University workers strike for pay justice

UNISON members at the University of Glasgow, are taking strike action on September Tuesday 20 and 21, with further action scheduled for October.

The walk out is part of national action to protest another imposed, below-inflation national pay award. Edinburgh Napier University and Robert Gordon University and other universities are being balloted or re-balloted.

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They are also urging the Scottish Government and sector leaders to act to do more to protect the workforce from the cost of living crisis.

Glasgow Caledonian University have pulled this week’s action to consider a local offer from the employer, but are also scheduled to take strike action in October if the dispute remains unresolved.

Simultaneously, UNISON members at the University of Dundee are striking again this week and next in their long-running fight to protect their defined benefit pension scheme.


Glasgow university support staff are calling on Scottish government and sector leads to do more to tackle the cost of living crisis.