Education sector

Unite organises workers in all areas of education in the UK and Ireland. Our members work as research, technical, IT, administrative, estates, support and maintenance staff.

Mike McCartney, national officer

Higher education pay dispute – Update 

Unite members working in universities across the UK have voted against industrial action. Unite has informed the employers of the result and notified them that the dispute over this year’s pay is closed. 

While members have indicated they are not willing to take action at this stage the fight for fair pay goes on. Over the coming days your Unite representatives will be discussing the next steps in the campaign and how we can achieve fair pay in the following years’ pay rounds.
The full results of the ballot can be found here: ERS ballot result

Mike McCartney
National Officer
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