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University lecturer explains why academics are striking over pension cuts

University lecturer explains why academics are striking over pension cuts

University staff across the UKĀ are strikingĀ over changes to their pensions. Academics at 64 universities, who are members of the University and College Union (UCU) and who are signed up to a defined benefit pension scheme (known as USS), are faced with cuts that could leave them significantly worse off in retirement. Universities UK, the umbrella […] … learn more→