2 February 2021
Universities staff have had enough of being forced to pay exorbitant pensions contributions solely because their scheme is making unrealistic assumptions about the future.
9 September 2020
There has been a strong reaction to universities union UCU’s tweet of a non-peer-reviewed paper saying that without strong controls, students' return to campuses would cause at least 50,000 deaths.
3 December 2019
Despite the rain, pickets were out in force yesterday for the Monday morning picket at the University of Glasgow.
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.
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.
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.
9 April 2018
Members of the University and College Union are currently being balloted over the employers’ latest proposals in the long-running university pensions dispute.
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.