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Time for local agreements for teachers' pay

NASUWT still in talks with DESC

The time may have come for local pay agreements between the Isle of Man government and teachers' unions.

That's the belief of the local representative of the NASUWT, Geraldine O'Neill.

The union declared a formal dispute  with Department of Education, Sport and Culture - which is ongoing - over the pay award six months ago and in April the union and department agreed to invoke a Court of Inquiry to attempt to settle the dispute.

Geraldine O'Neill says discussions are now needed on the way pay awards are made in the future:

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