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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

Universities members vote to accept proposals on USS pension scheme

Higher education service group executive calls off industrial action ballot following vote

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University pay talks begin

Although no offer has been tabled, UNISON described the discussions as “constructive” and all parties have said they intend to make progress across all elements of the claim at the next meeting.

University members asked to strike to defend USS pension scheme

Industrial action ballot follows 91% rejection of proposed move to ‘defined contribution’ scheme in consultation of affected members

UNISON writes to vice chancellors over university pensions dispute

Union urges them to back call to involve ACAS in seeking solution on Universities Superannuation Scheme

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Tuition fees review ‘needs to support wider access’

UNISON calls for the abolition of fees and free higher education in response to Theresa May’s review

HE members to be consulted over proposed pension changes

Members in the Universities Superannuation Scheme pension scheme face loss of money under proposals from the employer

UNISON welcomes Cambridge living wage move

University to seek formal accreditation from Living Wage Foundation – a move which UNSION says should be copied across all UK universities

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UNISON sets out higher education pay targets

‘The gloves are off – this year, more than ever, we need a strong campaign’ conference hears

Higher education: UNISON wins SOAS commitment to end outsourcing

Union’s campaign sees employer agree to bring all core support services back in house by September 2018

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Higher education: Hull members protest against pension cuts

Low-paid staff could lose as much as £1,000 a year in retirement

Higher education: Government urged to get a grip on vice chancellor salaries

UNISON has written to universities minister Jo Johnson to call for more transparency in decision-making over pay in the higher education sector.

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