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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.

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.

Higher education members reject ‘insulting’ pay freeze

UNISON members vote overwhelmingly to reject the 0% pay offer, which amounts to a pay cut, in higher education

Article on the UNISON National site.
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University support staff left carrying the can for chaotic start of term

Workers are angry at being left to manage the fallout, threats and abuse

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

UNISON urges Bangor University to ‘put people before buildings’

Third round of job cuts being rushed into due to an ‘anticipated shortfall’ of students

Article on the UNISON National site.