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.

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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.

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