Industrial Action FAQs for staff



You will be aware that the University and College Union (UCU) has announced that it intends to take industrial action in a dispute over changes to the Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) and pay. 

It has been confirmed that the scheduled Industrial Action Days at Heriot-Watt will take place on:

  • Week 6: Thursday 20 – Friday 21 February
  • Week 7: Monday 24 – Wednesday 26 February
  • Week 8: Monday 2 – Thursday 5 March
  • Week 9: Monday 9 – Friday 13 March

General questions related to the industrial action and how it might impact on you can be found in our Frequently Asked Questions. These FAQs will be regularly updated to ensure that they provide you with the most recent information we have.

Please remember to check the Staff Portal for updates.

 If you have further questions you should speak to your line manager or contact