USS news

Important developments on the USS pension scheme.

  • 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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  • 5 March 2018

    UCU general secretary Sally Hunt has this afternoon praised the steadfast and continuing support of members taking action to fight changes to their USS pension.…

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  • 4 March 2018

    On the eve of the resumption of strike action over changes to USS members are urged to maintain the pressure on employers to deliver a solution to the dispute.…

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  • 2 March 2018

    With the countdown on to the first meeting with the employers since the action to defend USS began, UCU's general secretary urges now is not the time to weaken…

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  • 1 March 2018

    UCU's general secretary says many universities are 'crossing a line' over members taking action short of a strike. UCU general secretary Sally Hunt has this morning…

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  • 28 February 2018

    With phase one of UCU's strike action coming to an end, Sally Hunt urges members not to drop the pressure as we look ahead to the next walkout on 5 March. In her…

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  • 27 February 2018

    After another cold day on picket lines by striking members UCU's general secretary reports that the employers have now agreed to talks at ACAS. She tells members:…

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  • 26 February 2018

    UCU's general secretary frustrated by the 'talks' that aren't talks. UCU general secretary Sally Hunt wrote to USS members late on Sunday night ahead of the second…

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  • 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…

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