Motions

Resolutions  

34. Glasgow Local Association

"That this AGM request that the Council begin a publicity campaign to prepare for a restorative pay claim to be made for teachers to restore wages to pre – 2008 levels in 2017.”

 Carried.

35. East Renfrewshire Local Association

"That this AGM instruct Council to campaign for a review of The Scottish Teachers’ Pension Scheme and The Scottish Teachers’ Superannuation Scheme contribution rate salary bands following the 2015 SNCT Agreement on Teachers' Pay and Conditions. 

Furthermore, this AGM instructs Council to seek the following outcomes from the review:

a) tiering of contributions to be more closely linked to SNCT salary scales;

b) restoration of one contribution rate salary band for teachers on points 1-6 inclusive of the main grade scale in nursery, special, primary and secondary schools;

c) a commitment to review contribution rate salary bands  following all future increases in teachers' pay so as to minimise the effect of any increases in STPS and STSS contributions following such future pay increases."

 Remitted.

36. East Renfrewshire Local Association

"That this AGM instruct Council to set a deadline of the end of December 2016 for a satisfactory outcome to the present negotiations on early retirement for those conscripted from NPA 60 to NPA 65-68 and, if no satisfactory outcome is forthcoming, to ballot members for industrial action up to and including strike action.”

 Carried.

37. Renfrewshire Local Association & Edinburgh Local Association

"That this AGM instruct Council to oppose any attempt to remove the non-contact time of primary teachers and reaffirms the entitlement for all full time primary colleagues to receive 2.5 hours reduced class contact per week; and furthermore for this time to be allocated in minimum blocks of not less than 45 minutes per block.”

 Carried.

38. Renfrewshire Local Association

"That this AGM instruct Council to investigate and report on the impact on teachers’ conditions and workload resulting from the lack of supply teachers.”

 Carried.

39. North Lanarkshire Local Association

"That this AGM resolve to ensure that employers and establishment managers do not ask teaching staff to breach their contractual maximum pupil contact time within the working week and instruct the EIS to issue detailed advice to members on what to do should such requests be made of them.”

 Carried.

40. Renfrewshire Local Association

"That this AGM instruct Council to reject any attempt to impose after school certificate classes in secondary schools.”

 Carried.

41. Dundee Local Association, Midlothian Local Association & Renfrewshire Local Association

"That this AGM instruct Council to investigate and report on the workload, contractual and legal implications arising from the role of the Named Person and how this role can be achieved within a 35 hour Working Week and 195-day Working Year.

This report should provide information and advice to promoted and un-promoted members on the Named Person role and should indicate members’ legal and contractual responsibilities.” 

 Carried.

42. Renfrewshire Local Association

"That this AGM instruct Council to investigate and report on the impact that the reduction in educational psychological services has had on children’s access to the service.”

 Carried.

43. Aberdeenshire Local Association

"That this AGM instruct Council to investigate and report on the support given by Local Authorities to newly appointed teaching staff including newly promoted staff.”

 Carried.

44. Renfrewshire Local Association

"That this AGM instruct Council to campaign to reinstate remuneration for teachers in those subjects where internal assessment constitutes part of the final external grade.”

 Carried.

45. Orkney Local Association

"That this AGM instruct Council to:

a) investigate how Working Time Agreements can be altered to better reflect and deal with the range of duties undertaken by staff in schools;

b) investigate how the WTAs can be strengthened to ensure employers do not add in extra tasks, meetings etc. for staff without removing items from the WTAs;

c) explore alternatives to WTAs as a mechanism for managing workload, should suitable alterations not be possible.”

 Carried.

46. South Lanarkshire Local Association

"That this AGM call upon the Salaries Committee to campaign for the right for all teachers to be given a hard copy payslip.” 

 Carried.

47. Western Isles Local Association

"That this AGM instruct Council to investigate and report on the work load and contractual implications for teachers of e-learning initiatives.”

  • Amendment – EIS-FELA

Insert "and lecturers” after "teachers”

 Carried.

 

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