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Bangor University staff celebrate victory in pensions dispute

Management had planned to cut pension benefits by up to 12% for support staff before UNISON campaign

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Redundancies raise their heads

UNISON prepares to defend members as staff are asked to pay the price for funding crises at two universities

Article on the UNISON National site.

UNISON declares victory in Bradford redundancy row

Regional organiser Leonie Sharp commented: “Because the University of Bradford’s senior leadership has failed to properly engage with staff and unions through this redundancy […]

Article on the UNISON National site.

Public shows support for university workers facing pay cut

University of Leicester security workers’ petition attracts nearly 1,000 signatures in days – why not add your support?

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

University of Bath agrees to reinstate living wage

UNISON welcomes ‘urgently needed first step’ but says more must be done to tackle pay inequality

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

UNISON sets out higher education pay targets

‘The gloves are off – this year, more than ever, we need a strong campaign’ conference hears

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Unions call on university employers to improve their pay offer

Latest offer ‘does not meet members’ expectations’ and needs to be improved, joint unions tell UCEA at most recent talks

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Universities in the money?

UNISON calls on higher education employers to invest in staff after £1bn+ surplus unveiled for third year in a row

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Higher ed workers vow to campaign against TU Bill

UNISON higher education conference sets out campaign to defeat bill and protect trade union rights and reps

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

University employers improve offer at latest pay talks

Offer still falls ‘far short’ of joint union pay claim, says head of education Jon Richards

Article on the UNISON National site.

Conference sets ambitious pay policy for 2019

Higher education delegates call for RPI +3% pay rise as they demand ‘an end to insulting and derisory’ offers

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Nice pay if you can get it

University vice chancellors’ pay has hit the headlines after the report on the subject from the new Office for Students – so we decided to take a deeper look at the figures behind the headlines.

P.S data on the UNISON National site.

Southampton university staff celebrate pensions win

Current staff to keep final salary pensions after strong campaign against proposals to change them – though scheme will be closed to new non-academic staff from 2019

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Higher ed employers make final offer

Service group executive meets on 23 May to consider offer of 2% or £425 a year

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Universities members vote to accept proposals on USS pension scheme

Higher education service group executive calls off industrial action ballot following vote

Article on the UNISON National site.