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Edinburgh staff vote for strike action

Staff at the University of Edinburgh have voted this week for strike action over pension cuts, pay and working conditions alongside colleagues at dozens of other British universities. With a turnout of 59 per cent, which is higher than the 50 per cent requirement for strike action to be legal, 82 per cent voted in […]

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Strike action on cards as union ballots university staff

The University and College Union (UCU), the trade union that represents much of the UK’s higher education academic and support staff, has today confirmed that they will ballot members about possible strike action. Ballots – more commonly known as votes – will open at universities, including the University of Edinburgh, on Monday 18 October and […]