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ASTI said it wanted the timing of incremental pay increases returned to the original dates that applied prior to the dispute. Photograph: Clodagh Kilcoyne/Reuters

Second-level teachers are seeking reimbursement of all money they lost from financial penalties imposed due to industrial action nearly three years ag(...)

 An Association of Secondary Teachers Ireland (ASTI) protest outside Leinster House, Dublin, in 2016.   Photograph: Eric Luke

Second-level teachers have indicated they will now be seeking additional pay benefits in the wake of the Government’s proposed settlement of the recen(...)

16-year-old Swedish environmental activist Greta Thunberg calling for urgent measures to combat climate change. Photograph: Morris Mac Matzen/Reuters

More than 21 protest events are to be staged across the country on Friday coinciding with school strikes for action on climate change, which will be a(...)

‘The ASTI has repeatedly refused to amend the wording of its advice, particularly in relation to teachers’ responsibilities to  provide for students with disabilities,’ said Adam Harris of the AsIAm charity. Photograph: iStock

Teachers who refuse to support children with special needs on foot of advice from their trade union could be subject to “fitness to teach” complaints.(...)

The Government’s proposals to tackle the new entrant issue have been rejected by  ASTI and INTO although neither have balloted members for industrial action.

New measures aimed at addressing the controversial two-tier pay system for thousands of staff who joined the public service since 2011 will come into (...)

Phil Ni Sheaghdha INMO general secretary at a hearing in relation to the nurses dispute over pay and recruitment at the Labour Court, Dublin. Photo: Gareth Chaney Collins

There has been no immediate drive by public service groups for additional pay deals similar to that secured by nurses on Monday after their recent str(...)

Some union and school management bodies have suggested that oral   exams should be held during the Easter break, which could make it easier to source teachers. Photograph: Getty Images

Education authorities are still seeking teachers to work as examiners just weeks ahead of the start of the Leaving Cert oral exams due to a shortage o(...)

ASTI picket at Monkstown Park College in 2016. File photograph: Eric Luke

Second-level teachers have said they may ballot for strike action following their rejection of Government proposals for ending the controversial two-t(...)

Irish has emerged as the subject where teacher shortages are most acute at second level in a new survey.

Irish is the subject where teacher shortages are most acute at second level, a new survey has found. The poll of principals and deputy principals at (...)

Psychiatric Nurses Association has announced that its members will strike on three days next month and not be available for overtime on five days in the coming weeks. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Nurses have again urged the Government to bring forward meaningful proposals to avert a series of planned strikes scheduled to start at the end of the(...)

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