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Snow Zhang: 07720947854 or ucu@port.ac.uk

Knowing your rights at work

The TUC publish a series of guides, and have a website ‘work smart’ which is dedicated to giving information about rights at work.  Please see here:

https://www.tuc.org.uk/know-your-rights

https://worksmart.org.uk/

UCU also has some ‘know your rights’ information for groups of workers in the union, specifically those on casual contracts, and graduate teaching assistants. Please see here:

https://www.ucu.org.uk/media/2966/Stamp-Out—know-your-rights-card/pdf/know_your_rights_card.pdf

https://www.ucu.org.uk/media/11018/GTAs-know-your-rights/pdf/ucu_gta-rights_jul20.pdf

Useful Equality and Diversity resources:

Equality Challenge Unit: https://www.ecu.ac.uk/
 
ACAS Advice on Equality at Work: http://www.acas.org.uk/index.aspx?articleid=1363
Stonewall advice on supporting trans staff in the workplace: http://www.stonewall.org.uk/supporting-trans-staff-workplace

If I join UCU will I be forced to go on strike?

If I join UCU will I be forced to go on strike?
The short answer is no. All members are balloted about possible strike action but even if a strike is called the decision to come out on strike is yours.

I would like to update my membership details. Where can I do this?

You can do it yourself online at:

the UCU’s membership pages

https://www.ucu.org.uk/ucumembership

https://members.ucu.org.uk/

 

Membership queries

I’m not a member, but would like to join. Can I do it online?
Yes, you can. You’ll need to have your bank details to hand:
https://join.ucu.org.uk/

Where can I find out about UCU, national or regional goings-on?

Where can I find out about UCU, national or regional goings-on?
You can check the UCU’s News page here

Welcome

Welcome to University of Portsmouth UCU.