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Both the AUT and NATFHE union executives decided last night's 13.
After two decades of pay decline this is our only option and NATFHE members are firmly supporting the industrial action.
We have not taken this decision lightly and expect the university and Natfhe to swiftly resolve these disputes through negotiation and without further adverse affect on Northumbria students.
Dr Terry Murphy, a Natfhe representative, said: "At Teesside, while we are supporting the unions' action, we are also co-operating a lot with providing feedback to students and making positive suggestions.
College lecturers union NATFHE said they were already behind compared with school teachers who last year were awarded a 3.
Last week members of Natfhe and the Association of University Teachers (AUT) at the North East's four universities staged a one-day walkout in a dispute over pay.
The joint action by Natfhe and the Association of University Teachers affected Aston and Birmingham universities as well as Newman College, in Bartley Green.
Natfhe said it would take the University of Glamorgan to court if it implements a plan to cut lecturers' pay by a third if they stop assessing students.
Colin Gledhill, regional officer for Natfhe, added: "There will be a significant withdrawal of labour today.
Staff at City College Coventry, Henley College Coventry, Stratford-upon- Avon College and North Warwickshire College will be among the 26,000 NATFHE members nationwide taking part in the vote on Friday.
The Natfhe union claims colleges had promised to bring pay in line with that of teachers.
Academic unions the AUT and Natfhe are boycotting marking as part of a long-running pay dispute.