Unite Press Release Unite the union has today (23 September) opened an industrial action ballot involving thousands of members in all higher education institutions in Scotland. The ballot will close on 31st October. In the ‘Finances of Scottish Universities’ published by Audit Scotland this month it was reported that Scottish … Continue reading
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Industrial action on Thur 31st Oct
Members have voted nationally for strike action following the derisory pay offer this year coming on the back of five years of effective pay cuts. You can find more information here The recent email from Martin McCrindle contained the following statement: Heads of School and Service Directors have been requested, … Continue reading
Is your University planning to hive you off?
Colleagues The number of Universities planning to hive off services to so called Special Purpose Vehicles is growing by the day. Our members at University of Sheffield know only too well what happens when pension arrangements are cut. Our members suffered the loss of final salary pension only to have … Continue reading