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
Mainly representing staff in grades 1-6.
- Phil Rogers, Estates
- Emma French, Division of Human & Social Sciences
- John Allen, Division of Arts and
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
- Paul Ducker, Division of Natural Sciences.
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.