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Seven teachers are still solid in Barnsley

by George Arthur, Barnsley NUT
Issue No. 2137

The strike action at Joseph Locke primary school in Barnsley continues. Seven NUT union members continue to support their colleague who is losing £260 a month due to reorganisation at the school.

The members rejected the headteacher’s offer of going to binding arbitration and voted to continue with a series of one-day strikes.

The picket line was supported by NUT, UCU, and PCS union members on Thursday of last week.

While a number of parents have handed out leaflets in ­support of the teachers, unfortunately some do not support the strike action.

The NUT national executive has agreed to sustain further strike action after the half-term holiday.

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Tue 3 Feb 2009, 18:26 GMT
Issue No. 2137
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