ASTI recommends rejection of pay proposal as it decides to ballot members

ASTI recommends rejection of pay proposal as it decides to ballot members

The ASTI is to ballot its members on a set of pay proposals from the Department of Education.

The union's Central Executive Council took the decision at a meeting today.

It is recommending that members reject the proposals, which include a provision to opt-out of supervision and substitution duties and a gradual pay increase for newly qualified teachers.

The union will continue to defer its industrial action pending the outcome of the ballot, which will take place in January 2017.


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