Scott Lyons

Strike Ballot Pay Up24 – Myths and misconceptions 

 I wanted to share some myths and misconceptions surrounding the ballot and strike action with you to hopefully provide some clarity and guidance.  M&M 1 – If I vote ‘Yes’ in this ballot, I am committing to striking. This is a preliminary ballot. This ballot requires a turnout of 60% of members, with 90% of that 60% need to vote yes in order for us …

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Preventing sexism & sexual harassment This ‘It’s Not OK: Preventing sexism and sexual harassment in schools’ campaign toolkit aims to help NEU members take the steps needed to prevent sexism and sexual harassment. It’s Not OK Across the UK, we are asking schools to make a pledge to take a whole school approach to preventing …

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Hardship Fund

Section 43 of the NEU Local Financial Regulations states … ii. Grants may be made from the Industrial Action Hardship Fund, subject to the following rules, to any member of the District who has suffered, or is considered likely to suffer, hardship as a result of their participation in industrial action authorised under the Rules …

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TUC Research

The TUC is doing some research, which suggests that 48 thousand construction jobs could be created for 10 years for retrofitting all of the UK’s school buildings. (These are preliminary figures subject to checks). They are looking to make connections between the Education and Construction unions to campaign on this. What we need to do …

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