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Largest teaching union threatens to ballot members in England on strike action

National Education Union writes to education secretary Nadhim Zahawi, calling for ‘inflation-plus’ pay rise

Leaders of the country’s largest teaching union say they will ballot their members on strike action later this year unless the government agrees to an “inflation-plus” pay rise.

The joint general secretaries of the National Education Union (NEU) said in a letter to the education secretary, Nadhim Zahawi, that they would campaign in favour of industrial action if the government persisted in its current plan for a 3% pay increase for most teachers in England, after the latest figures showed the consumer price index rising 9.1% last month.

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Source: www.theguardian.com

Content Creator: Richard Adams Education editor

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