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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.

Higher education: Government urged to get a grip on vice chancellor salaries

UNISON has written to universities minister Jo Johnson to call for more transparency in decision-making over pay in the higher education sector.

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Higher education unions submit 2017-18 pay claim

Unions challenge universities to improve pay that has ‘significantly fallen behind inflation’

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

‘We have to stand up for each other’ HE conference hears

Assistant general secretary Roger McKenzie opens higher education conference with call to organise and remember union values

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

‘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.

University staff in Edinburgh vote for strike action

The members who voted are campus operations staff, including supervisors, security officers, facilities assistants and members of the grounds team […]

Article on the UNISON National site.

UCL UNISON launches #BringThemIn campaign for outsourced workers

‘Our members deserve equality in terms and conditions’ declares union

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

‘We will defend our members’ interests’ vows university branch

University of South Wales Group launches formal consultation on budget cuts, including possible job losses

News on the UNISON National site.

Union urges universities to ‘get houses in order’ on race

Figures show Black workers to be under-represented in higher education workforce

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Higher education unions reject initial pay offer for 2016-17

Employers’ initial offer to higher education unions does not include the living wage

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

How much have higher education workers lost?

UNISON launches ‘salary loss calculator’ for UK university staff ahead of September’s industrial action ballot

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Higher ed conference backs campaign to keep NHS bursaries

Higher education delegates pledge to lobby for a reversal of Chancellor George Osborne’s decision to scrap bursary

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Trade unions win reinstatement of Living Wage at University of Bath

Senior managers at the University of Bath have agreed to proposals from UNISON and other trade unions to reinstate a minimum hourly rate of £8.75 and to seek accreditation with the Living Wage Foundation. UNISON, the public service union representing the 300 staff affected, has welcomed the decision as an urgently needed first step towards addressing […]

News, Press release on the UNISON South West site.

Cutting the cost of learning with UNISON

It’s back to school season! If shop displays of stationery and shiny black shoes are putting you in the mood to learn something new, you might well find that being a UNISON member puts you at an advantage. Members are entitled to discounts on all sorts of courses, from short and sharp to full degree length, […]

On the UNISON Learning & Organising site.