Tue 25 January 2011, The Independent

Teachers hold strike vote in pension row

By Richard Garner
Schools are facing strike action after a traditionally moderate teaching union decided to vote on industrial action for the first time in 31 years. The Association of Teachers and Lecturers (ATL) is preparing a strike ballot over planned changes to the profession's pension scheme. Chancellor George Osborne is demanding a 3.4 per cent increase in contributions by 2014.
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