UNISON welcomes ‘urgently needed first step’ but says more must be done to tackle pay inequality
Meeting follows offer of 1.7%, or £325 a year, made in talks on 13 April
Higher education service group executive calls off industrial action ballot following vote
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.
Industrial action ballot follows 91% rejection of proposed move to ‘defined contribution’ scheme in consultation of affected members
Union urges them to back call to involve ACAS in seeking solution on Universities Superannuation Scheme
UNISON calls for the abolition of fees and free higher education in response to Theresa May’s review
Members in the Universities Superannuation Scheme pension scheme face loss of money under proposals from the employer
University to seek formal accreditation from Living Wage Foundation – a move which UNSION says should be copied across all UK universities
‘The gloves are off – this year, more than ever, we need a strong campaign’ conference hears
Union’s campaign sees employer agree to bring all core support services back in house by September 2018
Low-paid staff could lose as much as £1,000 a year in retirement
UNISON has written to universities minister Jo Johnson to call for more transparency in decision-making over pay in the higher education sector.
Latest offer ‘does not meet members’ expectations’ and needs to be improved, joint unions tell UCEA at most recent talks
University of South Wales Group launches formal consultation on budget cuts, including possible job losses