The Picket Line Experience

Hundreds of members of staff at the University of Leeds have taken strike action as UNISON members over the last 18 months – the membership continues to grow alongside this and we are approaching our 50th day of industrial action. In addition to this we always run...

August Strike Pay Deductions

*For strike action taken 11 – 13 July 2023 Over the past year, we have used a net pay calculation for paying strike pay to members who have taken action. However, the calculation needs to be different for August’s pay, when July’s strike deductions will be taken. This...

STRIKE FAQs (August 2023)

When are the strike days? Strike action will take place on Saturday 12 – Friday 18 August, inclusive. All strike days will run from midnight to midnight. Do I have to go on strike? There is no legal obligation to strike, but we are encouraging all members to take...

Hardship Fund Application Form

Please complete the combined Hardship Fund and National Strike Pay form and send to unison@leeds.ac.uk along with your June and July payslips. If you are submitting a hard copy of the forms, please hand your form in to the branch office at Room 7.50, E.C. Stoner...

Hardship Payments for Industrial Action over Pay

Members should read ALL the following sections carefully before making an application for a Hardship Payment as a result of Industrial Action. If further clarification is required please contact the Branch Secretary:  unison@leeds.ac.uk Hardship payments may be made...