Rally for decent pay – tonight

Our pay ballot is open until 10th August, so if you’ve not voted yet, please do it now. If you need a replacement ballot paper, you’ll need to call 0800 0 857 857 to ask for a new one. This evening, there’s an on-line rally, hosted by the University of East Anglia branch, details here.

Pay Ballot “hotline” is now open – 0800 0 857 857

If you haven’t received a pay ballot at your home address, like this, then this is what you need to do: Ballot paper for pay ballot Call 0800 0 857 857, listen to the boring message and choose option 1. They should be able to update your details where necessary and they will post you a new ballot paper. Please…

National Pay Ballot – please make sure you vote!

UNISON members at nearly 50 universities are being balloted over whether they want to take action over the imposed 0% pay  “rise” in August 2020. If you work directly for the University, you should have received a ballot paper to your home address this week, like this: Please make sure you open it, and return your vote in the  envelope…

Nursery Ballot Result

Thank you to every member who voted in our ballot over One World Nursery. 74.8% of members who voted were willing to take strike action, but unfortunately, the turnout, at 48.5%, was a handful of votes short of achieving the 50% we needed to give us a legal strike mandate. There’s lots we can say about this, starting with the…

Nursery Ballot is now closed

Thanks to everyone who voted in our postal ballot over One World Nursery. We are still yet to find anyone who thinks closing the Nursery makes sense and we are determined to find a way to keep it open, if the University is willing to discuss that, rather than maintain the fiction that £83,000 or £40,000 a year is a…

Nursery Ballot – just a few days to go

Our postal ballot over the plans to close One World Nursery closes at 10am on Thursday 17th June, so any remaining ballot papers would need to be posted by Tuesday, or very early on Wednesday morning, depending on the post box. So, if you haven’t yet voted, please do it as soon as you can and please vote YES in…

Nursery Postal Ballot is now live!

Our ballot over the closure of One World Nursery is happening now. If you work directly for the University, please look out for your ballot paper and return it as soon as possible. There’s more information in our June newsletter and we’ll be contacting members to check you have voted. Please let us know when you’ve posted your vote. If…

Emergency General Meeting 27th May 2021

Thanks to everyone who made it to our Emergency General Meeting yesterday. It was great to see so many people attend at such short notice and we think it shows the strength of feeling of our branch members in relation our dispute over One World Nursery. After three dispute meetings with the University’s management, we have tried to discuss the…

One World Nursery consultation

Thanks to everyone who responded to our consultation over industrial action to support the nursery workers at One World. Sorry for the multiple emails to ask you all to vote, but it was and still is important that we have an accurate assessment of the branch’s feeling over this issue. On a 54.6% turnout, 86.7% of members who voted were…

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