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The USS pension ‘deficit’ and the forthcoming survey of members

Text from email sent to members 21 April 2021 The USS pension scheme recently calculated that on a ‘best estimate’ basis, our pension scheme is £4bn in surplus.* ‘Best estimate’ (or ‘unbiased estimate’) means that this scenario is considered 50% likely to happen. The legal requirement for submitting a pension valuation, however, …
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Get involved with UCU Health and Safety!

The health and safety work of trade unions has been very important in the last year. As your branch Health and Safety Officer, I’ve been working to raise your concerns about the pandemic, improve guidance, inspect buildings and liaise with the other campus unions. I’ve spent many many hours in meetings to represent all our interests and …
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UCU branch AGM

This post has been edited as the AGM date has been changed from 13 May to 20 May. A reminder that UCU branch Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be at 3.45pm – 5pm on Thursday 20 May. The meeting will be on Zoom (link to follow nearer the time). (Not to be …
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