Further HE pay talks held under TUC/ACAS

5 June 2006 | last updated: 15 December 2015

UCU joint general secretary Sally Hunt and head of higher education Malcolm Keight had a range of discussions with other parties last Thursday to seek to get the higher education pay negotiations back on track.

This resulted in UCU negotiators meeting with UCEA on Friday in talks facilitated by TUC general secretary Brendan Barber with support from ACAS.

All parties agreed to confidentiality and the following statement has been issued by the TUC this morning:

'A meeting of the Joint Negotiating Committee for Higher Education Staff (JNCHES) is to be convened tomorrow afternoon (Tuesday June 6) at 4.30pm at the TUC Headquarters, Congress House. This follows further contacts between the parties facilitated by the TUC. No media comment will be made by any of the partners ahead of the JNCHES meeting.'

We will provide more detail as soon as we can, including a further report following JNCHES tomorrow.

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