Following the successful protest yesterday and further calls from within the branch to respond to the unjust sacking and disciplinaries, the Justice for the Halesowen 4 campaign team will be staging a public meeting at: Old Hill Cricket Club Haden Hill Park Road Cradley Heath West Midlands B64 7HF Map here: http://www.oldhillcc.co.uk/page5.html The meeting will […]

Large numbers of union and student activists gathered as the sun rose at Halesowen College today to show senior management that shock and outrage at the dismissal of Dave Muritu and the disciplinaries being pushed on other staff had not gone away as intended over the Christmas holidays, but has grown and grown to breaking […]

On Monday 7th 2013, three further UCU members will be in hearings as a part of the ongoing disciplinary of Halesowen College’s Maths department.  After the dismissal of Dave Muritu, it is important that we show our support and show that a further injustice must not take place!  Join us as we lobby Halesowen College […]

WHAT HAPPENED? On December 20th David Muritu, who is branch secretary for Halesowen UCU, was dismissed from his job as Maths Lecturer at Halesowen College. The college failed to follow their own disciplinary procedure or ACAS guidelines fully. The evidence provided did not by their own admission support an accusation of misconduct. The dismissal was […]