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category international | worker & community struggles and protests | press release author Wednesday January 30, 2008 21:38author by Stuart Report this post to the editors

FoI release of ethnic and religious minority employment experience at Kingston University

Freedom of Information legislation is exposing the experience of religious and ethnic employment grievances and appeals across university employment. Bullied Academics (http://bulliedacademics.blogspot.com/index.html) provides a forum for exchanging FoI release data and experiences.

News from Kingston University, UK

1. During the past 10 years how many formal grievances have been raised by employees? How many employees have raised such grievances?

Answer: 36 grievances have been raised by 28 people.

2. Of those grievances appealed to the level of Vice Chancellor, how many appeals were successful?

Answer: None (although one was partially upheld).

3. Of those grievances appealed to the level of Board of Governors, how many appeals were successful?

Answer: None.

4. Of those grievances appealed (i.e. beyond the level of Personnel to the Vice Chancellor and/or Board of Governors), how many employees launching such appeals are still employed by the University?

Answer: Two.

5. Of those employees dismissed on any grounds, please provide the percentage of these employees who were members of ethnic and/or religious minorities.

Answer: The University does not record employees religion. The percentage of employees who were members of ethinc minorities was 57% (4 out of 7).

6. Of all employees dismissed on any grounds, please provide the percentage of these who were non-British born.

Answer: 28% (2 out of 7).

7. Of all employees hired since 1998, what is the average length in years/months of employment of such employees?

Answer: From the data the University has recorded from 1998 the overall average length of employment in years/months is 3 years 1 month.

8. Of the above average length of employment, what is the figure for employees who are members of ethnic/religious minorities?

Answer: The University does not record employees religion. The average length of employment for employees who are members of ethnic minorities is 2 years and 10 months.

9. Of the above average length of employment, what is the figure for employees who are non-British?

Answer: The average length of employment for employees who are non-British is 2 years and 8 months.

Related Link: http://bulliedacademics.blogspot.com/2008/01/news-from-....html
author by Artressa Phunding - www.sirpeterscott.compublication date Thu Jan 31, 2008 19:01author email blowthewhistle at sirpeterscott dot comReport this post to the editors

Note: The above figures for items 1-6 are for the years 2005-2007 ONLY.
Kingston University maintains that it only holds records for these items dating back to 2005.
Items 7-9 cover the period since 1998, as stated in this article.

Related Link: http://www.sirpeterscott.com
author by Artressa Phundingpublication date Thu Mar 06, 2008 18:23Report this post to the editors

The following spreadsheet is a year by year statistical summary of reasons for leaving the University from 2003-2008, including dismissals, resignations, retirements, etc.

Note that since 2005 there have been 11 dismissals.

The University reports that 36% of these dismissals were of members of religious/racial/ethnic minorities. 18% were of non-British born individuals.

attachment Statistics on Reasons for Leaving - Kingston University 2003-08 0.02 Mb

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