You can get involved to "build the Union" by becoming a caseworker. There is some training coming up for this vital work of providing support and representation for our members: Representing individual members: an introduction to casework, 28 February 2019, Plymouth This is a course for reps who are new to representing individual members or … Continue reading Interested in casework?
There are a variety of ways that members can get involved: without being a rep or in the Branch organisation. Happy new year everyone!
This has been a busy term for the USS pensions dispute. The Joint Expert Panel (JEP) reported in September 2018, and indicated that USS members were within touching distance of a settlement that would be better than any of us dared to imagine this time last year: a new, 2018 valuation which would involve no … Continue reading USS Pension dispute: prospects for 2019?
The result of the pay ballot both locally and nationally showed clear frustrations amongst union members around their pay and working conditions. Whilst we were disappointed not to reach the 50% turnout required to take industrial action, the results in fact reflect the best turnout the union has ever seen nationally for a ballot over pay. … Continue reading Comment on pay ballot