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University pay talks begin

Although no offer has been tabled, UNISON described the discussions as “constructive” and all parties have said they intend to make progress across all elements of the claim at the next meeting.

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University members asked to strike to defend USS pension scheme

Industrial action ballot follows 91% rejection of proposed move to ‘defined contribution’ scheme in consultation of affected members

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HE members to be consulted over proposed pension changes

Members in the Universities Superannuation Scheme pension scheme face loss of money under proposals from the employer

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UNISON welcomes Cambridge living wage move

University to seek formal accreditation from Living Wage Foundation – a move which UNSION says should be copied across all UK universities

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Higher education: UNISON wins SOAS commitment to end outsourcing

Union’s campaign sees employer agree to bring all core support services back in house by September 2018

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Universities urged to support EU staff

Higher education conference calls on employers to give practical support staff to 12,500 support staff dealing with uncertainty following Brexit vote

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University spending on agency staff soars to £200m

‘Casualisation is short sighted, bad for staff and bad for students’ says UNISON, as it reveals growing scale of the problem

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UNISON launches higher education pay campaign

Higher education conference backs call for 5% or £1,000 pay rise

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Union welcomes education funding call but expresses concerns

The words are fine, but action and government investment is needed to make Augar review recommendations work

News on the UNISON National site.

Union issues pension warning for university and college workers

Government plans to allow employers in England to opt out of local government pension scheme are an ‘unwarranted and grievous’ attack on higher and further education staff

News on the UNISON National site.