An oversight group for the Haddington Road Agreement has intervened in a bid to avert planned industrial action by prison officers. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Moves are underway aimed at averting forthcoming industrial action in the State’s prisons.The National Oversight Group of the Haddington Road Agreemen(...)

Sally Maguire Asti president and Pat King, general secretary, wait for the Haddington Road ballot results at their head office on Winetavern Street Dublin. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

The Association of Secondary Teachers, Ireland has voted to accept the revised Haddington Road agreement by a margin of 57 per cent for and 43 per (...)

The union had ’repeatedly sought concrete practical details’ of the proposed Junior Cert reform but the department had not provided this, TUI president Gerard Craughwell said yesterday. Photograph: The Irish Times

The threat of school closures in January hangs over a ballot of the Association of Secondary Teachers, Ireland (ASTI), the results of which should be (...)