Bristol UCU Newsflash, 8th March 2023

1) Picket Lines, Wednesday 15th March, From 08:30

  • Picket Lines from 08:30. Reps to pick up strike materials from UCU Office from 07:45
  • Main Picket Line/PS Picket Line Outside 5TA
  • Assemble for 11:15 outside Victoria Rooms.  
  • March from Vic Rooms to Joint Union Rally@College Green (TBC)

2) Branch General Meeting, Thursday, 23rd March, 13:00-14:00, Microsoft Teams

The regularly scheduled March Branch General Meeting now falls on a strike day, so it has been rescheduled for Thursday 23 March at 1pm to be held on Microsoft Teams.  

An agenda and link to the Teams meeting will follow in due course.

3) Local Hardship Fund – Reminder for HPTs / TSRs

  • Hourly Paid Teachers / Teaching Support Role staff can claim for the loss of all contact/delivery hours on strike days, but staff should not submit claims before strike action has taken place.
  • Industrial action can be called off at short notice, so we can only accept claims once those contact/delivery hours have been missed.
  • All queries about the Local Hardship Fund should be sent to: