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UCU Reclaim HE

UCU Reclaim Higher Education (HE) campaign

Read about UCU's Reclaim HE campaign on the UCU website

UCU is rising - our dispute about pay, pensions and working conditions 

The 5 days of industrial action went ahead in our branch, Monday 25th to Friday 29th September 2023. 

UCU Rising Campaign

UCU members in higher education have worked throughout the pandemic and generated record income for the sector only to be rewarded with attacks on their pay, working conditions, and pensions.

The truth is that we are not all in this together. While our members have seen their pay cut by 25% since 2009, university vice-chancellors and senior management have been collecting six-figure salaries.

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