Mandates secured for more USS strikes at 24 universities

Industrial action across the UK is now set to last until at least October

Hope William-Smith
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Cardiff University – one of the 27 higher education institutions who have voted for further industrial action.
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Cardiff University – one of the 27 higher education institutions who have voted for further industrial action.

Strike action over a dispute to the restructuring of the Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) is set to continue into the next academic year after staff at 24 universities secured extended mandates this week.

The University and College Union (UCU) has confirmed 79.5% of staff backed strike action while 88.1% voted for ‘action short of a strike' which includes protests such as refusing to cover staff that are...

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