Industrial action

Goldsmiths is among a number of UK universities where industrial action is taking place.

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The strike action and action short of a strike has been called by University and College Union (UCU) as part of national disputes over pensions and pay and conditions.

Strike action took place on:

  • Monday 25 November to Friday 29 November – five consecutive days
  • Monday 2 December to Wednesday 4 December – three consecutive days

Action short of a strike started on Monday 25 November and could continue until 29 April 2020.

Members taking action short of a strike will come to work on the usual working days but may take one or more of the following actions:

  • working to contract
  • not covering for absent colleagues
  • not rescheduling lectures or classes cancelled due to strike action
  • not sharing materials relating to lectures or classes cancelled as a result of strike action
  • not undertaking any voluntary activities