Strike ballots over USS pay and pensions to open within weeks

UCU confirms strike ballots will open at UK universities on 18 October

Hope William-Smith
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University of Cambridge

Rows over Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) pensions, pay, unsafe workloads, casualisation and equality failings have reached their apex for university staff, with confirmation strike ballots will open on 18 October.

University College Union (UCU) has today (22 September) confirmed the timetable for a ballot of 152 institutions in total; seven will be balloted on USS only. A further 83 are to be balloted ove...

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