UNISON recommends higher education staff reject ‘inadequate’ pay offer

A pay offer to higher education staff falls far short of the annual rise they deserve as university bosses have seen their salaries soar, says UNISON. The union’s higher education executive has now agreed unanimously to recommend the “inadequate” 2019/20 pay offer from UCEA higher education national employers should be rejected. UNISON will now undertake […]

HE employers make final pay offer

UNISON’s service group executive will meet on 7 May to decide response and consultation procedures

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University employers improve offer at latest pay talks

Offer still falls ‘far short’ of joint union pay claim, says head of education Jon Richards

Nice pay if you can get it

University vice chancellors’ pay has hit the headlines after the report on the subject from the new Office for Students – so we decided to take a deeper look at the figures behind the headlines.

Reduce vice chancellor pay and reward staff fairly across the university sector

The OfS report demonstrates the inequality and injustice at the heart of higher education pay

Higher education ballot result

Members vote for action – but turnout fails to meet Trade Union Act threshold

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Higher education members urged make voices heard in strike ballot

Ballot papers must be received before 25 October 2018

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Higher education members to be balloted on strike action

National pay offer rejected by two thirds of members in recent consultation

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UNISON recommends that HE members reject employers’ pay offer

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

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Higher ed employers make final offer

Service group executive meets on 23 May to consider offer of 2% or £425 a year

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University of Bath agrees to reinstate living wage

UNISON welcomes ‘urgently needed first step’ but says more must be done to tackle pay inequality

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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

How UNISON has helped beat the January blues

The union kicked off 2018 with a month of individual successes, stirring calls to action and an ingenious new campaign. And that was just in January. Here are our ‘high 5’ highlights

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Members accept HE pay offer

But employers still haven’t gone ‘far enough’ says UNISON

Higher education pay offer is ‘best to be achieved through negotiation’

UNISON’s higher education service group met yesterday to discuss the higher education employers’ full and final offer on pay for 2017-18.