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Employers slammed over 1% pay offer

16 December 2021

The five unions representing staff in English further education colleges have today condemned the decision by the Association of Colleges (AoC) to submit another 1% pay recommendation for staff, the thirteenth below inflation offer in a row.

The unions' joint claim called for an increase in pay that moves to restore the 35% cut in pay staff have suffered since 2009. The claim would also close the £9,000 pay gap between schoolteachers and further education lecturers.  

However, despite unions campaigning with employers to win additional government funding for the sector, the employers represented by AoC, recommended just a 1% pay rise for all staff.

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Last updated: 7 March 2022