Below is a list of our current campaigns with a short description. To see any latest updates please choose one from the list on the right. Or if you want to see all news/updates in a chronological order, you can just visit the News & Updates section.
The Pension dispute came about because of universities’ proposals to slash the benefits of the Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) pension scheme. UCU calculated that this would leave a typical lecturer almost £10,000 a year worse off in retirement than under the current set-up.
Local Pay Negotiations
UCU negotiates your pay directly with College. More members = greater influence. We negotiate wages for all academic and academic-related workers at Imperial College London.
Health & Safety
UCU represents staff on Health & Safety and Equality & Diversity Committees
Bullying & Harassment
UCU holds the College in check for a range of issues including bullying, harassment, redundancy etc.
Transparency & Academic Freedom
UCU is pushing the College for greater Transparency and Academic Freedom.