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November 5th, 2013:

PUBLIC MEETING : Zero Tolerance for Zero Hours

 Zero-hours Contracts have no place in Higher Education

Wednesday 13th November 2013 at 5.30pm at London Metropolitan University, room GCG08 Tower Building (opposite Holloway Road Tube Station)

Speakers: John McDonnell MP, Jeremy Corbyn MP. Liz Lawrence {Vice President UCU}, Katherine West {Leader Labour Group Islington Council}, John Fox {Branch Chair Bakers Union Hovis}, Jane Thompson {UCU HPL National Officer} plus UCU Member Edinburgh University

 Meeting sponsored by the London Met UCU, supported by London Met Unison and Students Union. Supported by London Region UCU

In some universities as many as half of all staff are on zero hours contracts. (more…)