NZEI Te Riu Roa primary principal and teacher members are being urgently consulted on whether their negotiating teams should return to facilitation with the Ministry of Education through the Employment Relations Authority (ERA).
Labour MP Grant Robertson joins Heather du Plessis-Allan to talk about the latest strike promised by teachers.
The largest industrial action by New Zealand teachers will affect almost 800,000 students nationwide is set for Wednesday, May 29.
Primary and secondary teachers have voted for a historic first combined all-schools strike on May 29.
Unions embroiled in negotiating a pay rise for primary school teachers and principals have attacked the Ministry of Education for re-packaging an old offer - just as a ballot looms for strike action.
While the education sector is pleased to see the teacher shortage acknowledged by Government, many are frustrated that the solutions announced do not address the underlying causes of the shortage.