Branch Newsletter – July 2021

Teesside University Branch News Letter – July 2021 Pay Update 2021 Last August, higher education staff did not get a pay rise. UNISON, and the other HE trade unions, pushed hard for a pay rise back then and have pushed hard for pay rise for August 2021. HE staff have been offered a 1.5% increase […]

Have Your Say on Pay 21/22 Consultation

Have Your Say on Pay – 21/22 Consultation Dear Member, You will shortly receive an email from UNISON asking you for your feelings on the 2021/22 pay offer. See full and final pay offer link below. UCEA-Final-offer-letter-11-May-2021-003 (click to open) The Service Group Recommendation is to reject this offer in the consultation but however you […]

NEC Election 2021

National Executive Council Elections 2021 Dear Member, Elections to the highest decision making body of the union are due to take place in May 2021. Obviously how you vote when you receive your postal ballot paper is entirely up to you.  However, we thought you may wish to know who the branch nominated, see below. […]

HE Updates – 22 April 2021

HE Updates – 22 April 2021 Content This news update will cover HE pay negotiations 2021/22 update Student return announcement Joint union statement on Sewell report Race 4 racial justice Home working guidance request SEND awards for university staff Climate emergency – what can we do? LGBT+ network meetings HE pay negotiations update – 2021/22 On […]

April 2021 Teesside University Branch News

Welcome to the April 2021 Branch News for Teesside University Pay Update 2020/21 To recap, we had a 0% pay freeze imposed on us on 1st August 2020 last year, which means zero pay rises since August 2019. As you will know our pay has been shrinking compared to the cost of living for too […]

International Women’s Day 2021

International Women’s Day 2021 Foreword Dear Member International Women’s Day is a Global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. This International Women’s Day UNISON will be choosing to challenge and choosing to help. The branch constantly challenges by having a voice at the National Women’s Conference and Regional Committees and […]

Annual General Meeting 2021

Annual General Meetings for 2021 are Coming Soon When is it? Our Annual General Meetings, which are due to be held online on Tuesday 16th March at 12 noon and Wednesday 17th March at 1pm. Why take part? We want as many of our members as possible to participate so by attending you are in […]

February 2021 Teesside University Branch News

Welcome to the February 2021 Branch News for Teesside University Annual General Meeting 2021 The Annual General Meeting for 2021 is happening soon, please see the following site for more details. Annual General Meeting 2021 Pay Campaign Update UNISON, and the other HE unions, have now been through the national dispute procedure on pay negotiations […]

Higher Education Updates February 2021

Higher Education COVID updates Section 44/100 update Pay dispute update Health & safety case studies Policy requests – social media; menopause. Support for HE staff Please find below links to the latest updates that we hope will help you to keep your campus as safe as possible. Below you will find an update on dealing with […]

Holocaust Memorial Day 2021

Today, 27 January, is Holocaust Memorial Day, and this year it marks exactly 75 years since the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp. Please take time to read and reflect on Christina McAnea our new General Secretary’s blog below. We all need to carry on being the light Holocaust Memorial Day is this Wednesday. Every year […]