Lecturers to take action over ‘unsustainable’ burden of work

TUI members in the institutes of technology vote overwhelmingly for industrial action

TUI general secretary John MacGabhann at a recent protest by lecturers who  have voted by a margin of 96% to 4% to embark on a campaign of industrial action. Photograph: Tommy Clancy

TUI general secretary John MacGabhann at a recent protest by lecturers who have voted by a margin of 96% to 4% to embark on a campaign of industrial action. Photograph: Tommy Clancy

Lecturers in institutes of technology have voted in large numbers to begin a campaign of industrial action over “unsustainable” workloads.

From next September, lecturers who are members of the Teachers’ Union of Ireland say they will cease working an additional hour a week, on top of their weekly norm.

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