USS pension dispute: Setting and assessment boycott

Submitted by admin on Mon, 10/27/2014 - 23:00

The recent email from Sally Hunt about the pensions dispute had the following important sentence: "With little indication as yet that the employers are prepared to negotiate seriously, the HEC agreed to serve notice on the USS employers for a setting and assessment boycott to begin on 6 November 2014".

More information will come shortly from head office and the Aston UCU Branch will work closely with you all to make sure we support the action as effectively as possible. If you have any doubts about the strength of our position on the pensions changes, there was an interesting letter in the Times Higher Education about the inconsistencies of calculations coming from the employers: