Lecturers walk out

A rally is due to be held outside Sheffield City Hall from noon today (Thursday) in a third day of strike action in a lecturers’ pay dispute.

Members of UCU, Unison and Unite plan another stoppage on Monday, from 9am to 11am, affecting both universities.

Unions are angry at a national 1% pay offer, locally comparing it with a 26% rise for Sheffield University’s vice-chancellor, taking his pay to £374,000,