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USS news

Important developments on the USS pension scheme.

  • 23 February 2018

    Day two of UCU's USS strike action continued the solid turnout seen on day one. The general secretary's update for members on day two of  strike action led with…

  • 22 February 2018

    Day one of USS strike action saw the employers in complete disarray while members and students united at huge picket lines and rallies. In an update to members…

  • 22 February 2018

    Opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn MP has today offered his solidarity to striking UCU members on behalf of the Labour Party. In a message posted on his social media…

  • 21 February 2018

    On the eve of the biggest HE strike action ever Sally Hunt explains that the employers have left us with no choice. This morning the Financial Times editorial called…

  • 20 February 2018

    New video explaining that academic-related and professional staff are equally affected by the USS changes and are also striking for their future pensions.

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  • 20 February 2018

    UCU general secretary Sally Hunt appears on the BBC Radio 4 Today programme to explain the USS strike action.

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  • 19 February 2018

    In her latest message to members UCU general secretary Sally Hunt talks about 'the letter' they have received from employers in recent days. Let me start by talking…

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  • 9 February 2018

    'I don't cross picket lines. I hope that Universities UK will get back round the table with the UCU to resolve this dispute.' Manchester Central MP Lucy Powell…

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  • 8 February 2018

    Branches are building up their preparations for strike action.

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  • 7 February 2018

    Sally Hunt has today told members that there is still no sign of the employers moving away from their hard-line position of wanting to remove the right to a guaranteed…

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