Joint GS of National Education Union, with Mary Bousted. Int’l spokesperson for TUC General Council. For union advice: adviceline@neu.org.uk

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Energy price cap up £1000 in Oct. So many will be in fuel poverty, most others will have to cut back hard. Not good enough for Govt to stand aside: Demonstrate June 18 Demand action: ✅ Emergency budget ✅ Windfall Tax ✅ Tax rises on super wealthy ✅ Pay rises to boost economy
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Gray details “a lack of respect and poor treatment of security & cleaning staff”. Burn a £50 note in front of a homeless person. Have a party to see off a workmate but ban us from seeing off a deceased parent. Treat cleaning staff with no respect. These people aren’t our betters.
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The NEU sends heartfelt condolences to all those impacted by the shooting at Uvalde Elementary School, We mourn the loss of the 19 young pupils and their two teachers and send deepest sympathy to their families, friends and colleagues. neu.org.uk/international-new…
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Energy bills are rising 23 times > than wages. So many will be in fuel poverty, most others will have to cut back hard. Not good enough for Govt to stand aside: Demon June 18 Demand: ✅ Emergency budget ✅ Windfall Tax ✅ Tax rises on super wealthy ✅ Pay rises to boost economy
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Eva Mireles, 4th grade teacher at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, is one of the 21 victims yesterday All thoughts and love to families and friends of those murdered at Robb Elemenraty School. Stop Gun Violence Now. Actions needed from US legislators and executives.
Eva Mireles, a 4th grade teacher at Robb Elementary School in #Uvalde, Texas, is one of the 21 victims who were killed
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There are serious threats to free and fair elections in Colombia next week - amid prospects for a vitory fro prgessive forces. NEU stands with the International Trade Union movement and our friends in Colombia: it is disgraceful that bosses should try to rig the election.
Colombia: @ituc demands free and fair presidential elections ituc-csi.org/colombia-ituc-d…
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We remain committed to ending #GunViolence in our nation’s public schools and communities. We must make our schools safe and welcoming places where every student can thrive. Here are resources to help talk to students about the #Uvalde school shooting⬇️ nea.org/advocating-for-chang…
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Kevin Courtney #NEU💝NHS retweeted
So under the Tory interpretation of lockdown, a send-off for someone who had just left a job was fine, but a send-off for someone who had just died was sadly impossible
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Solidarity to RMT members. Working people need pay rises and are right to fight for them.
RMT declares overwhelming mandate for national strike action on railways Railway workers have voted overwhelmingly in favour of strike action across Network Rail and the train operating companies. bit.ly/3NwfDLN
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So sad to hear this awful news. Andy was a dedicated NUT and NEU officer and brought so much to the union. We will miss you Andy. All love to his family and friends. Kevin
It’s with great sadness to share that local Councillor @CllrAndyGibbons has passed away. Andy was a stalwart of local politics, a dedicated husband, loving father, hardworking teacher and passionate trade unionist.
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Kevin Courtney #NEU💝NHS retweeted
Energy price cap up £1000 in Oct. So many will be in fuel poverty, most others will have to cut back hard. Not good enough for Govt to stand aside: Demonstrate June 18 Demand action: ✅ Emergency budget ✅ Windfall Tax ✅ Tax rises on super wealthy ✅ Pay rises to boost economy
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Kevin Courtney #NEU💝NHS retweeted
Sign up! LONDON RALLY Monday 6 June Together we can build @The_TUC march into a platform for a political alternative WAGES UP! BILLS DOWN! With: @DaveWardGS @LauraPidcock @zarahsultana @cyclingkev @MarlonKameka @ShabbirLakha FREE tickets here: bit.ly/38xMykt
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Kevin Courtney #NEU💝NHS retweeted
Teacher training applications 6% below 2019! These are not good figures. I suspect some students are realising you can work from home in many graduate jobs but not as a teacher! The DfE is going to have to increase pay and reduce the ridiculous workload.
Overall ITT application numbers remain lower than all of the previous three years: 6% below 2019, which is the real concern
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🚨BUILD THE PAY BALLOT AND TUC DEMONSTRATION🚨 ⚒️Toolkit for branches, reps and members, this includes links to: 🗓️Add your reps briefing to our calendar 🗣️Branch reps briefing PowerPoint 📜Reps members meeting PowerPoint docs.google.com/document/d/1…
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Don’t just laugh. Don’t just cry. Demonstrate! June 18 - Central London Demand action on the cost of living. ✅ Emergency budget ✅ Windfall Tax ✅ Tax rises on super wealthy ✅ Pay rises to boost economy Sign up here: neu.org.uk/18-june-demo
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Don’t just laugh - don’t just cry: Demonstrate June 18 Demand action on the cost of living. - Emergency budget - Windfall Tax - Tax rises on super wealthy - Pay rises to boost economy
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