UNISON’s higher education service group executive met on June 30 to consider the result of the branch consultative ballot on this year’s pay offer.
The majority of members in all regions voted to accept the offer. Members voted by 72% to accept the offer, with 28% to reject. Total HEI’s included in consultation was 106 – an increased turnout from recent years. The service group noted the clear majority and decided to accept the pay offer.
The GMB has also accepted, whilst other unions have rejected on varying percentages and turnouts, although none have voted for strike action.