Pay Claim 24-25

The pay claim for this year has been lodged. Joint union negotiations with UCEA are ongoing. We will keep you informed of progress throughout. The main demands are: • an increase on all pay points of at least RPI + 2% or a flat rate of at least £2,500 (whichever is greater) and a commitment […]

UoE UNISON win parity of Annual Leave

From 1 January 2024 staff on grades 1-5 will have the same annual leave entitlement that colleagues on grades 1-6 enjoy. Staff in grades 1-5 will now receive 36 days of annual leave entitlement from the first day of employment. This is a change from the current entitlement of 32 days for the first 4 […]

Rising Together For Better Pay – Pay Ballot 31 May – 31 July

Following the vote to reject the latest pay offer in the consultative ballot on the 2023/24 pay claim, the branch will now be holding a full ballot. Ballot papers will start going out on the 31 May. Vote YES for the pay you need and deserve! Further information will be sent to members throughout the […]

Scottish Black Members’ Committee Newsletter

UNISON United Against Racism – SBMC Newsletter May 2023 (1) Catch up on all the latest the SBMC. 2023 is the Year of Black Workers. This national campaign will focus on increasing recruitment and representation of Black members in local branches, winning bargaining initiatives which particularly benefit Black workers, proactively challenging racism and acknowledging the […]