Striking for a week in December

Striking for a week in December

Since we last took industrial action, we have finally started to make some meaningful progress with the University. The next two weeks will be crucial to continue this momentum. We are calling on all of our members in the University to take strike action for all of...
UWE UNISON rally

UWE UNISON rally

This is a call to action to our members, because if we do nothing, then nothing will change!  On Tuesday 28th November, the UWE Board of Governors will be meeting in the afternoon on Frenchay campus in X block. UWE UNISON is organising a rally outside the building to...
UWE UNISON in solidarity with the Palestinians

UWE UNISON in solidarity with the Palestinians

Tamsila Tauqir, Vice-Chair of the University of the West of England UNISON branch. Speech at Palestinian Solidarity Campaign and Stop the War rally for Palestine on 13th October 2023 in Bristol, UK. “UNISON, the largest trade union in the UK has stated that the...
Wages not war!

Wages not war!

A couple of weeks ago I attended the Stop the War Annual General Meeting (AGM) on behalf of our UWE UNISON branch. The afternoon session was focused on the role of trade unions in opposing war. After all, it’s often us, the working class who are the cannon fodder for...
Strike action 2, 3, October 2023

Strike action 2, 3, October 2023

Although the University met with us earlier in the month (information on this meeting to follow) they did not offer anything to prevent further strike days so please prepare to take action on Monday 2nd and Tuesday 3rd October. We must keep up the level of...
Strike action – Frequently asked questions

Strike action – Frequently asked questions

These frequently asked questions will hopefully answer any queries you might have, if not please get in touch at unison@uwe.ac.uk
We will keep updating them as queries come in, so do keep checking back.