Teachers Union of Ireland members set deadline for restoration of pay equality - BreakingNews.ie

Members of the Teachers Union of Ireland have set a deadline for the restoration of pay equality. Teachers will be balloted on industrial action in October if equal pay is not restored by September. The motion was passed by delegates at the TUI ...

ASTI suspends normal business after internal criticism - Irish Times

The Association of Secondary Teachers of Ireland (ASTI) has voted to suspend normal business and meet in private to discuss its industrial relation strategy following a stormy meeting of its annual convention. The convention heard claims that the union ...

Teachers' union will ballot for strike action if pay for newer teachers is not addressed - Irish Independent

The Teachers Union of Ireland (TUI) will ballot for industrial action next October if the Government does not fully tackle pay inequality for teachers. A motion was overwhelmingly passed at the TUI's 50th annual conference in Cork which set a September ...

End two-tier pay by autumn or face action, says teachers' union - Irish Times

The Teachers' Union of Ireland (TUI) is to ballot its 16,000 members for industrial action if the current two-tier pay structure in teaching is not eliminated by the autumn. The union has also signalled that potentially there could be industrial unrest ...

TUI to ballot if equal pay not restored by September - RTE.ie

The Teachers' Union of Ireland will hold a ballot for industrial action in October if equal pay for all teachers is not restored by September. The decision was taken by delegates at the union's annual conference in Cork. This represents a significant ...

1pc corporate tax 'would give us €550m more for education' - Irish Independent

A special corporate tax levy of 1pc has been proposed by the Teachers' Union of Ireland (TUI) to add more than €550m per annum to the Irish education sector. TUI general secretary John MacGabhann warned that adequate funding for the education sector ...

ASTI the 'North Korea of trade union movement', claims delegate - Irish Independent

A fractious debate on pay revealed deep divisions within the Association of Secondary Teachers' Ireland (ASTI). One delegate at the union's annual conference described the ASTI as the "North Korea of the trade union movement". During a fiery one-hour ...

ASTI Conference: 'ASTI has become the North Korea of the trade union movement' - Irish Examiner

Education Correspondent Niall Murray reports from the Association of Secondary Teachers Ireland annual congress and also meets a teacher hit by the mortgage deposit trap. The Association of Secondary Teachers Ireland is poised to reject any deal from ...

TUI Conference: Equal pay and greater protection against malicious allegations sought - Irish Examiner

Joe Leogue reports from the Teachers' Union of Ireland annual congress where equal pay for equal work was called for “as a matter of justice”. Caroline Carr and Maura Carroll, both Limerick City, at the TUI annual conference. Picture: Eddie O'Hare.

ASTI criticised by own delegates for 'zombie campaign' - Irish Times

Delegates from the Association of Secondary Teachers in Ireland (ASTI) have voted to maintain the union's campaign for equal pay for teachers despite criticism from some members who described it as the “North Korea” of the trade union movement.

Meeting all demands of teaching unions will be very costly - Irish Times

The various teaching unions have all made it clear they want the Government to provide pay parity for teachers appointed on lower salary scales after 2011, and to reverse all the outstanding pay cuts imposed during the austerity years. However ...

'ASTI is fighting for principles, but is being punished' - ASTI President, Ed Byrne - Irish Independent

The Association of Secondary Teachers' lreland (ASTI) is fighting for principles, but was being punished, according to its president Ed Byrne. He told the union's annual conference that draconian legislation was being used to try to coerce acceptance ...

ASTI is being punished for being 'principled', says union president - Irish Times

Government threats to make surplus teachers redundant are an “act of vengeful malice”, the president of the country's biggest secondary teachers' union has warned. Ed Byrne told delegates on the opening day of the Association of Secondary Teachers, ...

ASTI criticised as 'North Korea' of trade union movement - Irish Times

Association of Secondary Teachers, Ireland (ASTI) delegates have voted to maintain the union's campaign for equal pay despite criticism from some members who described it as the “North Korea” of the trade union movement. A large majority of members ...

TUI conference: It's 'ill advised' to Facebook friend students - Irish Times

Teachers have been warned to think carefully about becoming friends on Facebook with their students. The general secretary of the Teachers' Union of Ireland John MacGabhann told delegates at its annual conference in Cork that such moves were “ill ...

TUI to seek pay parity for recent entrants in Government talks - Irish Times

The €1,000 pay rise for teachers and other public service personnel, which was brought forward by several months to the beginning of April, represents merely a step in the right direction, the president of the Teachers' Union of Ireland (TUI) has said.

Equal Pay And Equal Work Key Concerns At Teacher Conference - Clare FM

The Clare representative on the ASTI's standing committee says equal pay for equal work will be top of the agenda this afternoon. Peter Quinn is among around 500 secondary school teachers who have descended on Kilarney for their annual conference, ...

TUI urges 1% levy on corporation profits to fund higher education - Irish Times

The Government should introduce a 1 per cent levy on corporation profits to generate a dedicated fund to finance higher education, the Teachers' Union of Ireland (TUI) has urged. In an address to the union's annual conference in Cork, its general ...

Young teachers warn unequal pay driving them out of Ireland - Irish Examiner

Update 8.55pm: The Education Minister has refused to say if he thinks there will ever be Equal Pay for Equal Work. It has become a mantra for all three teachers' unions, who are holding their annual conferences this week. Teachers who qualified after ...

Lower pay for new entrants dominates teachers' conferences - Irish Times

Demands for an end to the two-tier pay scale facing new entrants are set to dominate teachers conferences today. Teachers recruited since January 2011 are on significantly lower pay-scales than their colleagues due to austerity-era cuts. The Irish ...