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Delegates attending the ASTI Annual Convention in Cork heard the move to waive penalties for any former members who now wished to rejoin was “a wise decision” and “in our best interests”. Photograph: Gerard McCarthy

The Association of Secondary Teachers of Ireland is to waive penalties against former members who left the union during its controversial campaign of (...)

Pictured at the Irish National Teachers’ Organisation annual conference are Graham Fitzpatrick, Ed Platt, John Paul Phelan and Michael Weed, who are calling for equal pay for all teachers. Photograph: Moya Nolan.

All three teachers’ unions have formed a united front and backed motions calling for potential strike action unless the Government commits to abolishi(...)

ASTI president Ed Byrne has said the union will now ‘move inside the tent’ of the Lansdowne Road pay deal. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Thousands of secondary school teachers who are members of the Association of Secondary Teachers Ireland (ASTI) will receive thousands of euro in pay i(...)

A number of ASTI members have begun gathering signatures from teachers in a bid to debate a motion to suspend the union’s industrial action and restore losses and contracts to teachers

A grassroots move within the Association of Secondary Teachers, Ireland (ASTI) to suspend its campaign of industrial action will announce this week th(...)

ASTI is the only public sector union not signed up to the Lansdowne Road agreement. This has triggered financial losses for members and delayed access to contracts for new entrants to teaching

The president of the Association of Secondary Teachers, Ireland (ASTI) has strongly criticised moves within the union to gather a petition calling for(...)

Delegates at the ASTI conference in Killarney: The meeting heard claims that the union lacked a clear strategy. Photograph: Don MacMonagle

The Association of Secondary Teachers, Ireland (ASTI) took the extraordinary step of suspending its annual conference and meeting in private on Wednes(...)

ASTI president Ed Byrne at the ASTI conference in  Killarney. Photograph: Don MacMonagle

The Association of Secondary Teachers of Ireland (ASTI) has voted to suspend normal business and meet in private to discuss its industrial relation st(...)

Delegates at the ASTI annual convention in Cork. Photograph: Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision

Teachers at many of the State’s fee-paying schools are treated like “second-class citizens” and paid well below official rates, a teachers’ union conf(...)

ASTI treasurer Ray St John at the conference in Cork.  Photograph:  Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

Members of the Association of Secondary Teachers in Ireland (ASTI)) have warned the union is in danger of losing members over its opposition to junio(...)

Delegates at the ASTI conference in Cork  voted on Wednesday morning to stop working an additional 33 non-teaching hours per year. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney

Secondary school teachers have unanimously supported a motion to cease working additional hours agreed under the Croke Park pay deal, raising the pro(...)

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