Voice responded to the Minister for Educations initial announcement on 29 July 2020. This response can be found here.
Whilst we are pleased that the IWPRB proposals have been adopted in full, it is disappointing, and slightly concerning, that this has not been implemented in a timely manner. As mentioned in the Minister’s statement, this pay award will now need to be backdated to 1 September 2020.
Whilst welcoming the additional funding provided towards the pay award, Voice is also disappointed that this uplift in pay does not appear to have been met in full.
Written Statement: Teachers’ Pay Award 2020 Cabinet statement (