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Build the rank and file!
The election of Jo Grady as UCU General Secretary earlier this year was a big step forward for the union.
The previous leadership had a record of compromising too soon in disputes and had never delivered the support for workplace organising needed to change the power balance in universities. Electing officials and NEC members committed to a more combative approach to organising is important, but it’s not sufficient, or an end in itself.