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University workers start strike action

25 November 2019

Classes at universities across Britain and Northern Ireland are being disrupted as staff begin an eight-day strike today. The action is due to last from 25 November until 4 December. 

Pensions: university bosses try it on again

7 September 2018

University managements are circulating a pension proposal to university workers for consultation based on fundamentally flawed assumptions about the economy and interest rates.

Truce in uni pensions fight

The long-running dispute over pensions conducted by members of the University and College Union (UCU) has been suspended after they voted by 64 per cent to 36 per cent to accept the employers’ latest proposals.

Truce in universities pensions fight

16 April 2018

The long-running dispute over pensions conducted by members of the University and College Union has been suspended after they voted decisively to accept the employers’ latest proposals.

University pensions fight takes off

28 January 2018

Strike action will begin in universities across Britain as academic staff fight back against the plan by the university employers to close their final salary pension scheme.

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