Cut the Highest Paid by 20% Save Jobs at The University of Kent

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Emily Fawcus
May 15, 2021
The difference between the highest and lowest paid at colleges, and elsewhere, is obscene.

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Leo McCann
May 15, 2021
Solidarity to all UCU branches fighting back against the corporatization and marketization of our universities.

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Ross Balzaretti
May 15, 2021
326 percent increase for presiding over this mess is a disgrace. Good luck in your fight!

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Tom Parsons
Mar 31, 2021
It's the higher ups who made the decisions which put the uni into this position. It's not right for lecturers/staff to pay the consequences.

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Rebecca Catto
Mar 31, 2021
I believe in fairness.

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Eduardo Vasquez
Mar 30, 2021
Management at the University of Kent have made many bad financial decisions, which has led to hundreds of redundancies and a decrease in resources. These have a terrible impact on employees and students. Management must share the burden and consequences of their bad decisions. They have no right to enjoy such high salaries when they push for staff and students to do with less. A 20% decrease in their salaries will save jobs and show a willingness to engage in fairer practices.

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Steven Cope
Mar 26, 2021
If the university really is an academic community, then this is an excellent opportunity for the more privileged members of that community to act in the best interests of all.

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Jef Smith
Mar 25, 2021
The true worth of these £100k+ staff members was always questionable, and their inflated salaries should not be sustained by enforcing redundancies on others.

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Hannah Drewell
Mar 24, 2021
The enormous disparity between the highest and lower paid academics is not appropriate and is not in the long term interest of the institution, rather the gain of a minority of individuals, and especially galling in the context of probable redundancy for many!

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Christopher Lehrich
Mar 23, 2021
I the US also we have seen again and again how higher education is destroyed by austerity measures that somehow never affect the ever-growing cadre of overpaid administrators.