Landmark victory in Supreme Court on teachers' pay deductions

A Supreme Court ruling issued today, in relation to industrial action which occurred in 2011 at King Edward VI College in Stourbridge, has vindicated the NASUWT’s claim that the formula used by the employer to make the pay deductions for the strike action was wrong.


The decision, following a case (see details below) brought by the NASUWT, the largest teachers union in the UK, overturned a previous ruling by the Court of Appeal.


The Supreme Court ruling means that instead of deducting 1/260th of each members’ annual salary following the industrial action, only 1/365th should have been taken.


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