Created on: 10 Mar 2022
Teachers’ pay and conditions are negotiated in the tri-partite forum of the SNCT (Scottish Negotiating Committee for Teachers) and the EIS believes it is critical that free collective bargaining is facilitated through this machinery.
Councils, and in particular their collective body COSLA, commit to maintaining the integrity of collective bargaining within the tripartite SNCT machinery, recognising that teachers have nationally agreed pay scales
COSLA commits to exploring options to ensure timeous negotiations to deliver pay agreements, including consideration of movement to an August settlement date
An early positive settlement of the teachers’ pay claim for 2022/23, 10%, to address the cost of living crisis and continue the restorative journey started by the EIS’s Value Education Value Teachers campaign and settlement
Rejection of the introduction and use of workplace parking levies which would simply compound the financial challenges facing teachers.