Involving staff representatives encourages an increased understanding between different groups, better decision making and improved employee relations.
Joint Staff Negotiating and Consultation Committee (JSNCC)
The JSNCC is
the main forum for consultation between the University and our staff, on all
matters of mutual interest.
The Committee is co-chaired by the Director of Human Resources and Organisational Development, and the Campus Trades Union Convenor. and has both staff and trades union representatives as members.
Trade unions and representatives
Universities and College Union (UCU)
Mainly representing academic and academic-related staff.
Mainly representing staff in grades 1-6.
Kent’s branch of UNISON has its own webpages, with full information about the union and activities, including contact details for all stewards and branch officers.
Mainly representing technical staff
- Not currently represented.
Under the Trade Union (Facility Time Publication Requirements) Regulations 2017, public sector employers, including universities, have to collate and publish data on employees who are relevant trade union officials.