We are Ready to Picket on Wednesday



We have everything in place to PICKET on Wednesday 1st December.
 

Information on the GSA UCU Picket line
Top tips to make the strike effective
Top tips for members with management responsibility,

Take a look at our new linktr.ee/gsaucu 

PICKET – We have everything in place to PICKET on Wednesday 1st December.

We will be there from 8:30 am till 1 pm. Meet outside the Reid Building, and we will send a team to Stow. 

What we need you to do:
Wear a mask,
Maintain social distance,
Do a Lateral Flow Test before attending the picket line. Get yours here: https://www.gov.uk/order-coronavirus-rapid-lateral-flow-tests
Anyone with Covid-19 symptoms should not attend and should self-isolate and book a PCR test,
Dress for the weather. 

What we will do:Collect names and phone numbers for contact tracing purposes,
Have hand sanitiser available,
Inform UCU Scotland who will inform Police Scotland that we will be picketing,
A risk assessment. 

It will be great to see as many of you as possible on Wednesday!

If you can’t make it in person: there will be a ‘virtual picket’ at 10 am on Zoom; details to follow. 

Join the Picket – Wednesday 1st December, 8:30 am till 1 pm.

If you don’t feel able to participate in the picket, then strike.
If you don’t feel able to strike, then take Action Short of Strike.

Top tips
Highest impact: Join the picket line on Wednesday the 1st,
Simple – Don’t inform your manager of your intentions regarding the strike,
More challenging – Don’t anticipate the action by rescheduling teaching,
Most important – Look after yourself,
Support students – Let them know why you are going on strike; our working conditions are their learning conditions.
When it is over – If your line manager asks if you took strike action, then answer truthfully,

What Next – ASOS. More details to follow. 

Top tips if you have management responsibility.
Highest impact – Go on strike yourself, facilitate your colleagues by supporting the action, and join the picket line,
Simple – Don’t ask colleagues if they intend to strike,
More Challenging – Don’t anticipate members striking action by putting in mitigation before the action,
Most Important – Don’t add workload to yourself or non-members! The strike is about workload. Look after yourself and your colleagues,
Support students – let them know why we are on strike; our working conditions are their learning conditions.,
When it is over – don’t ask staff to reschedule activity affected by the strike unless you can remove something else from their work plan to make room for it,

What next – ASOS. More details to follow.
Take a look at our new linktr.ee with links to useful resources for the strike and ASOS

GSAUCU Committee

https://linktr.ee/gsaucu
 https://www.gsa-ucu.org.uk/
twitter.com/gsaucu


We have everything in place to PICKET on Wednesday 1st December.
 

Information on the GSA UCU Picket line
Top tips to make the strike effective
Top tips for members with management responsibility,

Take a look at our new linktr.ee/gsaucu 

PICKET – We have everything in place to PICKET on Wednesday 1st December.

We will be there from 8:30 am till 1 pm. Meet outside the Reid Building, and we will send a team to Stow. 

What we need you to do:
Wear a mask,
Maintain social distance,
Do a Lateral Flow Test before attending the picket line. Get yours here: https://www.gov.uk/order-coronavirus-rapid-lateral-flow-tests
Anyone with Covid-19 symptoms should not attend and should self-isolate and book a PCR test,
Dress for the weather. 

What we will do:Collect names and phone numbers for contact tracing purposes,
Have hand sanitiser available,
Inform UCU Scotland who will inform Police Scotland that we will be picketing,
A risk assessment. 

It will be great to see as many of you as possible on Wednesday!

If you can’t make it in person: there will be a ‘virtual picket’ at 10 am on Zoom; details to follow. 

Join the Picket – Wednesday 1st December, 8:30 am till 1 pm.

If you don’t feel able to participate in the picket, then strike.
If you don’t feel able to strike, then take Action Short of Strike.

Top tips
Highest impact: Join the picket line on Wednesday the 1st,
Simple – Don’t inform your manager of your intentions regarding the strike,
More challenging – Don’t anticipate the action by rescheduling teaching,
Most important – Look after yourself,
Support students – Let them know why you are going on strike; our working conditions are their learning conditions.
When it is over – If your line manager asks if you took strike action, then answer truthfully,

What Next – ASOS. More details to follow. 

Top tips if you have management responsibility.
Highest impact – Go on strike yourself, facilitate your colleagues by supporting the action, and join the picket line,
Simple – Don’t ask colleagues if they intend to strike,
More Challenging – Don’t anticipate members striking action by putting in mitigation before the action,
Most Important – Don’t add workload to yourself or non-members! The strike is about workload. Look after yourself and your colleagues,
Support students – let them know why we are on strike; our working conditions are their learning conditions.,
When it is over – don’t ask staff to reschedule activity affected by the strike unless you can remove something else from their work plan to make room for it,

What next – ASOS. More details to follow.
Take a look at our new linktr.ee with links to useful resources for the strike and ASOS

GSAUCU Committee

https://linktr.ee/gsaucu
 https://www.gsa-ucu.org.uk/
twitter.com/gsaucu


We have everything in place to PICKET on Wednesday 1st December.
 

Information on the GSA UCU Picket line
Top tips to make the strike effective
Top tips for members with management responsibility,

Take a look at our new linktr.ee/gsaucu 

PICKET – We have everything in place to PICKET on Wednesday 1st December.

We will be there from 8:30 am till 1 pm. Meet outside the Reid Building, and we will send a team to Stow. 

What we need you to do:
Wear a mask,
Maintain social distance,
Do a Lateral Flow Test before attending the picket line. Get yours here: https://www.gov.uk/order-coronavirus-rapid-lateral-flow-tests
Anyone with Covid-19 symptoms should not attend and should self-isolate and book a PCR test,
Dress for the weather. 

What we will do:Collect names and phone numbers for contact tracing purposes,
Have hand sanitiser available,
Inform UCU Scotland who will inform Police Scotland that we will be picketing,
A risk assessment. 

It will be great to see as many of you as possible on Wednesday!

If you can’t make it in person: there will be a ‘virtual picket’ at 10 am on Zoom; details to follow. 

Join the Picket – Wednesday 1st December, 8:30 am till 1 pm.

If you don’t feel able to participate in the picket, then strike.
If you don’t feel able to strike, then take Action Short of Strike.

Top tips
Highest impact: Join the picket line on Wednesday the 1st,
Simple – Don’t inform your manager of your intentions regarding the strike,
More challenging – Don’t anticipate the action by rescheduling teaching,
Most important – Look after yourself,
Support students – Let them know why you are going on strike; our working conditions are their learning conditions.
When it is over – If your line manager asks if you took strike action, then answer truthfully,

What Next – ASOS. More details to follow. 

Top tips if you have management responsibility.
Highest impact – Go on strike yourself, facilitate your colleagues by supporting the action, and join the picket line,
Simple – Don’t ask colleagues if they intend to strike,
More Challenging – Don’t anticipate members striking action by putting in mitigation before the action,
Most Important – Don’t add workload to yourself or non-members! The strike is about workload. Look after yourself and your colleagues,
Support students – let them know why we are on strike; our working conditions are their learning conditions.,
When it is over – don’t ask staff to reschedule activity affected by the strike unless you can remove something else from their work plan to make room for it,

What next – ASOS. More details to follow.
Take a look at our new linktr.ee with links to useful resources for the strike and ASOS

GSAUCU Committee

https://linktr.ee/gsaucu
 https://www.gsa-ucu.org.uk/
twitter.com/gsaucu