Monthly Archives: September 2014

USS pensions ballot

Hi! Shortly members will be balloted on industrial action over USS pensions.  The ballot is due to open on 1st October and will close on Monday 20th October.  I have copied below the email from the President of UCU, Sally … Continue reading

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The UCU position on pensions – what it gets right and what it gets wrong

Alan Gregory has written the piece below to highlight the key issues relating to the USS and the UCU position.   The UCU regards the current deficit as, in some ways, artificial.  In this I believe it is advocating a … Continue reading

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USS pension scheme – Branch General Meeting

There will be a UCU Branch General Meeting on *** Thursday 11th September at 1pm in LAV/LT6 *** *** (videoconferenced to Du Maurier Seminar C & Baring Court 114) *** The primary issue to be discussed is the USS Pension … Continue reading

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Final outcome of HE pay dispute

Facing a threatened boycott of marking as we approach the summer exams, the employers’ organisation UCEA offered a 2% pay rise for 2014/15. UCU member overwhelmingly accepted this, and so settled the continuing dispute over the previous year’s pay. There … Continue reading

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