October 25, 2021

The teachers’ union EIS has started a salary dispute with the Scottish government and local authorities, including in Glasgow.

Teaching unions have declared a formal dispute with the Scottish Government and local councils after rejecting a salary offer.

The EIS and three other unions, represented by the Scottish Negotiating Committee for Teachers (SNCT), rejected a 1.22% pay rise earlier this year, saying it was below inflation and the real conditions. I lack

Union officials claim that Kosala and the Scottish Government have failed to respond with a better offer.

He says there is growing frustration within the profession because teachers feel they are undervalued.

The union claimed its salary in December last year.

EIS General Secretary Larry Flanagan said: “It is totally unacceptable that nine months after our pay claim was filed, the Scottish Government and the Scottish Government have agreed to pay Scottish teachers a reasonable salary. Failed to respond with

Glasgow Times: Larry Flanagan, EIS.

“The process has moved forward but, no better offer has been made, now we are forced into this conflict.

“Teachers want to focus on supporting their energies. Education His students are recovering, but growing anger and frustration are seen as a decline in the value of the profession.

A Kosala spokesman said: “We are in constructive talks, negotiations are ongoing.”

Responding to the controversy, a Scottish Government spokesman said: “We will continue to play a positive and constructive role in the pay negotiations.”

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