UCL UCU: Strike days in reading week

10 February 2023

This is to let you know about the next strike days in our ongoing action for pay, conditions, and pensions.

Special picket on Wednesday 15th, 8am - 10.30am @ Bidborough House in Solidarity with Professional Services Staff and Researchers

We asked the national UCU if we could change the strike days that fall in our reading week. Unfortunately they have replied this afternoon to say this is not possible.

We also note that many UCL workers do not have a reading week (e.g., PS staff and Researchers). But we realise that asking many people to picket 3 days during reading week is a big ask.

Our Strike Meeting on Thurs 9th suggested instead that we should have a day of concentrated picketing, rather than asking our members to picket all three strike days. 

For the above reasons, the UCL UCU Executive has decided to call for physical picketing on Wednesday only with the theme #NotOnlyLecturers. The picket details are above and we are asking as many members as possible to turn up on Wednesday to support our PS staff and Researchers.

Picketing will start at 8.30 and end at 10.30am, with a big, noisy session outside Bidborough House. We will also maintain a picket at the Gower Street Gates where people can pick up materials.

UCL UCU Executive 


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