university staff are to strike over London weighting allowances tomorrow
staff, including lecturers, librarians, technicians and clerical workers, want
to see the weighting raised to £4,000.
action is the first ever joint-union strike in UK higher education.
say a £4,000 allowance is much less than that recommended by the Greater London
Authority and the independent Bett report into higher education. The
Metropolitan Police receive London payments of more than £6,000.