UCU Superannuation Working Group endorses JEP recommendations

21 September 2018 | last updated: 5 October 2018

The UCU Superannuation Working Group (SWG) met on 18 September 2018 and considered the report of the JEP.

After a wide ranging discussion the SWG welcomed the report as a significant and impressive piece of work. The SWG would like to express its thanks to the chair of the JEP and all members of the panel for the speed with which they undertook the task and for the report's findings and unanimous recommendations.

The SWG agreed the following position in regards to the JEP report and recommendations:

  • SWG endorses the JEP report and its recommendations as basis for negotiations
  • SWG looks forward to UUK and USS making the same commitment
  • SWG encourages UCU branches to consider the report and recommendations and to seek the views of members
  • SWG encourages branches to raise the report with their Vice Chancellor or Principal and encourage them to support the report.
  • SWG looks forward to the JEP continuing its work on phase 2 of the agreed process.

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