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Human Resources

Trade Unions

The University recognises UCU and UNISON as trade unions for collective bargaining purposes.

Facility Time Reporting

In accordance with the Trade Union (Facility Time Publication Requirements) Regulations 2017 the Facility Time report for both UCU and UNISON for 2018/19 at Teesside University was as follows:

  • Trade union representatives and full-time equivalents
  • Trade union representatives: 22
  • FTE trade union representatives: 21.51FTE
  • Percentage of working hours spent on facility time
  • Overall Facility Time (as %FTE of working time): 2.96FTE
  • 0% of working hours: 1 representatives
  • 1 to 50% of working hours: 19 representatives
  • 51 to 99% of working hours: 2 representatives
  • 100% of working hours: 0 representatives
  • Facility time costs as a percentage of total pay bill
  • Percentage of total pay spent on facility time: 0.19%
  • Paid trade union activities
  • Percentage of total paid facility time hours spent on paid TU activities: 2.58%