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Statement on 2022 Pay Offer…

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PAY UPDATE

National Pay Negotiation for the 2022-2023 pay award has already started. The initial proposal is 3%, which isn’t good enough to cover the costs of living in Cambridge with inflation being over 8% and rising. Also, we workers at Cambridge University lost 20% of our pay in the last 12 years, this means that experienced […]

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Outsourcing, Regional View.

Update on Cambridge branch campaign to stop outsourcing Taken from March 2022 Regional newsletter The Cambridge branch intends to loudly fight the University’s foot-dragging on protecting directly employed staff and their lack of trustworthiness over outsourcing every step of the way. As you will be aware Cambridge University Unite branch has been firmly opposing the […]

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London & Eastern Education Region Newsletter March 2022

Advice and help in the workplace HAVE YOU VOTED? Use your voice, use your vote. A number of HE institution branches in our region are now balloting members on taking industrial action. The dispute is over the imposition by HE bosses of the rejected national pay increase of just 1.5% (for most staff) for 2021-22. […]

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UKRAINE

Our branch is supporting the International Trade Union Confederation #ITUC appeal to assist people in Ukraine. You can too: https://petitions.ituc-csi.org/support-ukraine

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Solidarity From Dundee

Dundee University UNITE branch posted this message of solidarity with our fight against outsourcing… Cambridge University Unite think Outsourcing SUCKS!(and so do we!). Cambridge University have proposed outsourcing of key professional services staff and the Unite branch there have begun an excellent campaign to show just how much Outsourcing SUCKS! This author is particularly impressed by their excellent […]

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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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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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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 […]