Varsity staff strike on pay

Published: 03/12/2013

Staff at Aberdeen’s universities will be on strike today in protest at an erosion in living standards over the past four years.

Unions predicted that lectures would be cancelled and buildings shut at the University of Aberdeen and Robert Gordon University (RGU).

Staff are upset at a “miserly” offer of a 1% pay rise on top of rising inflation which they say has effectively resulted in a 13% cut in wages since 2009.

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