Category Archives: Pensions & ASOS

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REMINDER: Consultation on 2015 proposed changes to USS pension scheme

Please ensure that you make your views heard about the proposed changes to your pension!  You can respond up until 22 May.  The consultation website is here: http://www.ussconsultation.co.uk/members The website includes other resources: modeller detailed consultation document videos on changes … Continue reading

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More info on USS pension proposals

Hi! We have been trying to get hold of more information in relation to the proposals on USS and the intentions of UCU. First, there is an excellent slideshow produced by the UCU branch at the University of Leeds giving … Continue reading

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30th November: Exeter UCU Picket Piccies

Just a few snaps of members of Exeter UCU on the pickets at Streatham Drive and Stocker Road, in defence of USS pensions: Well done to everyone who joined the picket, especially those that started at 7.30!

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UCU Gains Members

The UCU’s national Head of Campaigns, Matt Waddup, reports that in the run-up to the industrial action of 30 November, “three times as many people are joining the union as normal.” Given that this is a tough time to take … Continue reading

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30th November Strike action: Advice to members

The UCU has been contacted by a number of members who have been asked by their College administrators to provide notice of any intention to undertake industrial action on 30 November. We have sought the advice of our Region Office … Continue reading

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USS Campaign Update special

News from the USS dispute – talks agreed – work-to-contract continues As reported by the General Secretary in her letter to members earlier today, UCU presented proposals for talks to the USS employers this week. Following today’s (Thursday’s) meeting of … Continue reading

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More pension thoughts

The University of Exeter campaign to improve the employers’ offer of a pension deal for our members is now firmly under way and we follow the guidance offered by our general secretary, Sally Hunt, on how to make an effective … Continue reading

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