Capability Procedure

AUCU is supporting members who have been unfairly put into the Capability Procedure. We believe the procedure should be used as a support mechanism for staff who are struggling to cope with their workload (eg on returning to work after illness) and not as a punitive measure or for performance management. Read more>>

Casework

AUCU recently held a caseworkers meeting with our regional officers in order to discuss strategy and planning. If you are interested in casework, please read our Personal Case Assistance section or contact Susan Melvin - ucu@abdn.ac.uk | 01224 272377.

Workload

Increasingly, members are coming to us for help with unmanageable workload expectations and reporting that they feel stressed and under pressure. We are discussing this issue with the University via various forums.  You can read the paper we submitted to the Joint Negotiating & Consultative Committee here.