Monthly Archives: August 2018

August 2018 Newsletter is done

This month: Updates on the pay dispute and more on the Staff Survey. You can find it in the Newsletters section at the top of the menu. As always, any comments, good or bad are welcome.

Disappointing result for carers

Some of you may be aware that for the past 2 years the Disability and Carers staff network group have put in a great deal of work towards creating a policy to help support staff with caring responsibilities. The policy put forward by the network group was put together after consultation with the university Equality and Diversity department and staff in…

2018-19 Pay: National Industrial Action Ballot announced

UNISON’s Higher Education Service Group Executive met yesterday to decide on the next steps for this year’s pay campaign. The consultative ballot of all branches returned an overwhelming vote in favour of rejecting the “final” offer of 2.0% or £450, which is consistent with the message received from our branch’s membership. Members will receive ballot papers to their home addresses…

2018-19 Consultative Pay Ballot Result

The results of our ballot of Brighton branch members on whether to accept or reject the “final offer” of 2.0% or £425 is follows: 84.2% voted to REJECT the offer. 15.2% voted to ACCEPT the offer. The turnout was 57.7%. Thanks to everyone who voted or persuaded others to vote. This is the highest turnout we have had in a consultative ballot…

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