Students’ Union Calls for an Independent Review of Security Following Referendum

A meeting was held on Monday 13th May following the landslide 'Yes' vote in Thursday's referendum to prevent the outsourcing of in-house security staff jobs to private security provider G4S. In attendance was Gordon Douglas (Director of QUBSU), Jason O'Neill (President) and also prominent members of the 'Save Students' Jobs' campaign team, Tyler McNally, Johnny Gasllagher,Continue reading “Students’ Union Calls for an Independent Review of Security Following Referendum”

97% in Favour of Halt to Outsourcing as ‘Save Student Jobs’ Referendum is Held

History has been made this week as nearly 1400 students voted in Thursday’s referendum to ‘Save Student Jobs’. Of the 1388 who voted, 97% were in favour of an immediate halt to plans to outsource QUBSU security positions – a total of 1348 people. A margin of just 3% (40 people) voted ‘No’ to theContinue reading “97% in Favour of Halt to Outsourcing as ‘Save Student Jobs’ Referendum is Held”

QUBSU President Jason O’Neill Speaks Out on ‘Save Students’ Jobs’ Referendum

QUBSU President, Jason O’Neill, has released a statement concerning the outsourcing of SU security staff jobs to G4S. “A recommendation was approved by the Students’ Union Management Board on 15 June 2011, to extend the management of our security contract which is currently operated by G4S, to cover all security personnel” said Mr O’Neill. Just what was approved byContinue reading “QUBSU President Jason O’Neill Speaks Out on ‘Save Students’ Jobs’ Referendum”

VP Campaigns and Communications Speaks Out on ‘Save Student Jobs’ Referendum

Connor Daly, Vice President Campaigns and Communications, has spoken out for the first time on tomorrow’s referendum on the planned outsourcing of QUBSU jobs to private firm G4S. Following last night’s Annual Business Meeting of Student Council, where the Sabbatical Officer came under fire for a perceived failure in raising awareness on tomorrow’s referendum, Mr.Continue reading “VP Campaigns and Communications Speaks Out on ‘Save Student Jobs’ Referendum”