Statement of formal dissent to Teachers' side agreement to accept the Colsa proposals

At the meeting of the Teachers' side of the SNCT held at 3pm today SSTA representatives formally dissented from the decision made to accept the Cosla proposal.   Full wording of the statement made at the meeting can be read below.

The SSTA representatives request that their formal dissent to the Agreement be recorded.     In particular, but without prejudice to their other objections, they further request that it be noted for the record that the arrangements proposed for supply teachers may be in breach of the Part Time Workers (Prevention of Less Favourable Treatment) Regulations 2000 and or of the Fixed-Term Employees (Prevention of Less Favourable Treatment) Regulations 2002. In particular they do not accept such arrangements can justified on objective grounds in terms of Regulation 5 (2) (b)of the Part Time Workers (Prevention of Less Favourable Treatment) Regulations or Regulation3 (3) (b) of the Fixed-Term Employees (Prevention of Less Favourable Treatment) Regulations 2002.   In these circumstances, the SSTA representatives also wish it to be recorded that the SSTA reserves the right to support their members in any future litigation which any member may bring in terms of the Part Time Workers (Prevention of Less Favourable Treatment) Regulations 2000 and or the Fixed-Term Employees (Prevention of Less Favourable Treatment) Regulations 2002.

Ann Ballinger

General Secretary

28 April 2011

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