INTO general secretary Sheila Nunan:  said the union would be stressing the impact of cumulative pay cuts and tax increases imposed on teachers and their families. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times

National teachers have overwhelmingly backed proposals for industrial action in schools, up to and including strikes, if the Government unilate(...)

The Labour Relations Commission has invited teaching unions to attend talks next week as part of the Government’s plans to reduce the public se(...)

Sheila Nunan, general secretary of the INTO said that following the strong rejection of the Croke Park II proposals the ball was now in the Government's court. Photographer: Eric Luke/The IrishTimes

Teachers at primary, secondary and third level are to ballot for industrial action in protest at proposed pay cuts. The decision to hold (...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has insisted that the Government must meet its targeted public service payroll savings following the rejection of the Croke Park II deal. Photograph: Eric Luke / THE IRISH TIMES

The Irish Congress of Trade Unions (Ictu) has said it will resist any move by the Government to impose unilaterally pay cuts across the public (...)

Siptu president Jack O Connor speaks at Liberty Hall yesterday after members voted against the proposed new Croke Park deal. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The head of the country’s largest union, Siptu, has warned of a major mutually destructive confrontation if the Government mov(...)

Siptu president Jack O’Connor speaking at Liberty Hall yesterday following the ballot on Croke Park II. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform Brendan Howlin was adamant last night that savings of €300 million in the public pay bill wo(...)

Officially at least, the fate of the proposed new Croke Park agreement will be known within the next few days when the large public service uni(...)

Less than half of primary school teachers teach religion willingly in schools across the State, a new survey has found. The research, car(...)

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