The strike, scheduled to begin on Tuesday at a Manchester secondary school, has been called off at the last minute.
A union spokesman said that following the 11-hour progress announced by the academy, they had decided to call off the strike this week in order to make further progress through negotiations.
At the Coopte Academy Manchester, members of the Nasswood Tea Teachers ‘Union were to go on a five-day strike from Tuesday, claiming that teachers’ salaries, performance management, workload and work conditions were being violated by the administration. Is affected.
The union claims that its members at school are being denied their right to pay and are being subjected to overwork and inappropriate practices in classroom observation and performance management.
NASUWT says conditions at the academy are hurting staff morale, well-being and professionalism.
NASUWT General Secretary, Dr. Patrick Roach, said: “It is very disappointing that the Co-Option Academy has chosen to adopt policies and procedures that have been rejected by many other employers for good reason.
“NASUWT is working with the employer to address the concerns of our members, but despite our efforts, the employer has responded to interventions, threats and intimidation.
We would expect better from any employer, especially from cooperative schools. Teachers have the right to be treated as professionals, to be listened to, to be consulted, and to have acceptable salaries and working conditions.
He said that it was unfortunate that the teachers had no choice but to go on strike.
“We urge the Co-Option Academy Manchester to acknowledge the seriousness of the concerns of NASUWT members. The NASUWT is ready to engage in constructive dialogue with the employer to avoid further disruption and resolve this dispute.”
Jack Casson, NASUWT’s national executive member for Manchester, said: “An employee who upholds cooperative values is choosing to work with very little respect for his staff, especially disappointing. Is.
“NASUWT has always been a supporter of cooperative solutions in schools.
However, now the employer needs to live up to the values of the cooperative society and will be willing to work with us to ensure that the staff can get the appropriate working conditions to which they are entitled and which Will help them continue to deliver high quality. Education for students.
A spokesman for the Coopt Academies Trust said: “We are aware of the issue of the payroll threshold. From the outset, we have informed NASCO of the steps being taken to address the concerns of any partner and However, the speed of the ballot and industrial action very quickly.
“We are taking practical steps to address the concerns we have identified, and agreed with NASUWT before they withdraw from negotiations.”
He added: “We have been having long discussions with these colleagues over several weeks regarding salary terms and payment policy. Everything we do should be fair and equitable among our nearly 3,000 of our colleagues.
“During our discussions with NASUWT, we worked hard to clear up lesson observations and misconceptions about our working environment. Therefore, it is unfortunate that we need NASUWT to further eliminate these observation methods. Which is about the development of pure teachers and is a common practice in thousands of schools, nationally. Doing so will have a detrimental effect on students’ education.