UCU Members vote in favour of industrial action in pension dispute

From DefendUSS: UCU members have overwhelmingly backed plans for industrial action at 69 UK universities in a row over changes to pensions. In the ballot, 78% of members who voted, voted for strike action and 87% voted for action short of a strike, which could include a marking boycott. The turnout of 45% was the
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USS in the Press

The Financial Times (registration required) as run a number of articles and Times Higher Education has also had a number of articles and readers’ letters on the changes to USS. For more on Keele UCU’s response, please see our USS Pension page.  

USS Pension Dispute 2014

On 29 September, UCU announced it would be balloting members on strike action following unsuccessful attempts to get guarantees from UUK that they would seek a more reasonable valuation of the scheme. The ballot opened on 1 October and closes on 20 October. Please see our USS Pensions page for further  information on the dispute.

Annual General Meeting 28th May 2010

All members are warmly invited to attend the Annual General Meeting on Friday 28th May 2010 at 1.00 pm  in CBA0.060. Guest Speakers: Terry McKnight UCU National Executirve Committee Barry Johnson UCU Regional Official Will be talking about pay, pensions and finances.

Redundancy Campaign 2007/8

This page summarises in chronological order events in our campaign in 2007/8 against redundancies in the School of Economic and Management Studies and the Centre for Health Planning and Management. Management’s Consultation Paper, 6/12/07. CEMS CHPM Press Release, press release, 11/12/07. 40 academics face axe in university cuts, The Sentinel, 13/12/07. UCU threatens industrial action
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