Bristol UCU General Meeting, Wednesday 8th November 2017, 1 – 2 Arts Complex LT3, Woodland Road


1) Minutes of the last meeting 15 March 2017

2) USS Update

Do you care about your pension? Bristol UCU have discussed the university’s approach to USS with the Chief Financial Officer. UCU nationally is meeting soon to discuss pension strategy. Branch officers need to know branch views. Please join the discussion.

3) Promotion and Progression for academic staff

The University has developed proposals on progression and promotion for academic staff. This is a matter of collective bargaining and an opportunity to shape and respond to these significant proposals. James Thompson will summarise the developments so far, and seek member feedback. Come and have your say.

4) Committee on Effective Industrial Action

The Commission for Effective Industrial Action is charged with determining UCU strategy. Set up at UCU National Congress, the Commission is tasked with generating proposals on what UCU needs to do differently, the actions it needs to take to secure better terms and conditions, job security and a pay rise for UCU members. The Commission is looking to hear from Bristol UCU members: what should UCU be doing?