Lecturing staff at Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) have overwhelmingly voted in favour of industrial action, including potential strike action, in a continuing dispute over pay and grading.
Statement from EIS-ULA President Holly Patrick
The EIS has opened a statutory industrial action ballot for members at Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC).
Following the significant outbreaks of Covid19 on University campuses in Scotland, the EIS-ULA has expressed its support for and solidarity with students caught up in the current situation
Further information on the upcoming Consultative Ballot
New two-day training course EIS-ULA representatives
New HE Gender Pay Gap Data Report
The EIS, in common with other HE Trade Unions and the NUS, supports the Government's HE Governance Bill currently going through the Scottish Parliament.
This letter is directly relevant to those EIS-ULA members who are members of the USS, or who chose to move to the USS if they accept a promoted post within their pre-1992 HEI at some date in the future.
EIS Report in the Use of Zero Hours Contracts in Scottish Universities
Over £1 million has been made available to help teachers in Scotland move smoothly from lecture halls into the classroom.
The EIS has identified a number of serious concerns regarding the widespread use of so-called ‘Zero-Hours’ contracts within the Higher Education Sector in Scotland.
The EIS is disappointed with the final Scottish Code of Good HE Governance issued today (Thursday) by a Steering Group of University Chairs, and calls on the Scottish Funding Council (SFC) and Scottish Government to reject using the Code
The Cabinet Secretary chaired the first meeting of the University Sector Advisory Forum on June 12, 2013 to consider strategic issues in the sector.
The EIS is disappointed with the draft version of the Scottish Code of Good HE Governance published today as it seems to offer nothing new to improve HE governance or accountability.
ACAS has issued a series of fact-sheets giving guidance to employers regarding social networking, these ACAS fact-sheets build on new research from the Institute for Employment Studies.