Members of the EIS demonstrate stand outside Bute House in Edinburgh as teachers from secondary schools around Scotland are shut as members of the EIS and SSTA unions take strike action in a dispute over pay. Photo: dpa
Members of the EIS demonstrate stand outside Bute House in Edinburgh as teachers from secondary schools around Scotland are shut as members of the EIS and SSTA unions take strike action in a dispute over pay. Photo: dpa
Britain

UK teachers announce strike, adding to wave of industrial action

  • PM Sunak is under increasing pressure to resolve pay disputes with hundreds of thousands of workers following months of strikes
  • The government has said it cannot afford big wage rises, warning that any significant boost to salaries will exacerbate the country’s inflation issue

Members of the EIS demonstrate stand outside Bute House in Edinburgh as teachers from secondary schools around Scotland are shut as members of the EIS and SSTA unions take strike action in a dispute over pay. Photo: dpa
Members of the EIS demonstrate stand outside Bute House in Edinburgh as teachers from secondary schools around Scotland are shut as members of the EIS and SSTA unions take strike action in a dispute over pay. Photo: dpa
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