Agreement has now been reached on the National Pay Award for support staff for 2016 and 2017.
The revised spinal column points effective from 1st April 2016 and 1st April 2017 are now available. The agreement also includes a joint review of term-time working and the National Pay Spine.
Terms of Reference and timescales for these reviews will be published by the NJC shortly.
Teaching Staff Award Delay
The School Teachers Review Body (STRB) issued its 26th Report to the Secretary of State on 28th April. The DfE have not confirmed when it will be published, however we understand that it is unlikely for the report and ministers’ response to be published until after the referendum vote on June 23, sparking speculation about the contents of the routine publication.