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University employers improve offer at latest pay talks

Offer still falls ‘far short’ of joint union pay claim, says head of education Jon Richards

Nice pay if you can get it

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.

Bangor University

Union vows to resist Bangor university pension threat

Move against value of support workers’ pensions is ‘pretty shabby’, says UNISON

UCL UNISON launches #BringThemIn campaign for outsourced workers

‘Our members deserve equality in terms and conditions’ declares union

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Conference sets ambitious pay policy for 2019

Higher education delegates call for RPI +3% pay rise as they demand ‘an end to insulting and derisory’ offers

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‘You do fabulous work; you deserve decent pay’

Assistant general secretary Christina McAnea praises members and activists as she opens higher education conference

Redundancies raise their heads

UNISON prepares to defend members as staff are asked to pay the price for funding crises at two universities

Leicester University security team wins battle against cut to hours and pay

The university drops its plan after magnificent branch campaign, including 100% backing for industrial action

UNISON declares victory in Bradford redundancy row

University of Bradford climbs down on redundancy numbers the week after four-day strike

Public shows support for university workers facing pay cut

University of Leicester security workers’ petition attracts nearly 1,000 signatures in days – why not add your support?

Higher education ballot result

Members vote for action – but turnout fails to meet Trade Union Act threshold

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Higher education members urged make voices heard in strike ballot

Ballot papers must be received before 25 October 2018

Southampton university staff celebrate pensions win

Current staff to keep final salary pensions after strong campaign against proposals to change them – though scheme will be closed to new non-academic staff from 2019

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UNISON recommends that HE members reject employers’ pay offer

2%/£425 offer ‘falls short’ of joint unions’ pay claim

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Higher ed employers make final offer

Service group executive meets on 23 May to consider offer of 2% or £425 a year