UCU Betrayal 

Precarious Workers Brighton condemns Brighton UCU’s decision to suspend strike action at the University tomorrow, 26th April, and Thursday 27th April, because of an offer from the University that reinstates the promotions system for full-time lecturers, and reinstates certain union negotiation rights, whilst selling demoted Hourly Paid Lecturers down the river. UCU has accepted the University’s offer to […]

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Precarious Workers Brighton Statement in Support of the Circus Street DIY Squatted Social Centre

Precarious Workers Brighton offers its full solidarity and support to the Circus Street DIY Squatted Social Centre, which has been opened in an unused University of Brighton building by members of the Alteenative-Students’ Union Brighton, members of the campaign against Public Space Protection Orders (PSPOs), and others, in protest against the recent imposition of PSPOs […]

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PWB Statement on the University’s Response to the 25th March Demonstration

On March 25th the Alternative Students’ Union and Precarious Workers Brighton staged a demonstration during an open day for the School of Computing, Engineering and Mathematics. Along with the Alt-SU, Precarious Workers Brighton called this demonstration because of the 70% pay cut to some Hourly Paid Lecturers in the School, which the University has consistently […]

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PWB Response to University of Brighton 15/3/17

Last Wednesday 8th March, Precarious Workers Brighton attended the open day for the School of Computing at the University of Brighton, to inform parents, care-givers, guardians, and prospective students about working conditions in the department. Until last Wednesday, the University’s Senior Management Team had not acknowledged the demand letter that Precarious Workers Brighton sent them […]

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Letter to Senior Management University of Brighton Regarding Demotion of Hourly Paid Lecturers

This is the text of a letter sent to the senior management team at University of Brighton on Tuesday 28th February by Precarious Workers Brighton. The letter includes a list of demands relating to the recent decision to demote hourly paid lecturers in the School of Computing, Engineering and Mathematics. To this date, one week […]

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