Monthly Archives: September 2018

Vote YES for Strike Action!

If you work directly for the University, you should have received a ballot paper from the Electoral Reform Service. It’s important that you vote, so please make sure you do, by posting your ballot back to them by the 25th October. If you haven’t got one, it’s either because your home address details held by UNISON are incorrect, or you’ve…

Brighton Legal Walk

The law team from the Brighton Business School has again taken part in the Brighton Legal Walk, which raises money for vital local legal advice charities. Access to legal advice has been savaged over recent years, while need just keeps on rising. Beneficiaries of the walk include Brighton Housing Trust, which has helped protect thousands of households from homelessness over the…

Response to the University’s decision to pay the 2%

UNISON is disappointed with the decision to make a payment of 2%, backdated to 1st August. Obviously we always welcome genuine increases to wages (!) but as we’ve pointed out elsewhere on many occasions, 2.0% or even 2.6% for the lowest paid, when inflation is nearer 3.2%, represents a real terms pay cut. The fact that this is the “final…

September 2018 newsletter is available

You can find this, as well as at least a year’s worth of back issues, in the usual place, by following the Newsletter link. This month’s issue is mainly concerned with the national pay ballot.

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