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It is always worth finding out what is happening outside our Cambridge bubble. Management likes to try things that other institutions have found success with, and those things are often not in our best interests. Lets take a trip to the UEA Redundancies! University of East Anglia Unite branch members are waiting for the outcome […]
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Imperial College: Branch report on local pay campaign 2022-23 STRIKE! BBC’s Faisal Islam meets Imperial College Unite BS, Mark Keeping (baseball cap) and UCU’s Tom Pike, at the official picket, on 23rd February 2023 Membership Up! The Imperial branch of Unite has seen an increase in membership of over 16% since September last year, primarily […]
Interim payment. The unions have expressed their disappointment that UCEA has instructed its member institutions to impose an interim payment of the 2023/24 pay increase, which is likely to take place in March (backdated to February). The payment will add £1,000 or 2% whichever is greater, to all the National Pay Spine points. This is […]
Thank You Our Regional Industrial Sector Committee (London & Eastern RISC) would like to thank everyone who has or is taking part in balloting (yes, thanks for voting!) and especially your hardworking local reps who have been campaigning day after day to get the vote out. For many reps, elected or re-elected during the triennial […]
NEWSLETTER August 2022 Have your say: update national negotiations – pay 2022-23 The unagreed 3% pay increase (for most staff on the 51-point pay scale) will be imposed in August before you have had your say on the matter. This seems to be the preferred behaviour of the employers in recent years: adopt poor negotiating […]
National negotiations – pay 2022-23 As many of you will know Unite, along with other education unions, has been challenging yet another clearly inadequate “final” pay offer. The 3% offer made in May completely ignores the huge surge in the cost of living, and fails to recognise the incredibly significant contribution made by staff who have […]
Advice, help, and workplace news. 18 June 2022 – TUC MARCH & RALLY for CHANGE London & Eastern Region members – we’re counting on you! This is the first major demonstration by the trade union movement in many years. And it’s taking place in London – a tube or bus ride away for many. Start […]