50,000 uni staff start third wave of pay/pension strikes

New industrial ballots have also opened at 149 universities across the UK

Hope William-Smith
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University and College Union general secretary Jo Grady
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University and College Union general secretary Jo Grady

A five-day walk out beginning today (21 March) will kickstart what will be the third wave of industrial action over pay and pensions for Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) members.

Staff at 40 universities begin five days of strike action this week, with another 27 universities set to begin with five days of strikes on 28 March. Over 500,000 University and College Union (U...

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