UWE UNISON facts on UWE’s numbers

UWE UNISON facts on UWE’s numbers

Recent announcements from UWE management have been based on the sector situation. However, the individual circumstance of UWE is very different. Since 2017/18 the number of staff at UWE earning over £100k has increased by 81% Since 2018/19 staff pay as a proportion of...
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...
UWE UNISON in solidarity with the Palestinians

UWE UNISON in solidarity with the Palestinians

Tamsila Tauqir, Vice-Chair of the University of the West of England UNISON branch. Speech at Palestinian Solidarity Campaign and Stop the War rally for Palestine on 13th October 2023 in Bristol, UK. “UNISON, the largest trade union in the UK has stated that the...
Strike action 2, 3, October 2023

Strike action 2, 3, October 2023

Although the University met with us earlier in the month (information on this meeting to follow) they did not offer anything to prevent further strike days so please prepare to take action on Monday 2nd and Tuesday 3rd October. We must keep up the level of...
UWE UCU Strike action – September 2023

UWE UCU Strike action – September 2023

UWE UCU will be taking 2 days of industrial strike action this month, on Monday 25th and Tuesday 26th September. Our academic colleagues are taking action on behalf of all staff in Higher Education, just like UNISON members did last week and since last year. None of...
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.