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DCU has begun to require academic staff in selected departments to complete extensive performance-related forms.
Following the union’s signal success this week in defending the rights of a temporary staff member, it’s worth remembering that the Protection of Employees (Fixed-Term Work) Act 2003 provides valuable safeguards against mistreatment. Any DCU staff member, part-time or full-time, who … Continue reading
The Section Committee sets out in this document (pdf) why the ‘Haddington Road Agreement’, as it affects members in Administrative and Library grades, should be rejected.
The DCU Section Committee has unanimously called on members to reject the so-called Haddington Road proposals (pdf), the Government’s latest plan for public sector pay and other cuts.
In a climate of sustained attacks on public sector workers, and workers generally, by both government and private employers, this is a good time to join a union. Membership forms in both online and print formats are available here on the … Continue reading
DCU SIPTU members have called on the union to stop its payments to The Labour Party. The following motion was passed at the DCU Section’s AGM on April 17th:
The University Research Committee in May 2010 set out its approved definition of ‘Research Active’, in its report to Academic Council.