How to work from home…

There are a few very simple steps to make working from home as productive as possible without feeling isolated. Make communication the top priority. Download Zoom: https://zoom.us/ This is a free video-conferencing platform – for both mobiles/tablets and computers. We in the UCU Committee also use Slack: https://slack.com/ as a workspace messaging system. There are […]

UCU coronavirus advice

Guidance for members on coronavirus and their rights at work. 1. What is corona virus? Coronaviruses (CoV) are a large family of viruses that cause illness ranging from the common cold to more severe diseases such as Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS-CoV). Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is a new strain discovered in 2019 which had not been previously […]

3 Days to Go!

National Issues – Local Pressure  Despite wet and windy weather today, our picketers covered Reid, Stow, Bourdon, Haldane and Blythswood.  Committee Member Graham Ramsay’s GSA UCU lanyards have inspired other members’ suggestions for bespoke branch materials from stickers to Top Trump Cards. Picketers have been speaking to members about the importance of the All OUT […]