Cost-cutting deal averts Sheffield strike

September 29, 2000

Leaders of lecturers' unions have called off a threatened strike at Sheffield College after governors agreed a cost-saving package that avoids compulsory redundancies.

At a meeting this week, governors agreed to extend a voluntary retirement scheme and convert sub-contracted training to mainstream provision to make the Pounds 500,000 savings needed to keep the college viable.

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