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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, […]

Learning news on the UNISON Learning & Organising site.

University staff in Edinburgh to stay directly employed

Campus operations staff at Queen Margaret University chalk up win in campaign against outsourcing threat

Article on the UNISON National site.

Union vows to resist Bangor university pension threat

Move against value of support workers’ pensions is ‘pretty shabby’, says UNISON

Article on the UNISON National site.

Higher education members urged make voices heard in strike ballot

Ballot papers must be received before 25 October 2018

Article on the UNISON National site.

UNISON recommends that HE members reject employers’ pay offer

2%/£425 offer ‘falls short’ of joint unions’ pay claim

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

HE unions and employers to meet again in May to talk about pay

Meeting follows offer of 1.7%, or £325 a year, made in talks on 13 April

Article on the UNISON National site.

Tuition fees review ‘needs to support wider access’

UNISON calls for the abolition of fees and free higher education in response to Theresa May’s review

Article on the UNISON National site.

Higher education: Hull members protest against pension cuts

Low-paid staff could lose as much as £1,000 a year in retirement

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

UNISON’s university workers plan pay campaign

‘Higher education workers deserve fair pay’ conference declares as it sets out plans to build joint pay claim with fellow unions

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

UNISON to consider national employer’s final pay offer 2016/17 for higher education

Employers also offer further joint work on gender pay and casualisation

News on the UNISON National site.

University workers still not ‘all in it together’

UNISON condemns growing pay gap in higher education as new report shows that senior managers’ pay grew by 3% last year

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

University staff deserve fair pay, says Angela Rayner

Shadow education secretary sends message to UNISON members voting in ballot on pay

Article on the UNISON National site.