Government plans to allow employers in England to opt out of local government pension scheme are an ‘unwarranted and grievous’ attack on higher and further education staff
The words are fine, but action and government investment is needed to make Augar review recommendations work
Management had planned to cut pension benefits by up to 12% for support staff before UNISON campaign
UNISON’s service group executive will meet on 7 May to decide response and consultation procedures
Offer still falls ‘far short’ of joint union pay claim, says head of education Jon Richards
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.
Move against value of support workers’ pensions is ‘pretty shabby’, says UNISON
‘Our members deserve equality in terms and conditions’ declares union
Higher education delegates call for RPI +3% pay rise as they demand ‘an end to insulting and derisory’ offers
Assistant general secretary Christina McAnea praises members and activists as she opens higher education conference
UNISON prepares to defend members as staff are asked to pay the price for funding crises at two universities
The university drops its plan after magnificent branch campaign, including 100% backing for industrial action
University of Bradford climbs down on redundancy numbers the week after four-day strike
University of Leicester security workers’ petition attracts nearly 1,000 signatures in days – why not add your support?
Members vote for action – but turnout fails to meet Trade Union Act threshold