Teachers to strike

November 7, 2023 9:06 am in by
The teaching crisis in the Upper Hunter continues. Image: StoryBlocks

Riverland teachers will walk off the job this Thursday, after The Australian Education Union rejected the latest pay offer from the State Government.

Union members say a 4% increase over the first year, followed by 3% in the second year, and 2.5% in the year three is not good enough.

They’re seeking up to 8.6% per year until 2026, and better working conditions.

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What this means for local schools on Thursday is still unclear, however year 12 exams won’t be impacted.