University strikes loom unless pay increases

Staff at nine higher education institutions vote for action

Rising together for better pay

Higher education pay dispute enters new talks

Unions and employers to hold conciliation talks in long-running HE pay dispute

Parkinson Building, Leeds University

University staff to strike over pay as new term begins

Workers have reached breaking point and have little choice but to strike

Parkinson Building, Leeds University

University staff reject below-inflation pay offer and vote on strike action

No worker wants to go out on strike, but staff can’t afford to feed their kids, pay for housing or fill up their petrol tanks

Low pay and pensions issues prompt further strikes at universities, says UNISON

The importance of university staff during the pandemic cannot be overstated.

Universities call for urgent action on racial harassment in higher education

“Black staff and students must have the same opportunities to develop their studies and careers as their white counterparts.”

University staff speak out about COVID-19 fears

‘It just feels like a ticking time bomb until there’s a big outbreak here. Since the students came back, it feels like I’m on the frontline’

Sodexo threatens sweeping redundancies at City University  

UNISON will strongly resist Sodexo’s attempt to put workers out of a job

HE employers announce 2020 pay freeze proposal

UNISON and the joint higher education trade unions have expressed say they’re “extremely disappointed” at a proposal to freeze pay for higher education support staff

UNISON urges government to support universities properly

Support package announced yesterday by government doesn’t offer any new funds

And English further education college

Government must not allow universities to fail during the coronavirus outbreak, warn unions

Higher education needs extra measures

University agrees pay for zero-hours staff

Union welcomes move by City, University of London, to protect incomes of outsourced catering staff

HE unions submit a ‘timely and serious’ pay claim for 2020/21

All staff deserve a pay rise that keeps up with the cost of living while catching up with 10 years of lost pay

A hand picks a human figure from a collection, half of which are blanked out

Our members count, UNISON tells universities

Official statistics body to stop collecting data on support staff, making them invisible

higher education delegagtes voting

‘Every higher education worker should get the pay they deserve’

Pay, pensions, equality and climate dominate discussion at UNISON higher education conference