Local government Denmark (KL) and the Danish (LC) has agreed on a new arbejdstidsaftale. It informs the parties at a news conference.
the Agreement, reached after months of negotiations. It must now be sent to her among the teachers and approved in KL's board of directors.
the Agreement is about the priorities of teachers ' working hours.
- We have gone into the negotiations, first and foremost, to ensure consistency between the tasks, teachers must solve, and the working time teachers have available in the municipality and at the individual school. It is this agreement succeeded with, says chairman of the Danish Teachers ' association, Anders Bondo Christensen.
There is a distinction in the new agreement between preparation time and teaching time, which is one of the big wants, the teachers had.
It is also clear from the agreement that the teachers can go to management if they feel that the prep time is not sufficient.
In a comment to the agreement states that 'it is the management's responsibility in cooperation with the teacher, to the teacher's working time is not downgraded and disappear in the course of normperioden'.
According to the agreement, the teacher in the community with the management draw up a 'task summary', where the udpensles, which tasks the teacher has, and how long the teacher you plan to use on them.
- The fundamental task for us has been to conclude an agreement with ba, which improves teachers ' ability to solve their important task. I am therefore very pleased with the agreement, we can now present to the members, " says Anders Bondo Christensen in the press release.
The new agreement is not going to change on the 84 negotiated, which over the years has been signed between the municipalities and the local lærerkredse.
- There can be local agreements on working time rules, which deviate from or supplement this agreement, in the agreement.
President of the national Association of Municipalities and mayor of Aarhus Jacob Bundsgaard (S) writes on Twitter that he is happy for the new agreement.
- the Primary school is one of our most important societal institutions. That is why today's agreement between KL and the Teachers ' professional associations is really important. Now starts a new era for the elementary schools, he writes.
If the teachers vote the agreement through to the urafstemningen and AT endorse it in the main board, it will make up with, to teachers ' working hours are regulated by law, as it has been since 2013.