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Important developments on the USS pension scheme.

  • 16 March 2018

    With the majority of branches having ended their initial 14 days of strike action UCU general secretary Sally Hunt reflects on the impact of the action so far and…

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  • 15 March 2018

    UCU general secretary Sally Hunt reports that picket line action is remaining strong as the strike action ends its thirteenth day. She writes to members: 'Dear…

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  • 14 March 2018

    The general secretary explains how the Acas proposal aimed at ending the action over changes to USS came about and, after its rejection, what happens next.

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  • 13 March 2018

    UCU's Higher Education Committee met today and rejected the proposed agreement to end the USS dispute brokered by the conciliation service Acas. UCU general secretary…

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  • 12 March 2018

    UCU general secretary Sally Hunt has updated members on progress made during talks with the employers at conciliation service Acas. She writes to members: ' reached…

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  • 8 March 2018

    UCU's national Higher Education Committee (HEC) met today and received an update on the Acas talks and made some outline decisions about potential next steps. In…

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  • 7 March 2018

    UCU general secretary Sally Hunt reports that the talks with the employers continue and urges members to sign a letter to research funding councils asking for an…

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  • 6 March 2018

    Latest on the Acas talks with the employers over changes to USS. Talks have adjourned for the day and will resume again tomorrow. For the avoidance of doubt strike…

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  • 6 March 2018

    A shift in position by the employers over negotiations over changes to the USS pension scheme sees talks resume. UCU general secretary Sally Hunt has reported that…

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  • 5 March 2018

    A disappointing first day of talks at conciliation and arbitration service Acas ends with the employers needing a two-day delay before further negotiations can…

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