Reid Kerr dispute resumes;FE Focus
Lecturers rejected by 137 votes to 37 a 1 per cent pay increase for last year and 5 per cent this year. The larger award was tied to an increase in the teaching week from 21 to 24 hours and a review of conserved salary arrangements.
The college had a pound;679,000 deficit last year and was hit by a pound;492,000 cut in its Scottish Office grant this year despite student growth of 3 per cent. Staff are now being asked to volunteer for early severance.
In Moray College, the lecturer whose sacking led to strikes by staff has settled his case.