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You're all grasping public sector SCUM.
Think of us poor souls that work for multinationals not getting HANDOUTS such as this.
MEH MEH MEH
When? I bloody hope so!
Realistically, probably next month, backdated to October.
month but that was due to some tax code change. The payroll man wouldn't let me leave his office until I knew how the whole computer system worked.Zzz.
You should be getting an extra tenner each month for the rest of the tax year as well, as a result of the 10p tax-band fiasco.
for explaining it to a divhead like me. YAAAAAAY!
for White Ligtening pls
I'm getting any! I'm skint and I turn 30 on Saturday, boo hoo all round. Now pass me the bottle...
If I'd known it was your b'day I'd have bumped going to Aberdeen until the Sunday! Ohhhhhhh...............
is not a day to celebrate...im no longer a twenty sum fink.
I shall think of you as I sit with aforementioned White Lightning down Aberdeen Harbour way.
our head boss type person is not best pleased. ha.
Until her department was told that unfortunately whilst everyone is technically getting a 5% raise, there isn't enough money to do this within every institution, meaning redundancies around Christmas time for a fair few at her place (and across the country I suspect)...
But hopefully that's different where you guys work.
academic I encountered at uni was overpaid worthless filth.
Seriously though - fingers crossed, I won't be a political dogsbody in a few weeks.
I thought you were a civil servant?
Where you off to then?
the City, hopefully. To do investor relations. Assuming someone wants to give me a cocking job.
Every day in work at the minute makes me want to weep...
Good luck with that JJ!
but either a) none of them worked in my departments when i was an undergraduate or b) they are engaged in work is not in the public interest.
ALL university staff?
(if so, i love how i'd hear about this on dis before my employer/HR...)
This isn't going to lead to increased tuition fees. SHOW YOUR WORKING.
Remember that for most universities, it is no longer simply a matter of just paying people to educate students. University finances are generally a lot more complex than that.
so yr last question is irrelevant
academic staff have been fighting for fair pay rates for years now (and not that I know a great deal about it, but I'm assuing that 'fair' is in line with other education/research white-collar work).
Sorry. Bloody Firefox...
Last part linked to RPI (or 2.5%, whichever is higher). RPI much higher than anticipated when the settlement was agreed.
rather than causing it. It is a fallacy to argue otherwise. As for your question about it being "irresponsible to go round giving large payrises willy nilly at such times", take a look at public sector pay and you will see as I have already said that it has lagged behind the rate of inflation in much the same way this 5% offer does (RPI now at 5.2% and set to rise even more), therefore they have in real terms had pay cuts forced upon them (wage increase lower than amount that cost of goods & services rise = pay cut in my books). Quite how the government thinks that making ordinary people pay for a crisis they haven't caused in the form of pay cuts and job losses will somehow stem the inevitable tide of recession I don't know. Keynes was right to argue that decreasing people's spending power in times of economic slowdown will only make things worse.
Good work, those striking lecturers a few years ago!
Didn't this already go through last month though? After having no pay for six months, I now feel like a millionaire!
MONEY MONEY MONEY
As a pen-pushing, blotter-jotter type, this is fair payback for being surrounded by the young and optimistic. Wait ten years until they’ve had all hope thrashed out of them by lousy admin jobs…
the single pay spine agreeement for uni staff only but...
That's an extra £1500 gross per year.
If my math is right, he earns £30k.
was above my station...
he was actually on £30,012.
You're older than I thought you were.
and no, due to some utter brilliance in a sift, and various other great managerial decissions, i'm still on a lot less, even though i end up having to tell various other managers that they are doing a bad job, and explain polcy matters. but that's ok/