Teachers in strike threat
Tuesday 12 April 2011
The 150,000-strong Association of Teachers and Lecturers is planning a series of strikes this summer in protest at plans to cut pensions.
The union will debate a motion calling for strike action at its annual conference in Liverpool next Tuesday. If passed, it may conduct a ballot over strike action.
Teachers are incensed at plans which would see their pension contributions rise by an average of about £100 a month.
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