Tag: Strike


Students wanting refunds

Starting on the 25 November, over a million students will face disruption as academics from 60 universities signed up to strike over their pay and pension. More than 43,000 members of the University and College Union (UCU) are taking part in the eight-day walkout on Monday over disputes about pension and pay. University chiefs have…

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UCU to ballot members for industrial action over pay deal

In a statement released on Friday 29 June the University and College Union (UCU) announced it will ballot its members for industrial action in a pay row. This follows a recommendation made by the Universities and Colleges’ Employers Association (UCEA) who advise member institutions on issues such as pay and terms and conditions for staff at higher…


UEA is back to work, but what now?

After accepting a new pensions offer, the university staff union announced there will be no further strikes. Questions on the impact of the strike action on learning are now being made to university chiefs as the assessment period approaches. An e-ballot, distributed to University and College Union (UCU) members across the country, resulted in a…

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