A statement from the first meeting of member and employer representatives to discuss the future of the USS has been published.
Member and employer representatives are set to meet USS at January talks facilitated by the chair of the Joint Expert Panel (JEP), Joanne Segars.
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.
The Joint Expert Panel has now published its second phase report.
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.