Why is University of Liverpool UCU in dispute? A UCU briefing document

THE UNIVERSITY SAYS: The University and the Joint Trades Unions have been discussing the potential to standardise the terms and conditions for non-academic and academic-related staff since Autumn 2012. UCU SAYS: The campus unions have been in negotiations with the employer represented by the Director of Human Resources, but only in February did the employer present concrete proposals to implement inferior terms and conditions for our members on Academic-Related (PMSA) contracts.

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