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November, 2013:

joint union action 31st 0ctober 2013

UEA members of UCU, Unite and Unison came together in joint strike action calling for an increase to the pay offer of 1%.

strikephotoAt a time when Unison have identified that over 4000 staff employed in HE earn less than the living wage, & when an Associate Tutor at UEA regretfully didn’t miss his teaching ‘because if I don’t do the 2 hours I won’t eat this week’  the employers group UCEA said that ‘the vast majority of staff think this is a fair offer’.   And meanwhile Vice-Chancellors’ pay for the most part has continued to rise