Collective Bargaining & Trades Unions

Collective Bargaining & Trades Unions

The University recognizes the following trades unions that represent staff:

Support staff  Unison

Academic staff: UCU

Information about the trades unions and membership procedures are available from the local senior representatives in the University. Their names and contact details are available from the HR Department, or from the notice boards located on the ground floor of the main building, close to the Yelland & Urwin Lecture Theatres.

The trades unions and University managers meet regularly in the Joint Consultative Committee (JCC) to discuss a range of issues affecting employees. The minutes of the meetings can be found on the University website and on the notice board referred to above.

The University is a member of the Universities and Colleges Employers Association  which carries out collective bargaining for the higher education sector.