UNISON pensions victory at Bangor University

Responding to the announcement that, under pressure from UNISON, Bangor University has dropped plans to make adverse changes to the pension scheme for support staff, Wendy Allison, UNISON Cymru Wales regional organiser, said, “UNISON is celebrating a tremendous victory. We’ve tapped into a strong sense of injustice amongst support staff who have come out in […]

‘Hands off our pensions’ rally at Bangor University

Low paid support workers at Bangor University are incensed at their employer’s proposal to downgrade their pensions

Gwynedd plans much-reduced support for special needs children

Nursery teaching assistants in Gwynedd say the council’s plans to restructure the ABC service will significantly reduce support for 3 and 4-year old children with special needs.

Bangor university to cut pensions of lowest paid staff

Bangor university has announced it plans to cut the pensions of its clerical workers; I.T. staff; lab workers; cleaners; caterers; security staff and more. The pensions of higher paid staff, such as lecturers and executive managers, will not be affected. UNISON says by targeting non-academic staff, Bangor has shown how little it values the role […]

Job cuts will damage Bangor university

Responding to the news that as many as 60 jobs are threatened at Bangor university, UNISON Cymru Wales has warned the quality of education and prestige of the institution will inevitably suffer. The trade union, which represents university support staff, has singled out the threat to cut Bangor security team jobs as a terrible own […]