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Scottish Teachers vote on pay offer.

Scottish Teachers vote on pay offer.

Teachers will start voting today on whether to accept or reject an improved pay offer.

The EIS and the Scottish Secondary Teachers Association (SSTA) unions are balloting their members over the next three weeks.

The deal would see teachers get a series of rises worth 9% in total then another 3% rise next year.

Both unions are planning to hold strike ballots if their members reject the offer.

The EIS - by far the largest teachers' union - is recommending that its members vote against the offer.


The SSTA is making no recommendation to its members on how they should vote.

Councils and the Scottish government argue that it is the most generous pay offer in the public sector in the UK.

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