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Details of how UofG UNISON members can claim their strike pay for industrial action that took place in September 2023

Wage slips for October 2023 will shortly be issued in both the University of Glasgow and the Glasgow School of Art and this memo is intended to serve as a reminder of what you need to successfully claim national strike pay.

All members eligible to claim strike pay have been emailed a copy of the claim form they need to complete. 

What do I need to do to claim?

To help your branch make payments as quickly as possible, you need to do the following to claim national strike pay:

  • Your UNISON membership number
  • A completed claim form.
  • A full copy of your October 2023 payslip which clearly details your deducted wages.

Email both documents to us (preferably together) at no later than: Friday 10 November 2023.

If we do not get the required information, this may delay your claim as we try to contact you.

How can I download my wage slip?

University of Glasgow members

Please see attached a guide that details how you can download a PDF of your wage slip from COREHR to either print and provide with your hardcopy form or attach and email with your claim forms.

UofG help sessions will run from 10am to 12:30pm on 25th October in 68 Oakfield Avenue, contact if you need assistance.

Glasgow School of Art members

GSA Unison members can find downloadable payslips from iTrent. If you encounter any issues Rebecca Olivia ( can assist.

GSA Help sessions will run in the GSA library at 8:30am and 12:30pm on Wednesday 25th October,

What happens next?

Once you have submitted both your claim form and wage slip. The branch will calculate your national strike payment based on your completed form and payslip and will issue your payment accordingly.

If you would prefer to post your forms or drop them off in person, then the mailing/office address can be found on the attached form.

Please be aware, that if the wage slip or completed claim form is missing, we cannot process your claim.

I’m struggling, can my local branch help? 

This form is for national strike pay claims only. If you think that you may need to apply for local hardship funding in addition to applying for national strike pay, please get in touch to confidentially let us know your situation, and we will issue you with a claim form and updated guidance.