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Most people at my level at my work are in the PCS. It would be useful to be a member, for various internal issues we have going on, but there's no way I'm signing up to their national policies.
they're all as bad as each other. Also, I guess it wouldn't help much if I was the only one who was in a different union.
I'd be surprised if there was a part of the PS that was served only by one union in any meaningful way.
Out of interest which national policies are the ones that don't do it for you?
Not suggesting teachers aren't public sector
It's still worth it even if you don't agree with their policies on a national level as it's useful to have representation in the workplace in case something goes wrong. And you can always vote for different candidates for the NEC if you disagree with the current members.
But then as a PCS rep, I would say that, wouldn't I?
the guy in charge mentioned one of the things they did last year was send two people to Venezuela, who "found the the western media had portrayed the Chavez government in a completely dishonest manner."
I work for a textbook publishing house.
Or admits to it at the very least
Presumably the article discussed the other numerous teaching unions in the UK that exist already?
that this is one of Toby Young's bright ideas.
If anything, you're mellowing out...
They don't strike as often. Why do we need a fourth union?
which is looking at expanding aswell http://www.theguardian.com/education/2014/apr/24/headteachers-union-launches-offshoot-naht
(see my post above)
*jumps out of window*
its not militant.
I'll stay thanks.