UK teachers threaten strike action

by E Wayne Ross on March 26, 2012

The Guardian: Teaching union threatens fresh strike action over regional pay plan

Association of Teachers and Lecturers conference set to debate motion urging union to ‘defend robustly’ existing pay structures

The government is on a collision course with teachers over plans to introduce regional pay for public sector workers.

The Association of Teachers and Lecturers (ATL) warned that there could be more industrial action if proposals for regional rates lead to “an all-out free-for-all”.