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Unite Newsletter – January 2022

Unite Newsletter – January 2022  Working to protect staff in Cambridge University 2021/22 Pay dispute: Preparation for an industrial action ballot As reported by us in August last year, despite all the higher education Unions rejecting the offer, the Universities national bargaining body (UCEA) recommended that UK universities impose the 1.5% pay rise. It was […]

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Front Page News Unite Win!

Stagecoach, workers win!

https://www.unitetheunion.org/news-events/news/2022/january/stagecoach-cambus-workers-vote-to-accept-a-significant-pay-rise-says-unite/ Top Bus News! About 400 workers at Cambus – Stagecoach’s Cambridge division – who have not had a pay rise since April 2019, have voted for a new pay package which sees increases of between 7.4 and 12.2 per cent over an 18 month period, Unite the union said today (Friday 28 January).  Unite […]

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Friday Update

Friday Update 24/1/22

It’s not Friday, it’s not much of an update, but I’m still here! Friday Update! Rob and Vern are now at Chemistry, but we are still at the university and still UNITE reps. [email protected] Outsourcing… Thanks to your efforts with the demonstrations, the University has decided to look at the issue and has set up […]

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Friday Update

Friday Update 22/21/21

NOTE FROM YOUR REP. For Newbies and the confused (Vern) This is Friday Update I don’t update it on Fridays very much but I’m stuck with the name, I’ll write a post about it some time. For now, the facts are I’m moving the ED Unite online notice board here, for now I’ll post on […]

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Branch Front Page Have your say. Pay

PAY BALLOT

Pay Ballot Check Your Email! DO IT! DO IT NOW! This months branch (Dec 2021) voted to ballot our full membership over strike action due to the consistently poor pay deals we have been getting for years. You should have received your ballot in your email if not get in touch at [email protected] Voting closes […]

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Regional View of Outsourcing,(Spoilers, It SUCKS!)

OUTSOURCING SUCKS Outsourcing – Cambridge Uni lowlights? In recent times, especially in London institutions, outsourced staff have found themselves being ‘insourced” as the high cost, lack of control and the unfairness of having staff working in an institution for anotheremployer under worse terms and conditions than direct employees has begun to reflect very badly on […]

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Estates Front Page Newsletters Outsourcing Pay Regional

London & Eastern Education Region NEWSLETTER November / December 2021

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Outsourcing

“Varsity” Article On Demo

https://www.varsity.co.uk/news/22476

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Estates Front Page Outsourcing Uncategorized

Covid Heros!

What those nice folks at AUDE(Association of University Directors of Estates) think of us… Eighteen months after the start of the Covid-19 pandemic it feels like now is the right time to take stock of what we’ve achieved as university estates and facilities teams – and to say the most enormous Thank You to everyone […]

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Campaigns Estates Front Page National News Outsourcing Unite press release

Cambridge university maintenance staff being lined up for ‘misguided’ outsourcing deal, warns Unite

Wednesday 10 November 2021 Salami Slicing The University of Cambridge, one of the wealthiest and most illustrious institutions in the country, has been accused of ‘salami slicing’ over its plans to outsource up to 50 maintenance and estates’ workers to private companies. Unite the union said that if the proposal was completed by 1 April next year […]