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No improvement in pay offer for sixth form college teachers

On Monday 4 December, 2017 the National Joint Council for Sixth Form Colleges Committee for Teaching Staff (Staff Side) met representatives of the Sixth Form Colleges Association (SFCA), the colleges’ national body, to resume discussions on the sixth form college teachers’ annual pay award from September 2017.

Sixth Form Colleges pay offer rejected by staff

The Sixth Form Colleges Association (SFCA), the colleges employers’ national body, have offered a pay increase of 1% on all scale points and allowances from 1 September 2017. The Staff Side have rejected this offer and asked the SFCA to go back to its colleges and meet with the Staff Side again to make a higher offer. 

Association of Colleges makes final recommendation on FE pay in England

In response to the joint trade union claim for 2017/18, the Association of Colleges (AoC), has made a final recommendation of a 1% increase applied to all salaries, or the sum of £250 where this is more beneficial.

Ballot on non-party political fund

The NEU Political Fund ballot has now closed and we are pleased to report that members have voted overwhelmingly in favour of establishing a Political Fund.

Joint Union Advice on School Teachers’ Pay 2017-18

Working with 5 other unions across England and Wales, ATL has jointly produced advice on the application of the proposed changes to the STPCD, including the adoption of pay scales and the application of individual pay increases. This joint advice will be sent to all schools following the formal confirmation of the proposed changes and the publication of the 2017 School Teachers’ Pay and Conditions Document (STPCD).

Joint union response to Government proposals following the STRB's 27th Report

Along with ASCL, NAHT, NUT, UCAC and Voice, ATL has written to Justine Greening in response to Government proposals following the STRB's 27th Report on school teachers' pay.

Government publishes recommendations for teachers' pay

The government has now published the School Teachers’ Review Body (STRB) recommendations for teachers’ pay from September 2017.
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Joint statement on sixth form college pay negotiations 2017/18

On Monday 3 July, the Staff Side met representatives of the Sixth Form Colleges Association (SFCA), the colleges’ national body, to negotiate sixth form college teachers’ pay and conditions.
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FE Colleges (England) - joint pay claim 2017/18

The trade union side have now submitted a joint pay claim for 2017/18. The claim includes the following elements.