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My name is Owen and I currently work on Glenside Campus as part of the HAS SAT team. I have been a long time UNISON member across a number of jobs inside and outside of the university. Recently I have been inspired to become more involved with the union and to...
The final offer is 3%. We’re worth more. We can’t afford less. With the cost of living spiralling upwards, we simply can’t afford a pay rise that’s less than we’re worth. Make sure you use your voice to decide our next step on pay. The consultation closes on 27 May 2022.
We have called a branch meeting for all members on Wedensday 19 May 2022 at 12noon, to discuss the 2021/22 pay offer and the current consultation. The pay increase that is agreed with UCEA is implemented for University staff in August and then in the New Year for...
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UNISON is the UK’s largest trade union, serving more than 1.3 million members. We represent full-time and part-time staff who provide public services. In Higher Education, members can be employed by universities directly, or work for a Student Union or contractor supplying services.
Here at the University of the West of England we represent staff workingl in IT, Finance, RBI, SAS, FSCM, LCI, projects, laboratories, studios and technical areas, in fact, we represent Professional Service staff across all of our sites, along with staff at The Students Union at UWE.
We negotiate nationally and locally to protect pay, terms and conditions and to prevent members from being outsourced to private companies. UNISON representatives help to ensure a safe working environment.
UNISON campaigns for decent pay in universities – including a living wage for the lowest paid – as well as an eradication of the gender pay gap and to stop the use of zero hour contracts and the casualisation of work.