Protect the right to strike – TUC March & Rally

Protect the right to strike – TUC March & Rally

On Saturday 27th January, the South West will host the TUC’s next big march and rally ‘Protect the right to strike’. Forty years ago, Margaret Thatcher’s Conservative government attacked trade union rights – at GCHQ, where union members were told to resign their...
Strike action – Frequently asked questions

Strike action – Frequently asked questions

These frequently asked questions will hopefully answer any queries you might have, if not please get in touch at unison@uwe.ac.uk
We will keep updating them as queries come in, so do keep checking back.

No confidence in Vice-Chancellor

No confidence in Vice-Chancellor

Members at today’s Branch Members Meeting (Wednesday 10 May)  voted overwhelmingly in favour of the motion of no confidence in the leadership of the University and ultimately in the Vice-Chancellor, Steve West.   Motion of no confidence Proposer: Tom Finn,...
Strike action – Frequently asked questions

National Pay Negotiations – Update & ballot dates

Thanks to UNISON members taking strike action in 2022, sufficient pressure was put on the employers to give you a better offer than they would have done for 2023-24. After talks with ACAS the amount added to your March pay will be £1,000 or 2% of salary, whichever is...
UCU Strike action – February & March 2023

UCU Strike action – February & March 2023

The UCU has announced 18 days of action over February and March starting on Wedensday 1 February. The full dates of UCU’s strike action are: Week 1 – Wednesday 1 February Week 2 – Thursday 9 and Friday 10 February Week 3 – Tuesday 14, Wednesday...