Special HE sector conferences

Two special HE conferences will take place on Wednesday 7 November, Manchester

The business of the two special HE sector conferences are:

  1. Special HE sector conference - Pay

  2. Special HE sector conference -  to review the work of the Joint Evaluation Panel (JEP) and progress to reducing the deficit estimated in the current USS valuation round

Venue & times

Both conferences will be at the Museum of Science of Industry 

Business will start from 09:30 (registration from 08:15) - 16:45

  • 09:00 - 12:30 - Special HE sector conference: Pay 
  • 13:15 - 16:45 - Special HE sector conference: to review the work of the Joint Evaluation Panel (JEP) and progress to reducing the deficit estimated in the current USS valuation round

Entitlement to delegates at both conferences is the same. However, at the afternoon's special conference on the USS dispute, the chair will ask conference delegates to follow the convention that only members of USS institutions vote on motions and amendments which relate to USS.

Branches are entitled to one delegate per 400 members or part thereof.  For a full list of entitlements click here.

Delegates properly appointed by branches can register here. Registration deadline Monday 8 October 5pm.

For the motions form please go to: www.ucu.org.uk/hescmotions

Timetable

DatePayUSS
Expected by the end of September JEP report issued
28 September or 5 October National Dispute Committee meets to consider the JEP report and the consultation with members
Monday 8 October - 17:00Deadline for delegate registration (17:00)
Week of 15 OctoberConsultation with members closes; outcome sent to branches
19 OctoberIndustrial action ballot on pay closes 
Week of 22 October

Industrial action ballot result available to branches

 
31 October Consultation with members closes; outcome sent to branches
Thursday 1 November - 17:00  

Deadline for motions (17:00)

Higher Education Committee meets, including consideration of motions to both conferences

Friday 2 November HE CBC meets to order motions
No later than morning of Monday 5 NovemberCBC's reports issued in respect of both conferences
Tuesday 6 November - 14:00Deadline for amendments (14:00)
Wednesday 7 November

HE special sector conference - pay (09:00-12:30)

HE special sector conference - to review the work of the JEP and progress to reducing the deficit estimated in the current USS valuation round (13:15-16:45)

 

Last updated: 17 September 2018