At least 11 universities threatening to dock day's pay from any staff taking part in two-hour lunchtime walkout.
University bosses have been accused of "penny-pinching and bullying", in a dispute over a strike by academics.
Across the country, thousands of lecturers are set to walk out for two hours on Thursday 23 January, over a pay dispute. But at least 11 universities have told staff that they will have their pay docked for the entire day if they go on strike. (...) - by Martin Williams, The Guardian, 21 January 2014