Industrial Action

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Notification of UCU Industrial Action February and March 2018

UCU (the University and College Union) has called upon its members to take industrial action as a consequence of proposed changes to the USS Pension Scheme.

The action will take the form of days of strike action and actons short of a strike.

The specific days of strike action notified by UCU are:

  • Week 1: Thursday 22 and Friday 23 February
  • Week 2: Monday 26, Tuesday 27 and Wednesday 28 February
  • Week 3: Monday 5, Tuesday 6, Wednesday 7 and Thursday 8 March
  • Week 4: Monday 12, Tuesday 13, Wednesday 14, Thursday 15 and Friday 16 March

Staff who are UCU members and who are considering participation in the strike action and action short of strike should note the University's Position on Industrial Action and the Withholding of Pay.

Staff who choose to participate should complete the required Industrial Action Pro Forma and return it to (Human Resources, Level 2, McCance Building), immediately upon their return to work following each week of action.

Sandra Heidinger, Director of HR

February 2018