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‘What are the funding implications?’ UNISON asks of Diamond review

Union emphasises the need for higher education to be accessible to young people from ‘deprived communities’

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Middlesex University branch wins living wage commitment

Outsourced cleaners ‘so happy’ as six-month campaign pays off with promise of pay rise

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

HE unions submit a ‘timely and serious’ pay claim for 2020/21

All staff deserve a pay rise that keeps up with the cost of living while catching up with 10 years of lost pay

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

UNISON sends solidarity message to UCU strikers

Lecturers start industrial action on campuses across UK

News on the UNISON National site.

‘Every higher education worker should get the pay they deserve’

Pay, pensions, equality and climate dominate discussion at UNISON higher education conference

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Higher education pay ballot result

University workers vote 2-1 for strike action, but ballot does not meet the threshold for legal strike action

Article on the UNISON National site.

University staff in Edinburgh vote for strike action

Dispute over outsourcing risk at Queen Margaret University sees 100% vote for action in 75% turn-out

Article 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.

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.

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.

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.

UNISON writes to vice chancellors over university pensions dispute

Union urges them to back call to involve ACAS in seeking solution on Universities Superannuation Scheme

Article 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.

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.

Universities unveil plan to wipe racism from campuses

UNISON has welcomed the publication of new guidance to tackle racial harassment in the higher education sector. Universities UK (UUK) has published the new set of recommendations designed to decisively tackle racial harassment as part of wider efforts to address racial inequality in the UK higher education. UNISON was involved in the UUK advisory group […]

Article, News on the UNISON Eastern site.