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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
2021 Pay negotiations It looks increasingly likely that, despite all the higher education unions rejecting the offer and registering that we are in dispute, the universities’ national bargaining body (UCEA) will recommend that UK universities impose the 1.5% pay rise. If they do, the increase will be paid at the end of September, backdated to […]
VOTE SHARON! & The end to lockdown.
‘X’ marks your spot? Your votematters: National Pay Ballot. Some new members of Unite may not know that most higher education institutionsnegotiate pay nationally every year. This has meant that alongside making huge effortsto protect you and your job during the Covid crisis, Unite negotiators have also beenactively pushing against last year’s pay freeze, and […]
The Executive Council have set in hand the election of the new Unite general secretary. The current general secretary, Len McCluskey, will step down from office and the successful candidate will assume office at the conclusion of the election.