Pay Ballot Special Edition

The 74th Newsletter For ALL Plymouth NUT Members November 2007

ses to ld teachers’ pay increa e clear its desire to ho ad s to control The Government has m 11, as part of its plan num from 2008 to 20 2% or less per an t on teachers is a year d multi-year settlemen impose public spending. This hile has risen to over 4% pay cut. Inflation meanw on-year and ers such as the Public her public sector work th ot lding a The NUT has joined wi sisting these cuts by ho CS) and UNISON in re s, later this Civil Servants Union (P st in over twenty year r strike action, the fir national ballot fo term al terms? meant for teachers in re ese below inflation cuts What have th e off ntly £700 per year wors alified teacher is curre ♦ A newly qu £1000 worse off ♦ A main scale teacher is r day per month— over £1 pe losing on average £37 ♦ Teachers are ent Allowance has not ‘safeguarded’ Managem ♦ Anyone on a so-called April 2003 seen an increase since graduates. g 10% less than other gin their career earnin than 20% ♦ Teachers be p has widened to more years in the job, the ga After 5 should be from this government pay y talk of pay restraint Remember that an es received average g fact that City boss berin £14b. tempered with the so ctive Xmas bonuses of year, resulting in colle increases of 37% last SO WHAT CAN WE DO? school ctor union meetings in ♦ Organise joint public se the results school and let us know s ld indicative ballots in ♦ Ho that ballot form drop r strike action when ♦ Be sure to vote YES fo early December in through your letterbox

PAY: What can we do?

Secretary Devon NUT

Dave Clinch

Secretary Plymouth NUT

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Secretary Cornwall NUT

Ian Williams

National Executive & Torbay Secretary

Barrie Frost

The National Union of Teachers Independent of Government and not affiliated to any political party

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