FE pay ballot results

UNISON members working in 13 further education colleges in England have voted in an industrial action ballot over the employers’ pay offer

Strike ballot over ‘derisory’ pay for college staff

Hundreds of further education (FE) staff will today (Tuesday) vote on taking strike action over pay, says UNISON. Employees at 14 colleges* across England will take part in the ballot including institutions in Bradford, Norwich and Brighton. The dispute is over a national pay offer** from employers which UNISON has rejected and described as ‘derisory’. The […]

Update on FE pay in Wales

More clarification is needed before the offer can be consulted on, says UNISON

FE members to be consulted over pay offer

Government refuses to provide additional funding for colleges to make better pay offer

Unions and employers link up to fight for colleges

Campaign will see further education unions, college employers and students lobby Parliament in October to call for proper funding

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English further education pay claim submitted

Claim is for 5% or £1,500, whichever is greater, and the living wage

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

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

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

FE consultation on English employers’ offer now open

Members in English further education have until 4 November to respond to the consultation on the employers’ ‘first and final’ pay offer

English FE members to be consulted on 1%/£250 pay offer

National committee meets on 3 October to decide its recommendation, and arrangements for consultation

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