11th July 2017
Sir Alexander Fleming room 120
Buffet lunch from 12:30 followed by AGM at 13:00
Guest speaker Christine Haswell
(UCU National Pension Official)
What’s next for your pension?
Christine will explain the choices facing staff following
the recent changes in the USS pensions scheme and will discuss
the importance its ongoing revaluation
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Despite considerable objections by UCU members, the USS Pensions Scheme is changing, starting in April 2016. Further information on these changes can be found at the main UCU site. UCU is negotiating on your behalf on the latest changes to the USS Pensions Scheme
Members of the Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) had been in dispute with their employers after the umbrella group, Universities UK, tabled detrimental changes to USS pension benefits in autumn 2014.
UCU members have voted to accept new proposals for their pensions and not restart a marking and assessment boycott at 69 UK institutions. Two-thirds (67.1%) of those who voted agreed to accept the new proposals.