Latest Lockdown Advice

As we have entered a third national lockdown, we are aware that a number of you are still being asked to work on campus, even though you were not asked to do so during the first lockdown.  A number of you have been in contact with us over the last couple of days and...

Branch News Roundup

Friday sees the last day for many of us before the two-week closure period.  Please note that many reps will be on leave during this period and the UNISON inbox will not be checked during this time. If you are working on campus and have a problem or issue and...

Branch News Roundup

Here’s our weekly round-up of news.  As always, please contact us at unison@leeds.ac.uk if you need support or advice. Maternity/Parental/Adoption Leave – we have some great news to share with you all!  Previously, staff who took leave under these polices were...

Higher Education Members Reject ‘Insulting’ Pay Freeze

UNISON members vote overwhelmingly to reject the 0% pay offer, which amounts to a pay cut, in higher education. UNISON’s Higher Education Service Group Executive (SGE) has met and considered the results of a member consultation on the pay freeze that has been...

Branch News Roundup

Here are this week’s updates: EU, EEA & Swiss Citizens – if you are an EU, EEA or Swiss citizen, the University should have contacted you in regards to your status in the UK after the Brexit deadline of 31 December, 2020.  If you require any advice or support,...