Top issues - April 2019

Get involved

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Become a rep

The more workplace based reps we have, the stronger the National Education Union will be. Why not become a rep or contact in your school or college?

NEU members rally against education cuts

Your NEU is a campaigning union with a clear vision of what our education system should look like.

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Help & advice

Whether you need guidance about your employment rights or help with problems such as workload, bullying or accidents at work, NEU members have access to a wealth of expertise.

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.