UUK slams union attempt at consensus on USS issues

Universities UK has said the new proposal is not a ‘serious attempt’ to reach an agreement

Hope William-Smith
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UUK slams union attempt at consensus on USS issues

The University and College Union (UCU) has received a frosty response from the sponsoring employer representative to the Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) over proposals laid down yesterday (26 January) in an attempt to avoid further strike action at universities this year.

The UCU yesterday sent a letter to the scheme's Joint Negotiating Committee (JNC) - whose members are appointed by both UCU and Universities UK (UUK) - with plans to mitigate the strike action which affected...

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