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Rising together for better pay

Higher education pay dispute enters new talks

Unions and employers to hold conciliation talks in long-running HE pay dispute

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Higher education conference debates ongoing pay dispute

‘The situation cannot go on unchallenged. We’re not afraid of taking action’

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Unions ‘shocked’ by revised higher education pay offer

Those on the highest grades are offered the highest percentage rise, as new strikes dates are announced

Thousands of university workers strike again over wages

Second wave of action for HE workers

Staff at Manchester and Liverpool universities begin series of strikes over “ludicrously low” pay rise, says UNISON

A 3% pay award is nowhere near enough.

UNISON urges HE employers to ‘eradicate poverty pay’

‘We can and we will stand up for better pay,’ higher eduction delegates are told

Pay and pensions issues prompt higher education strike

Decent wage offer needed and pensions preserved

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Formal dispute lodged with higher education employers

After a clear majority of HE members reject the final pay offer, UNISON wants to bring employers back to the negotiating table

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Higher education staff reject 1.5% pay offer

The pay offer keeps up with inflation, but does not catch up with pay lost to HE staff over the past ten years

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Unions say HE employers’ pay freeze proposal is unacceptable

New Joint Negotiating Committee for Higher Education Staff will meet employers again after new living wage rates are announced

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HE executive rejects employers’ proposed pay freeze

Executive members ‘angered, dismayed and disappointed’

HE employers announce 2020 pay freeze proposal

UNISON and the joint higher education trade unions have expressed say they’re “extremely disappointed” at a proposal to freeze pay for higher education support staff

HE unions submit a ‘timely and serious’ pay claim for 2020/21

All staff deserve a pay rise that keeps up with the cost of living while catching up with 10 years of lost pay

Oxford University signs up to living wage

Thousands of staff benefit – now UNISON urges colleges to follow suit