Teachers pay dispute "becoming increasingly frustrating"


29-03-2023 • 4 min

20,000 secondary school teachers are striking again today, with the PPTA saying there has been positive movement on negotiations with the Government… though clearly not positive enough.

And - this could cause further animosity - Today FM can reveal that an email has been sent to teachers trying to recoup money already paid to teachers who went on strike last week. They were paid on the day of the last strike and the Ministry of Education is now trying to get that money back.

Paul Stevens is a visual arts teacher at Rangitoto College and the Auckland representative of the PPTA and he joins us with more.

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