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

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

BreakingNews.ieTeachers Union of Ireland members set deadline for restoration of pay equalityBreakingNews.ieMembers 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 ...and more »

ASTI suspends normal business after internal criticism - Irish Times;

ASTI suspends normal business after internal criticism - Irish Times

Irish TimesASTI suspends normal business after internal criticismIrish TimesThe 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 ...and more »

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

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

Irish IndependentTeachers' union will ballot for strike action if pay for newer teachers is not addressedIrish IndependentThe 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 ...and more »

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

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

Irish TimesEnd two-tier pay by autumn or face action, says teachers' unionIrish TimesThe 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 ...and more »

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

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

RTE.ieTUI to ballot if equal pay not restored by SeptemberRTE.ieThe 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 ...and more »

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

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

Irish Independent1pc corporate tax 'would give us €550m more for education'Irish IndependentA 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 ...and more »

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

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

Irish IndependentASTI the 'North Korea of trade union movement', claims delegateIrish IndependentA 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 ...and more »

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

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

Irish ExaminerASTI Conference: 'ASTI has become the North Korea of the trade union movement'Irish ExaminerEducation 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 ...and more »

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

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

Irish ExaminerTUI Conference: Equal pay and greater protection against malicious allegations soughtIrish ExaminerJoe 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.and more »

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

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

Irish TimesASTI criticised by own delegates for 'zombie campaign'Irish TimesDelegates 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.and more »

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

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

Irish TimesMeeting all demands of teaching unions will be very costlyIrish TimesThe 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 ...and more »

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

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

Irish Independent'ASTI is fighting for principles, but is being punished' - ASTI President, Ed ByrneIrish IndependentThe 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 ...and more »

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

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

Irish TimesASTI is being punished for being 'principled', says union presidentIrish TimesGovernment 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, ...and more »

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

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

Irish TimesASTI criticised as 'North Korea' of trade union movementIrish TimesAssociation 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 ...and more »

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

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

Irish TimesTUI conference: It's 'ill advised' to Facebook friend studentsIrish TimesTeachers 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 ...and more »

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

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

Irish TimesTUI to seek pay parity for recent entrants in Government talksIrish TimesThe €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.and more »

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

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

Clare FMEqual Pay And Equal Work Key Concerns At Teacher ConferenceClare FMThe 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, ...and more »

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

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

Irish TimesTUI urges 1% levy on corporation profits to fund higher educationIrish TimesThe 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 ...and more »

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

Young teachers warn unequal pay driving them out of IrelandIrish ExaminerUpdate 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 ...and more »

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

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

Irish TimesLower pay for new entrants dominates teachers' conferencesIrish TimesDemands 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 ...and more »