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University teachers call for pay ballot

Issue No. 2310

The UCU lecturers’ union is set to ballot its members in universities for industrial action over pay.

Some 70 percent had voted in a consultative ballot to reject the employers’ below-inflation pay offer of 0.8 percent.

The ballot is now set to start in early September with a view to action in October.

Conference to defend USS pension

A conference has been called on 13 September for UCU members in the pre‑1992 universities to discuss the next steps in their dispute to defend their USS pension scheme.

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Tue 3 Jul 2012, 17:54 BST
Issue No. 2310
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