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Unions call on university employers to improve their pay offer

Latest offer ‘does not meet members’ expectations’ and needs to be improved, joint unions tell UCEA at most recent talks

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‘We will defend our members’ interests’ vows university branch

University of South Wales Group launches formal consultation on budget cuts, including possible job losses

Higher education unions submit 2017-18 pay claim

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

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UNISON’s university workers plan pay campaign

‘Higher education workers deserve fair pay’ conference declares as it sets out plans to build joint pay claim with fellow unions

UNISON members who are citizens of other EU countries line up on Parliament Square, Westminster, with #Righttostay placards

Universities urged to support EU staff

Higher education conference calls on employers to give practical support staff to 12,500 support staff dealing with uncertainty following Brexit vote

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‘We have to stand up for each other’ HE conference hears

Assistant general secretary Roger McKenzie opens higher education conference with call to organise and remember union values

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Union urges universities to ‘get houses in order’ on race

Figures show Black workers to be under-represented in higher education workforce

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‘What are the funding implications?’ UNISON asks of Diamond review

Union emphasises the need for higher education to be accessible to young people from ‘deprived communities’

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How much have higher education workers lost?

UNISON launches ‘salary loss calculator’ for UK university staff ahead of September’s industrial action ballot

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University spending on agency staff soars to £200m

‘Casualisation is short sighted, bad for staff and bad for students’ says UNISON, as it reveals growing scale of the problem

UNISON to consider national employer’s final pay offer 2016/17 for higher education

Employers also offer further joint work on gender pay and casualisation

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Middlesex University branch wins living wage commitment

Outsourced cleaners ‘so happy’ as six-month campaign pays off with promise of pay rise

Higher education unions reject initial pay offer for 2016-17

Employers’ initial offer to higher education unions does not include the living wage

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Universities in the money?

UNISON calls on higher education employers to invest in staff after £1bn+ surplus unveiled for third year in a row

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Higher ed conference backs campaign to keep NHS bursaries

Higher education delegates pledge to lobby for a reversal of Chancellor George Osborne’s decision to scrap bursary