Following a morning on the picket lines, university lecturers from across Scotland will stage a demonstration in Glasgow, as their programmes of strike action in pursuit of a fair pay deal continue.
The Emergency Committee of the EIS has agreed a programme of strike action for University lecturers in 6 institutions across Scotland.
The EIS will open a new industrial action ballot this week in its commitment to fight for a fair pay rise for university lecturers.
The EIS-ULA is to open a new industrial action ballot in its commitment to fight for a fair pay rise for university lecturers.
EIS-ULA has opened a statutory industrial action ballot for its members in Scotland’s Higher Education sector.
University lecturer members of the EIS-ULA will take part in a ‘Day of Action’ in support of their campaign for a fair cost of living pay increase.
Further information on the upcoming Consultative Ballot
New two-day training course EIS-ULA representatives
The EIS commissioned research into ‘for profit provision’ (i.e. private firms) in the Scottish Higher Education sector.
New HE Gender Pay Gap Data Report
The EIS, in common with other HE Trade Unions and the NUS, supports the Government's HE Governance Bill currently going through the Scottish Parliament.
The EIS welcomes this opportunity to respond to the Commission on Widening Access to Higher Education.
This letter is directly relevant to those EIS-ULA members who are members of the USS, or who chose to move to the USS if they accept a promoted post within their pre-1992 HEI at some date in the future.
EIS Report in the Use of Zero Hours Contracts in Scottish Universities
Over £1 million has been made available to help teachers in Scotland move smoothly from lecture halls into the classroom.
The EIS has identified a number of serious concerns regarding the widespread use of so-called ‘Zero-Hours’ contracts within the Higher Education Sector in Scotland.
The EIS is disappointed with the final Scottish Code of Good HE Governance issued today (Thursday) by a Steering Group of University Chairs, and calls on the Scottish Funding Council (SFC) and Scottish Government to reject using the Code
The Cabinet Secretary chaired the first meeting of the University Sector Advisory Forum on June 12, 2013 to consider strategic issues in the sector.
The EIS is disappointed with the draft version of the Scottish Code of Good HE Governance published today as it seems to offer nothing new to improve HE governance or accountability.
ACAS has issued a series of fact-sheets giving guidance to employers regarding social networking, these ACAS fact-sheets build on new research from the Institute for Employment Studies.
ULA & FELA lobby the Scottish Parliament on May 24, 2011
The consultation analysis report is now available on the Scottish Government website: http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2011/03/ECAconsultanalysis
The EIS welcomes the Universities Scotland Paper (Towards a Scottish Solution) which highlights the financial dangers facing Scottish Universities and Higher Education Colleges which themselves threaten the quality and quantity of Higher Education
The EIS is one of two unions representing academic staff in Scotland’s Higher Education Sector, and is one of five campus trade unions that negotiate pay and other issues with the UK University Employers Association.