Recent Strike Action

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Dear University of Aberdeen,

Under the FOI Act I would like to request the following information in regards to the recent strike action by university staff

(1) Were staff deducted pay during this period?

(2) If so, how much was deducted in total? (If a final figure is not available, please give an estimate, but make it clear if this is an estimate)

(3) How will these funds be distributed within the university?

Yours faithfully,

Mr Allen

Foi, University of Aberdeen

Dear Mr Allen

I refer to your email of 05 April 2018 and, on behalf of the University, I acknowledge receipt and confirm that your request is being dealt with in terms of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002. In terms of the Act, a reply will be sent to you within 20 working days.

Yours sincerely,

Lorna Maguire
University Records Manager

Library, Special Collections & Museums
The Sir Duncan Rice Library
The University of Aberdeen
Bedford Road
Aberdeen
AB24 3AA

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Foi, University of Aberdeen

Dear Mr. Allen

 

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION REQUEST FOI 2018-140

 

I refer to your email of 5 April 2018 requesting information relating to
the recent strike at the University of Aberdeen.

 

Your request has now been considered under the Freedom of Information
(Scotland) Act 2002, ‘the Act’.

 

Our response to your information request is as follows;

 

As of the 18 April 2018 I can confirm

 

(1)    Were staff deducted pay during this period?

 

Yes, for those staff who participated in strike action

 

(2)    If so, how much was deducted in total? (If a final figure is not
available, please give an estimate, but make it clear if this is an
estimate)

 

Total deduction as at 18 April 2018 - £363,523.59 (estimate)

 

(3) How will these funds be distributed within the university?

 

No decision has yet been taken on this matter.

 

Please accept this message as a notice in terms of section 17(1) of the
Act that the University does not hold information relevant to your
request.

 

 

Should you be dissatisfied with this response, you have the right under
the Act to request a review.  A request for review must be made within 40
working days of the date of this reply. It must include your name and
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Yours sincerely,

 

Lorna Maguire

University Records Manager

Library, Special Collections & Museums

The Sir Duncan Rice Library

The University of Aberdeen

Bedford Road

Aberdeen

AB24 3AA

 

Email: [University of Aberdeen request email]

 

 

 

 

 

From: Mr Allen [mailto:[FOI #475417 email]]
Sent: 05 April 2018 04:08
To: Foi <[University of Aberdeen request email]>
Subject: Freedom of Information request - Recent Strike Action FOI
2018-140

 

Dear University of Aberdeen,

 

Under the FOI Act I would like to request the following information in
regards to the recent strike action by university staff

 

(1) Were staff deducted pay during this period?

 

(2) If so, how much was deducted in total? (If a final figure is not
available, please give an estimate, but make it clear if this is an
estimate)

 

(3) How will these funds be distributed within the university?

 

Yours faithfully,

 

Mr Allen

 

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