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UCU Events February 2019 – University of Bath

January 30 @ 08:00 - 17:00

UCU Events February 2019 – University of Bath

  •  UCU Branch meeting Date Thursday 07 February 2019, 13:15 14:05 Building 3E 2. The agenda below:

  • Branch meeting on Thursday 7th February 2018 in room 2.2, 3 East 1:15pm.

    Chair Michael Carley
    Welcome and apologies for absence.
    Minutes of Previous meeting held on 26th September 2019

    1. Vacant positions – nominations/volunteers welcome:
    BME Members Rep
    International Members Reps
    Academic-Related & Professional Services Rep Research rep
    Recruitment Rep

    2. Strike Ballot progress

    3. Anti casualization

    4. Work Load Models

    5. VP Hustings

    6. Professorial Pay Scale.

    7. Nominations for Congress


    Date of next meeting

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The Vice President hustings taking place at  UCU Vice-presidential hustings, Bath 4:15pm 7 February, Room 1 West 2.03

Come and question Vicky Blake and Jo McNeill, who are running for the highest lay office in the University and College Union.

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  • The UCU ballot taking place for Pay and Equality

We encourage you to use your vote. Whether you agree or disagree with what UCU are recommending, it is your democratic right to vote and as a Union we encourage you to do so.

Please vote on your ballot paper and post it. We are still in a pay dispute as during our last Pay and Equality strike ballot September to October 2018, the employers imposed without negotiation a 2% salary increase on 27/09/2018. This is why the Pay and equalities claim is being balloted again now.

Below is the Pay and Equalities Claim:
The Higher Education trade unions national claim for 2018/19 is:
• An increase to all spine points on the 50 point national pay scale of 7.5 % or £1,500 whichever is greater.
• £10 per hour minimum wage with all HEIs to become foundation living wage employers
• Ensuring all campus staff are paid at least the foundation living wage rate.
• Nationally agreed framework for action to close the gender pay gap by 2020.
• Nationally agreed framework for action on precarious contracts
• Nationally agreed payment to recognise excessive workloads




January 30
08:00 - 17:00