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Drop-in Sessions

Our drop-in sessions take place every Wednesday, except during July and August when we have an alternative schedule (see below). From 1pm – 2pm you can find one or more of our elected Reps in the Union room on the … Continue reading

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Ballot on proposed changes to USS

There will be a UCU Branch General Meeting on *** Monday 19th January in Laver 320 *** *** (Cornwall and other campuses to join by Skype – see email from Barrie Cooper b.cooper@exeter.ac.uk) *** The primary issue to be discussed is … Continue reading

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UCU’s proposals for reforming the USS pension scheme

The UCU proposals for the reform of USS (responding to the UUK’s position) are attached UCUHE236, and we urge you to take the time to read them. In essence UCU are proposing to abolish the two-tier scheme by moving everyone … Continue reading

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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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Consultation on the teaching day at Exeter

Dear colleagues, You may be aware that the University is currently consulting staff and students on proposals for extending the teaching day.  Details of the consultation and the proposals can be found at http://www.exeter.ac.uk/staff/futureworkplaces/workstreams/teachingday/. This is a matter that staff … Continue reading

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