Top issues - April 2019

Help & Advice

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Maternity rights

As well as statutory maternity rights, most teachers are also covered by the maternity rights scheme for teachers, set out in the Burgundy Book national agreement on conditions of service.

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Asbestos in schools

Advice on dealing with asbestos problems in schools, including the law on asbestos removal and management in schools.

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Winning pay appeals

Looking at your school’s pay policy Your first step is to be familiar with your school pay policy’s pay progression criteria and its pay appeals procedure.