Jobs saved as strike off

2nd April 2004 at 01:00
Academics have voted to suspend possible industrial action which could have threatened students' graduations this summer.

The Association of University Teachers' annual conference in Scarborough last week decided a new offer from employers should be put to members in a ballot.

If the AUT had staged strikes and a marking boycott over a new pay package, thousands of would-be teachers could have been left without jobs in September as a result of the strike.

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