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.
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Unions say HE employers’ pay freeze proposal is unacceptable

New Joint Negotiating Committee for Higher Education Staff will meet employers again after new living wage rates are announced

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

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’

Article on the UNISON National site.

SOAS members secure victory against compulsory redundancies

Planned strike action saw management agree to return to talks and offer workers redeployment deal

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

SOAS staff to strike against cuts

Support workers at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) have voted overwhelmingly to take action to save jobs

Article, News on the UNISON National site.
UNISON reps at the University of East Anglia Amanda Chenery-Howes and Dylan Brook Davies

Winning a change of heart at the University of East Anglia

With COVID-19 affectedly higher education finances badly, reps at the University of East Anglia worked to ensure that lower-paid members didn’t suffer as a result

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

UNISON calls for ‘sustainable and sufficient’ university funding

Call comes amid chaos caused by government handling of A-level results

Article, News on the UNISON National site.
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Napier staff to be balloted over planned redundancies

UNISON also calls on the Scottish government to ensure its fair work standards are applied at the Edinburgh university

Article, News on the UNISON National site.