Roz Madsen, AEU Tasmanian State Manager, said:

“The AEU’s Branch Executive will decide at its meeting on Thursday [14 Feb] whether the Government has done enough to significantly progress negotiations for teachers and support staff.

“Branch Executive may decide to escalate campaign action which could include work bans and future stop work action if it believes the Government has failed to offer concrete solutions to key issues like fair pay and more in-class support.”

“Another negotiating meeting with the Department of Education is set for tomorrow [Wed], ahead of Executive’s key meeting on Thursday.