Socialist Worker

Oldham teachers strike over suspended NUT rep

by Mac Andrassy, Oldham NUT (personal capacity)
Issue No. 2061

Teachers on strike last week in Oldham

Teachers on strike last week in Oldham


Some 27 teachers in the NUT union at South Chadderton School in Oldham went on strike last Thursday over changes to pay and the suspension of their union rep.

The school's management have reneged on a deal reached earlier in the year after the school saw strike action to prevent pay cuts.

Over 20 picketed the school as strikers were joined by their supporters.

Banners from nearby Wigan and Bolton NUT branches, solidarity from suspended Unison steward Karen Reissmann and the many messages of support read out from local schools, boosted the strikers' confidence.

Send messages of support to secretary@oldham.nut.org.uk


If you enjoy Socialist Worker, please consider giving to our annual appeal to make sure we can maintain and develop our online and print versions of Socialist Worker. Go here for details and to donate.

Article information

News
Tue 24 Jul 2007, 18:14 BST
Issue No. 2061
Share this article


Tags



Mobile users! Don't forget to add Socialist Worker to your home screen.