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USS ballot will open on Wednesday 29 November

22 November 2017

Following discussion with the ballot scrutineers the Electoral Reform Society, UCU can confirm that the industrial action ballot over the USS pension scheme will open on Wednesday 29 November. That means the first ballot papers will be with members on Thursday 30 November or Friday 1 December at the earliest

A pre-ballot briefing for branches takes place tomorrow (Thursday) at 12pm at UCU's London office.

Notice is now being served on employers for this ballot; the terms of the dispute are the employers' failure to agree to "protect members' pension benefits".

New posters are also now available for download here.