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More strikes ahead?

Criticisms put forward by striking university staff towards the controversial settlement made between the University and College Union (UCU) and Universities UK (UUK) in March, have been grounded by a Joint Expert Panel (JEP) who were tasked with reviewing the 2017 valuation of the Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS). Many key issues have been pointed out…

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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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UEA staff reject pension strike agreement

UEA’s union branch relayed a rejection of an agreement to end the pension strike to their national committee today. An agreement was reached between the University and College Union (UCU) and higher education representative Universities UK (UUK). Talks were held with industrial conciliation service Acas. UCU branches discussed the offer this morning, with UEA’s branch almost…

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