UCU members’ meeting discuss USS changes

A well attended meeting discussed proposed changes to USS. See previous posts for details of the changes – but also today’s THES

More than 20 members attended the meeting and several more sent apologies.

Branch secretary Bram Mertens’ outlined the proposed changes and also the union’s negotiating strategy.


The union’s strategy will be agreed at a national decision-making conference in Manchester on 19th September.

Members at the meeting supported the union’s broad strategy as set out in UCU policy documents. Members agreed to support ballots for industrial action – for both strike action and action short of strike action.

UCU delegates at the conference are Mike Byrne, Bram Mertens and Howard Stevenson. A full report of the conference will appear on this blog – plus follow us on twitter at @uonucu.

This entry was posted in Uncategorized and tagged . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s