Once again thanks to the Communications Workers Union, no mail delivered. Today this was joined by a helpful driver from Initial services….
Unfortunate to note however that the suppliers for Baxter Storey the caterers were somewhat less sympathetic. That’s a shame – if they’re serious about being part of the university community they need to be aware of what’s important
However, nevertheless spirits were high again at a busy picket line
while more students took stickers and leaflets, and were interested when we reminded them that we’d ‘donated’ our Christmas wages that will be deducted, to their hardship funds.
Here’s a flavor of the last couple of days, provided by our own Catriona Mowat….
UCU@GCU Strikes Back! from Nina Mowat on Vimeo.
Also some useful discussions on the picket lines today with management, asking them to pressurise UCEA to come back to talks with us, and also with Court members on some of the realities. Still waiting on our Chancellor to come back to us however. Sweet dreams are made of this….
Finally – a shout out today to our comrades in CWU who are appealing tomorrow in the High Court against the outrageous injunction under Tory anti-trade union laws, which are preventing them taking the industrial action their members voted for. We hope all readers of the blog will tweet their messages of support: https://twitter.com/cwunews/status/1199768735441211392?s=12