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.
For those unable to see inline PDFs (IPhones?). This is the cut and paste version of,London & Eastern Education Region Newsletter, March 2021. London & Eastern Education RegionNEWSLETTERMarch 2021 Advice and help during Covid -19 crisis Road map and Reality… The government, as always, finds it impossible to resist basking in the glory of the […]
The government, as always, finds it impossible to resist basking in the glory of the hard work of others, and is now happily claiming unearned credit over the rapid vaccine roll-out. In reality, the delivery has actually been handled efficiently and in an orderly fashion, by our overworked and underfunded public bodies, rather than the […]
RETIREMENT SEMINARS – FOR MEMBERS. From May to December 2021. * Friday 7th May 2021 – webinar (1.00pm – 3.30pm) * Wednesday 14th July 2021 – webinar (9.30am – 12.00 noon) * Friday 3rd September 2021 – webinar (9.30am – 12.00 noon) * Monday 20th September 2021 – webinar (1.00pm – 3.30pm) * Tuesday 9th […]
Covid Update Vice Chancellors statement 26/2/2020 Following the introduction of the Government Road map to recovery and following Department of Education guidance, the Vice Chancellor announced that there will be no imminent change to current plans for students return to the University: https://www.cam.ac.uk/coronavirus/students/guidance-for-all-students/february-2021-plans-for-lent-term-easter-vacation-and-easter-term-2021. Subject to further guidance, it is hoped the majority of students will […]