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Dundee University members appeal for strike hardship donations

UNISON members at Dundee University appeal for solidarity donations ahead of strike action

Article on the UNISON National site.
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UNISON wins outsourcing battle at London medical university

UNISON members at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine are celebrating after it was announced that they will be brought back in house

Article, News on the UNISON National site.
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Formal dispute lodged with higher education employers

After a clear majority of HE members reject the final pay offer, UNISON wants to bring employers back to the negotiating table

Article on the UNISON National site.
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Higher education staff reject 1.5% pay offer

The pay offer keeps up with inflation, but does not catch up with pay lost to HE staff over the past ten years

Article on the UNISON National site.
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Higher education employers make ‘disappointing’ final offer

The offer is for a 1.5% pay rise for most pay points, with higher percentage increases for those on lower pay points

Article, News on the UNISON National site.
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University unions and employers meet on pay

First negotiations see the employers agree that there needs to be a rise in pay for hard-working higher education staff

Article, News on the UNISON National site.
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HE employers and unions unite to encourage vaccination uptake

Joint statement also calls for all employers in the sector to give paid time off if vaccinations cannot be made in working hours

Article, News on the UNISON National site.
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Dismay at plans to make a university pension unaffordable

UNISON is concerned that many members won’t be able to afford to save for their retirement under proposed changes

Article on the UNISON National site.

UNISON voices concern at post-18 education proposals

The union sees a missed opportunity in both further and higher education to create a system placing students and staff at their heart

Article on the UNISON National site.

BTec exams must be cancelled now urges UNISON

Staff running these exams, many of them already at heightened risk, will be exposed to unnecessary additional danger

Article on the UNISON National site.