PCS members working as conciliators at ACAS began action short of strike on Wednesday 25 April which will include no obligation to undertake any reactive or proactive work on fast-track early conciliation cases or employment tribunal cases.
The dispute centres on imposed changes on staff, including the downgrading of conciliation work and increases to already heavy workloads. Conciliator members are trying to manage the unmanageable as a result of a restructure programme has been running for two years.
The planned action also includes a one-day strike on 11 May and a 2-day strike on 6 and 7 June.
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Support pickets on the 11 May and 6 and 7 June
1. Acas East of England – Forest Heath District Council Offices, College Heath Road, Mildenhall, Suffolk IP28 7EY.
Kevin Courtney, NUT General Secretary
Address to NUT Annual Conference
The NUT’s campaigns will be given publicity during the pre-election period. The NUT will work with the ATL to ensure that teachers’ concerns are addressed.
Colleagues are urged to question all candidates for election under the Pre-Election Campaign title:
“Vote for Education”
Parents and teachers need to know what they are voting for.
Topics covered in the video include:
Funding – Opposition to School Cuts
Opposition to a Selective System
Teacher recruitment and retention
Loss of subject choices
Children’s mental health
Privatisation in the education system
National pay and conditions