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Universities are spending millions on legal fees, which include dealing with allegations by third-level staff of bullying, harassment and discrimination, particularly on gender grounds. Photograph: iStock

Is bullying and harassment rife at Irish universities? These institutions are spending millions of euro on legal fees to deal with allegations by sta(...)

In a recent ballot members ofthe TUI voted by 85 per cent to 15 per cent in favour of industrial action up to and including strike action over the concerns at the merger proposals. Photograph: Dave Meehan

Members of the Teachers’ Unions of Ireland (TUI) working in institutes of technology around the country are to commence industrial action next week ov(...)

Gerry Quinn, TUI president. Members of the Teachers’ Union of Ireland working at third level  are due to stage a one-day strike on Wednesday, February 3rd, as part of a campaign to highlight underfunding of the sector. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Institutes of technology face the threat of ongoing disruption as a result of industrial action by academic staff concerned over “crisis-level” cuts t(...)

The survey of almost 1,200 academics was carried out for the report “Creating a Supportive Working Environment for Academics in Higher Education”. Photograph: Getty Images

College lecturers are spending longer hours on “pastoral” work due to the increasing number of students entering third-level with complex needs, inclu(...)

College lecturers are spending longer hours on “pastoral” work. Photograph: Getty Images

College lecturers are spending longer hours on “pastoral” work due to the increasing number of students entering third-level with complex needs, inclu(...)

Lecturers at Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) have voted overwhelmingly in favour of industrial action against a planned merger with IT Carlow under forthcoming legislation.

Lecturers at Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) have voted overwhelmingly in favour of industrial action against a planned merger with IT Carlow.(...)