The employee and employer member bodies tested out shared ideas for new sector-level joint work on the key union dispute issues of gender and ethnicity pay gaps, casualisation and workload.
UCU union and UCEA employers' body are set to meet on 17 December.
Recently, national employers’ bodies UUK and UCEA have talked to UCU representatives on both USS pension and pay-related topics.
The Universities and Colleges Employers Association (UCEA) has published a statement following its meeting with University and College Union (UCU) on Tuesday 26 November.
Our latest report shows a further reduction in the gender pay gap, but that there is still work to do.
The national bodies representing employers on pay and pensions have written an open letter to all staff at the institutions where UCU is planning industrial action.