FE pay in Northern Ireland

In Northern Ireland there are six area-based regional colleges with centralised machinery for bargaining on pay and conditions. UCU negotiates with the employers through the Lecturers' Negotiating Committee.

Consultative ballot

UCU is holding an indicative ballot to ascertain whether there is a willingness for an industrial action ballot over pay in the UCU Northern Ireland FE sector.

UCU Northern Ireland will be submitting a claim for a 7% increase in pay for lecturing staff 2018-19.

Northern Ireland lecturers have not received a salary increase since 2014.

This ballot is open until 12 noon on Friday 30 November 2018.

Last updated: 21 November 2018