Bristol UCU Teach-Outs, Wednesday, 16th February 2022

Health and safety laws and UCU – workloads and the climate crisis (Rob Hancock and Nick Varney, UCU)

10am-11:15am, via Zoom

The aims of the session are:

• to explain the rights that UCU safety reps have
• to describe employers’ duties
• to understand what risk assessments are and their importance
• to consider next steps, including UCU training.

Zoom Meeting ID: 864 7315 3784
Passcode: 866369

Redland Quaker Meeting House, 126 Hampton Road, BS6 6JE

11:15am – 6pm

Please ring the MAIN ROOM BELL on arrival

11.15am – 12 noon 1968 and the ‘Negative University’ (John Foot)
12: 15 noon – 1pmA Debt Strike – the very first protest in early Rome (5th century BCE) (Ellen O’Gorman)
1.15pm – 2pmUnderstanding Brexit: How we got to where we are, and where do we go from here? (Phil Syrpis)
2.15pm – 2.45pmThe right to strike under UK and international law (Tonia Novitz)
3pm – 3.45pmTrade Union Democracy and the UCU (Madhu Krishnan)
4pm – 6pmCleaning the Internet – A story of difficult and precarious work (Rutvica Andrijasevic)

This is a 90-minute film (suitable for adults only) followed by a 30-minute discussion.