UNISON recently held an online consultation to guage the views of Higher Education (HE) members in the light of the 2020-21 pay freeze.
Under the banner of ‘Thanks For Nothing’ the consultation closed on Monday 30 November.
Subsequent to this the HE Service Group Executive (SGE) have met and considered the results of the consultation. HESGE has decided that a dispute should be lodged with the employers. The intention is that the pay campaign will be escalated and that planning for industrial action may proceed.