Union decides on industrial action;In brief

5th June 1998 at 01:00
LEADERS of the second-largest teachers' union meet today to decide whether to call off industrial action over bureaucracy. Schools this week received the long-awaited government circular setting out guidelines for cutting red tape, which avoids saying how many weekly meetings teachers should attend. The NASUWT had pressed for only one meeting a week, and threatened to continue its industrial action of boycotting further meetings and other paperwork. It now appears to be cooling.

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