Lecturers in jobs strike threat

UK“University teaching staff are being balloted for industrial action to protect jobs, as they wait to hear their pay offer for next year. The University and College Union says lecturers should not lose their jobs as universities faced financial pressure. The union’s general secretary, Sally Hunt, warned of the threat of a ‘cull of academic jobs’. But university employers said the union was ‘scaremongering’ and the dispute was about pay, not safeguarding jobs …” (more)

[BBC News, 26 April]

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