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Higher education members vote to reject pay offer

The union has given notification of a formal dispute to the HE employers, the University and Colleges Employers Association, after 83% say ‘no’ to 3% offer

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One week, all-out strike under way at University of Dundee

The strike started as employers are urged to “show some commitment to their loyal, low paid staff”

Delays to university pay talks are ‘unacceptable’ say unions

The UCEA’s decision not to present a pay offer ‘sends a message that employers don’t understand the urgency of the issue’

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Third round of strike action to take place at Dundee University

Donate to the branch’s hardship fund to help members fight against pensions proposals

Christina McAnea on the SOAS picket line

Blog: ‘Warm words don’t pay the bills’ for university staff

It’s a shame on the whole sector that higher education members are struggling to survive on their university pay packets.

Workers on the picket line in Leeds, with placards that say 'Fair pay now' and '1.5% doesn't pay the rent'

HE workers prepare for further strikes over pay and pensions

University staff provide vital services, but they’ve seen the value of their pay plummet

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UNISON slates government plans for English university education

Union warns that increasing the length of time graduates will have to pay back loans will disproportionately affect lower earners and those from disadvantaged backgrounds

Higher education delegates tackle equality and discrimination

The higher education virtual national conference addressed the issues faced by its Black and trans members

UNISON vows to fight against sustained attack on HE pensions

‘Defending pensions is about ensuring that we, and future generations, don’t retire into poverty’

UNISON urges HE employers to ‘eradicate poverty pay’

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

Higher education staff have ‘yet again kept the sector going’

HE national conference hears that members’ COVID sacrifices were ‘in stark contrast’ to the behaviour of government

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University members to take action on pay and pensions

Dates announced as ballots at 10 institutions pass the legal threshold for turnout

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Pension talks to resume at Dundee University as strike action pays off

After three weeks of strike action showing ‘great industrial strength’, members accept new proposals to continue negotiations

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Dundee University members appeal for strike hardship donations

UNISON members at Dundee University appeal for solidarity donations ahead of strike action

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UNISON wins outsourcing battle at London medical university

UNISON members at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine are celebrating after it was announced that they will be brought back in house