This means that no strike action will be able to take place, preventing a repeat of last year’s University-wide lecturer strike.
Trade union laws mandating 50% voter turnout have frustrated the UCU's move to strike action, despite a majority of balloted members voting to strike
The ballot follows the UCEA's final offer of a 2-2.8% pay rise for university staff.
Sajid Javid said that he would “like to look at again” the policy that includes international students within the government’s drive to reduce net migration into the UK
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While universities’ income increased from 2015/16, the proportion of expenditure on university staff dropped to a record low
In a society increasingly driven towards division, the UCU pensions dispute highlights the challenges facing worker solidarity
The vote means that long-running strikes by university staff will be suspended
Union members are currently voting on whether to accept the proposed deal, which if accepted could lead to an end to longstanding industrial action
Union members will vote next week on whether to accept the proposal from Universities UK