Pay negotiations & jobs: FAQs & update
The Universities and Colleges Employers Association (UCEA) made a 'final' pay offer of 0.5% and put forward proposals for dealing with a number of sector issues at a meeting with trade unions.
UCEA's press release about the offer and the proposals is available on their website
There have been a series of national meetings facilitated by reconciliation service ACAS following the unions' rejection of an increased pay offer of 0.4% at national negotiations on 19 May. An initial offer of 0.3% made on 27th April.
Further background is available in our Frequently asked questions at: www.leeds.ac.uk/hr/pay/
The University's position on the issues under discussion is outlined in an open letter from Vice-Chancellor Professor Michael Arthur to campus trades unions. Read the text of the letter at campus.leeds.ac.uk/newsincludes/newsitem6419.htm. An extract of the Vice-Chancellor's statement to Senate on 10 June 2009 is available at: campus.leeds.ac.uk/newsincludes/newsitem6490.htm
More information about the offers and the unions' responses are available at the following websites:
Universities and Colleges Employers Association
Latest offer: www.ucea.ac.uk/en/News/Archived_News.cfm?filteryear=2009&obj_id=70479EC5-D56E-42BD-87BC25797B6FC4D7&page=1
First published: 20 May 2009Posted in: University news