Statement on Employment Relations Authority Recommendations

As reported this afternoon, the Ministry of Education has received the final recommendations [PDF, 154 KB] of the Employment Relations Authority Facilitator, James Crichton.

Following four days of facilitated bargaining the head of the Authority noted that “the parties and [he] worked solidly through that time.”

Mr Crichton recommends NZEI accepts “the Ministry of Education’s final offer” which would see most teachers get between $9,500 and $11,000 extra within 24 months.

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