College workers vote on employers’ pay offer in England

UNISON recommends rejection of pay offer of 1% or £250 from Association of Colleges in online ballot which runs until 17 November

Scottish FE workers vote on £425 a year pay rise

UNISON recommends members accept ‘cap-busting’ offer in ballot which closes on 26 July

Pay talks start today for English further education workers

Unions meet Association of Colleges for discussions over claim for ‘inflation plus 3%’ pay claim from September

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Pay claims submitted on behalf of English and Welsh college workers

UNISON and fellow further education unions ask for ‘inflation plus’ pay rises from September

Higher education unions submit 2017-18 pay claim

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

Scottish further education workers win battle for pay fairness

Months of campaigning and industrial action win improved pay offer for FE workers which matches that of lecturers

Further education pay rises agreed in England and Wales

Consultations see members agree pay rises for 2016/17 in both countries – UNISON calls on colleges in England to implement Association of Colleges offer as soon as possible

Unions call for more investment in further education

General secretary Dave Prentis signs joint letter to chancellor Philip Hammond ahead of autumn statement

‘Talk to the unions’, UNISON urges colleges in England

Union calls for full engagement with workforce following government guidance on area reviews and their implementation

Scotland’s FE workers to strike on Tuesday 6 September

First national strike will take place in support of fair pay and parity with lecturer colleagues

Scottish college workers vote to strike in pay dispute

College employers urged to use negotiations on 25 August to agee pay fairness or strikes will mark the start of new academic year

UNISON speaks up for members in post-16 review

Union gets seat on ‘national area review advisory group’ for post-16 education in England as new government guidance issues

English college review risks jobs and closures, warns union

‘Area-based reviews’ part of restructuring plans for post-16 education prompted by ‘the need to cut public expenditure’

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Members reject 0% in FE

Further education members in England reject offer from Association of Colleges in summer consultation