Across the entire HE sector, people like you are being underpaid, made to work under unfair conditions and discriminated against, while vice-chancellors, principals and other top staff are earning almost SEVEN times as much as the average worker.
- UNFAIR LOWER PAY: YOUR pay has decreased by 14.5% in just six years compared to the rate of inflation – while the cost of living keeps rising
- SHAMEFUL GENDER INEQUALITY: female academics are paid £6,103 per year LESS than male counterparts
- SCANDALOUS CASUALISED WORK: more than 21,000 teaching staff are on zero-hours contracts
- NO JOB SECURITY: over TWO THIRDS of research staff are stuck on fixed-term contracts.
What can I do about it?
First of all – make sure you VOTE before 4 May.
Please ensure that you complete and return your ballot paper as soon as possible.