Tagged: pay

Valuing Teachers: Teacher Salaries Compared

A pay deal offered to teachers would put some among the country’s top earners. Teachers are stuck in a stand-off with the Government over its latest pay offer. What’s been offered – and rejected – looks...

A Twitter Conversation: May 2019

​School teachers and principals across the country have agreed to stage New Zealand’s largest-ever strike as negotiations with the Ministry of Education continue to stall. The Post Primary Teachers’ Association (PPTA) and New Zealand Educational Institute (NZEI)...

Secondary School Teachers to Strike

Secondary teachers will go on strike next month after “running out of patience” with collective contract negotiations, their union’s president says. Thousands of teachers will walk off the job in a national day of...

A Rainy Day

In relation to: “Robertson declared he will reserve the surplus for “a rainy day,” http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL1811/S00006/nz-teachers-union-moves-to-call-off-strikes.htm

No Money

In relation to: https://www.radionz.co.nz/news/on-the-inside/368554/how-to-win-an-argument-on-the-government-s-surplus https://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=12106997

Striking Teachers: Win or Lose?

While a resounding cheer went up at ‘The Stadium’ when given the option of striking for two days, numerous teachers looked at each other and shook their heads. Minutes before we were told of...