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In November 2021, members of the University of Edinburgh branch of University and Colleges Union (UCU) took part in two separate ballots which resulted in votes in favour of strike action and action short of a strike.

This action is in support of UCU’s disputes regarding the USS pension scheme and 'Four Fights' of casualisation, inequality, workload and pay. 

More information on the industrial action can be found on the HR webpages:

Industrial Action 2021

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Updates from court meetings, during which members consider matters of strategic importance to the University.


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