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Pay Offer

UCU nationally are asking for feedback from branches as regards the next step in the  pay dispute. Branch responses will be considered the UCU Higher Education Committee (HEC), before their next meeting on Friday, 9th October.

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Xmas 2015 Bonus

At the Joint Consultation and Negotiation Committee (JCNC) last week, UCU, Unite and Unison reps tabled a proposal that ‘the University considers the idea of a one off Christmas bonus of £100 to each member of staff’

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New Subs – No Increase!

Please see the revised UCU subscriptions commencing from 1st September 2015. There has been one change. For potential and current members earning under £5,000, the monthly rate is now only £1. Bristol UCU Executive have agreed to forgo the local sub. This now means we’re well placed to recruit postgraduates and early career staff, the […]

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Lecture Capture and Opt-Out

UCU Office has been receiving queries around the new lecture capture policy, in particular the opt-out part of the policy. To clarify, point 9 of the policy states that ‘in respect of the academic year 2015/16, lectures may opt out for any good reason (except where the University has an overriding legal obligation to provide […]

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