Teacher strikes end with GDST pension offer accepted

The GDST has rejigged plans to withdraw all staff from the Teachers’ Pension Scheme

Hope William-Smith
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NEU members in the GDST can stay in the TPS or move to a new scheme
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NEU members in the GDST can stay in the TPS or move to a new scheme

National Education Union (NEU) teacher members in the Girls’ Day School Trust (GDST) have ended industrial action over pension disputes after accepting a new plan which will give them more choice about enrolment in the Teachers’ Pension Scheme (TPS).

More than 1,500 teachers employed at the 23 independent schools that form the majority of the GDST charity were on strike throughout February and March over planned pension changes that the NEU est...

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