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January, 2015:

Hourly paid staff – have you been underpaid ?

Are you an hourly-paid worker?   The University probably owes you money.   The university unlawfully underpaid all hourly-paid staff (those who submit time-sheets) from April 2009. This was noticed in October 2014 by a postgrad student, who told UCU.   UCU pointed out the error to HR, and since October 2014 the University has paid the correct holiday pay (equating to a rise in the hourly rate of pay of around 1.2%). (more…)

Bath students question new VC pay rise

Bath SU newspaper Impact this week throws a spotlight on the recently disclosed 3% pay rise received by the Vice Chancellor.  This brings her salary tantalisingly close to the £400,000 mark.  UCU members are invited to join the VC Day party on the Parade on Monday lunchtime 2nd February.