Let’s face it, we are not going to get a decent pay rise this year unless we fight for it! The rise in inflation across all measures continues with 30-year highs on both the RPI (7.8%) & CPI (5.5%) Figures show that real pay is plummeting – a fall of 3.8% on RPI real earnings […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Print this out, sign it, and pop it in the post,( or UMS). More details below Here’s where we need your help: It is essential that the senior management are made aware of the strength of feeling of the wider university, both against outsourcing and in the support of our colleagues who are threatened with […]
Secretary’s letter… Dear Colleagues, As some of us, had predicted the University’s COVID inspired benign support of professional staff has come to an end. Not only are we to suffer a below average annual pay rise, but also the University has begun to make compulsory redundancies. Not in keeping with past practices, the University has […]
12:00 via Zoom! Whats going on? How will it affect me? What does the future hold? Find out more! UNITE MEETING! If you work for Estates, we want to talk to YOU! NON-MEMBERS WELCOME! TUESDAY 12 OCTOBER 12:00 Via Zoom (Watch your Email) JOIN UNITE! Who we are!