printing stike-29sept-flyer-final – strike flyer for students strike-students-4 – posters for selfies london-met-solidarity-selfie-sign-with-logo

London Met UCU members voted for strike action

Dear colleagues and friends, As you will now have been informed London Met UCU members have voted by 63% to take strike action to demand the reinstatement of our union reps: Mark Campbell and David Hardman, and as importantly to escalate our fight against the compulsory redundancies that a large number of members are still…

Letter of support from Sally Hunt, UCU General Secretary

Dear colleague As you will be aware, your union UCU is balloting you to ask whether you are prepared to take industrial action over redundancies and the dismissal of UCU union reps at London Metropolitan University. The ballot opens today and I am writing to ask you to please complete and return your ballot paper….

London Met’s spinning VC

A response to John Raftery’s letter in The Guardian (9th August): The Vice-Chancellor of London Metropolitan University, John Raftery, performs several sleights-of-hand when presenting evidence for the institution’s supposed upward trajectory (‘London Metropolitan University is on the rise, not in decline’). For instance, the “all-time high” student satisfaction scores he mentions were acheived with staffing…

London Met: one step closer to greylisting & strike action

An online indicative e-ballot of UCU members at London Met closed yesterday afternoon. Following the count by staff at UCU HQ we are very pleased to announce that London Met UCU members have voted overwhelmingly by 76% (YES) to 24% (NO) to move to a legal strike ballot in September 2016, and by 86% (YES)…

Thanks to PCS, NUT, RMT, UNISON, UCU, SU and all friends

We so much wish to thank PCS for supporting our campaign. PCS President Janice Godrich, General Secretary Mark Serwotka and Asst Gen Sec Chris Baugh saying stop the victimisations and the job cuts at London Met University in the photo below: Thanks  also to Dominic McFadden (PCS NEC) who spoke at our demonstration on Saturday,…