HE national claim: UCU ballot results

Trade dispute between UCU and your employer concerning the National HE Claim 2012. The ballot closed at noon today and the responses to the two questions that were balloted on are below.

Are you prepared to take industrial action consisting of strike action?

  • Number of ballot papers returned: 19,443
  • Number voting YES: 8,556 (44.3%)
  • Number voting NO: 10,757 (55.7%)
  • Number of papers found to be invalid: 130


Are you prepared to take industrial action consisting of action short of a strike?

  • Number of ballot papers returned: 19,443
  • Number voting YES: 13,452 (70.1%)
  • Number voting NO: 5,751 (29.9%)
  • Number of papers found to be invalid:: 240


You can view the full scrutineer's report here:
http://www.ucu.org.uk/media/pdf/i/2/heclaimballot2012_scrutineersreport.pdf

The nationally elected HE officers will discuss the result and the next steps on Friday 12 October. UCU is working closely with the other higher education unions and their results will be considered as well. A further report will be sent to branches early next week.

There is an item about the ballot in the October HE News, available from http://www.ucu.org.uk/henews.

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