The EIS-FELA Branch at Forth Valley College is outraged that the redundancy process, launched on February 12th by the College, is set to continue during the coronavirus epidemic.

This shameless march onward by management is happening despite appeals made by the EIS-FELA Branch that the College stay the process during the pandemic.

These so-called 'modernising' proposals would result in the potential redundancy of over 31 lecturing jobs. The college is set to introduce instructor-assessor roles to replace some lecturers giving them diminished rights and inferior terms and conditions.

The College's proposals target lecturers who currently provide a valuable service in the delivery of vocational education, such as hairdressing, care, construction and practical engineering.

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