On Thursday 24 November, teachers in the EIS will be on strike over pay.
All schools will be closed.
Staff who are not striking will be working from home.
Pupils on free school meals will get their Thursday lunch to take home on Wednesday.
There will be no clubs at schools, other than evening classes after 6pm.
Crossing the picket
Download the Council’s guide to industrial action for details (PDF)
Download Unite’s guide for members not involved in industrial action (PDF)
Working from home presents a question of whether this is crossing a picket. A picket line is not just a physical line, but one that can be crossed virtually.
The decision is yours.
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The waves of strikes across the UK continue and over winter we are set to see more and more workers walk out over poor pay and attacks on their conditions.
As a branch, we must show solidarity with fellow workers in their fight for fair wages and fair treatment in the face of a cost of living crisis caused by profiteering companies and the reckless economic strategies of the Tories.
Workers continue to unite, fight and win. Initiatives such as Trade Unions in Community—detailed below—provide opportunities to foster solidarity, make connections and let people know that when they join together they can improve their workplaces and communities.
We must also stand up against injustice and racism, which is why we would encourage all members to attend the demo for Sheku Bayou detailed below.
Here are details of how you can show solidarity with our comrades in other sectors and unions:
Continue reading “Strikes, demos and events”