Monthly Archives: August 2022

2022-23 Pay Ballot Result – 82% vote to strike on a 61% turnout

A massive thank you to everyone who voted in our pay ballot. We achieved our highest ever turnout in a postal ballot with four out of five members who voted, voting in favour of taking strike action. This is a result of the 3% (plus more for grades 1 to 4) pay rise imposed this month, which, due to inflation…

12.3% inflation means this dispute over pay is off the scale

With inflation now in double figures (12.3% RPI and 10.1% CPI), it’s clear that this is a major crisis for this government and the economic system that they’re trying to control. For universities, it’s also a major crisis, as if the effects of a decade of marketisation and tuition fee led competition had not already created major winners and losers.…

Pay Ballot Rally – Watch it here now

If you missed our pay ballot rally last week, you can watch it here, featuring our very own Lizzie. Higher Education Pay – strike ballot online rally – YouTube We’re now mid-way through our ballot. All members working directly for the University should have received a ballot paper at home, so please make sure you return it and let us…

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