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Trade Unions at YSJ

Lord Mayor's Walk entranceThe University recognises UCU and UNISON for the purposes of consultation and negotiation.  Trade Union representatives and the University are committed to working in partnership to promote and maintain good employment relations and to pursue and achieve the following common objectives:

  • to ensure that employment practices in the University are conducted to the highest possible standards;
  • to enhance effective communication with all staff throughout the University;
  • to achieve greater participation and involvement of all members of staff in the issues faced in running and developing the University
  • to ensure that equality of opportunity is offered to staff or prospective staff and that members of staff are treated fairly and equitably in all matters of dispute.

More information about your local UCU branch can be found here and your local UNISON branch here

UCU Recognition Agreement

UNISON Recognition Agreement