Monthly Archives: June 2013

Treasure Island or Banana Republic?

BACK TO THE FUTURE Some of us have long been convinced that we live on Treasure Island, by that we mean for the Banksters, Oil cartels, privatised or was it Piratised Utilities, as they seem to have free reign to … Continue reading

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TEACHERS STRIKE

TENS OF THOUSANDS OF TEACHERS IN THE NORTH WEST SET TO STRIKE Tens of thousands of teachers across the North West will be taking strike action today (Thursday 27 June) as a further step in the NASUWT and NUT teacher … Continue reading

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TEACHING PROFESSION IN CRISIS

TEACHING PROFESSION IN CRISIS A survey of teachers published today by the NASUWT, the largest teachers’ union, reveals the shocking impact on the teaching profession of three years of the Coalition Government’s relentless assault on pay, pensions and working conditions. … Continue reading

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Don’t forget this Friday………

NASUWT Poster Summer Social 13 John Watton

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With the compromise, consultation and partnership of recent times now in rags, it is a good time to remind ourselves of this (the last two verses especially apt today)………

SOLIDARITY FOREVER When the union’s inspiration through the workers’ blood shall run, There can be no power greater anywhere beneath the sun; Yet what force on earth is weaker than the feeble strength of one, But the union makes us … Continue reading

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Do Parents know why we are taking strike action? Why not show them this…..

nasuwt_011086 10 good reasons for teachers to take industrial action poster for parents

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Gove misses opportunity to prevent strike

June 27 Strike Action in the North West of England Yesterday the NUT and NASUWT met with Michael Gove to try to resolve both unions’ disputes on pay, pensions and conditions. Over the last year, despite the Education Secretary’s protestations … Continue reading

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