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Pay freeze for England’s teachers a ‘slap in the face’, say unions

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School leaders hit back saying once inflation was taken into account, the government’s freeze amounts to a pay cut

Teachers in England are to get no pay rise this year, the government has confirmed, sparking fury from unions who described it as “an insult” and a “slap in the face” after all their efforts during the pandemic.

The sector had been bracing itself for a pay freeze after the chancellor warned in last November’s spending review that public sector pay rises would have to be paused in 2021-22 for all but NHS staff.

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from The Guardian https://ift.tt/2Uz220q
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