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The Tories’ announcement on 19 November that they were looking …

This is the latest blog post from UCU London Region on the FE Pay ballot results, USS and next organising steps for industrial action across both sectors. …

UCU members in 16 colleges have voted by 92% on a 63% turn out to take escalating strike action. The employers have been notified that …

The HEC decision to call 14 days of strike action in pre-92 universities to defend our USS pensions from the theft employers are planning is transforming the …

Please find below the text of an article in the current TES by Sean Vernell (vice chair of the UCU Further Education Committee).

Sean Vernell argues …

Elections for the UCU Vice President (VP) and National Executive Committee (NEC) are now open from 1st February and will close on 1st March. To …

There is no justification for this pension attack – USS’s finances are strong, argue 153 university academics

University employers have provoked the largest vote for industrial action …

College unions at the Capital College City Group have put out this statement and sent it to their employers demanding that all outsourcing of services …

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Now Make It Count: build the strikes
The vote for strikes to defend USS pensions in pre-92 universities is historic …

Today the USS Joint Negotiating Committee voted with the casting vote of the chair Sir Andrew Cubie to end future accrual in the collective defined benefit pension scheme and move all future accrual to the individual defined contribution scheme.