NI teachers set to stage five more days of strike action

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BREAKING: NI teachers set to stage five more days of strike action

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Teachers across Northern Ireland are set to stage five more days of strike action as part of an ongoing dispute over pay and conditions.

Last April hundreds of teachers and other public sector workers gathered at Belfast City Hall on a day of large-scale pay-related industrial action in the region. Jacquie White, Ulster Teacher’s Union (UTU) and Chair of NITC, said while no teacher wants to take this action; however, they now feel that the management side has left them with no other option.

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“Urgent action is now needed to address our concerns. The Secretary of State needs to come out of hiding and ensure that the education system in Northern Ireland is properly funded,” he added. Graham Gault, National Association of Head Teachers (NAHT), added: “The teaching profession has waited for a year for this dispute to be resolved and, indeed, have waited three years for any pay uplift whatsoever.

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