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# asti - Thursday 14 September, 2017

Bruton says he can't restore young teachers' pay as it would mean cutting children's resources

A ballot of members of the Teachers’ Union of Ireland (TUI) rejected the government’s new public pay deal this evening.

# asti - Thursday 1 June, 2017

Teachers say 'pay is insufficient' as urgent appeal made for Leaving Cert markers

The SEC said that it would have sufficient numbers in place and did not want to “cause alarm” with the appeal.

# asti - Thursday 2 February, 2017

More strike fears as secondary teachers reject "final offer" pay deal

Industrial action led to the closure of over 500 schools in November.

# asti - Tuesday 29 November, 2016

After late night talks, a possible breakthrough at the ASTI teacher dispute

It’s three weeks since the current talks process began.

# asti - Saturday 12 November, 2016

Opinion: How can the government prevent further strikes?

The next few months look bleak for industrial relations in the public sector, writes Dr Michelle O’Sullivan.

# asti - Wednesday 9 November, 2016

'Talking is always better than walking': Relief this morning as teachers to attend pay talks

The agreement to suspend the action has been welcomed by the government and education bodies.

# asti - Tuesday 8 November, 2016

Schools will reopen tomorrow as teachers' union enters talks

Teachers were due to withdraw from supervision and substitution duties tomorrow, leading to the closure of schools nationwide.

Around 500 secondary schools closed today as teachers strike

The strike centres on pay for newly-qualified teachers.

# asti - Monday 7 November, 2016

'Was he really that naïve to think we'd work for free?': Teacher's message to Education Minister

Earlier today Minister Richard Bruton accused the union of trying to “rewrite the entire approach to public pay in this dispute”.

'It beggars belief the ASTI would decide to close schools indefinitely'

ASTI members are withdrawing from certain duties.

# asti - Sunday 6 November, 2016

Confirmed: About 400 secondary schools will be closed tomorrow

No deal was reached today.

Bertie Ahern is "iffy" about how the Garda dispute was resolved

The former Taoiseach isn’t sure if gardaí should have access to industrial relations mechanisms.

# asti - Saturday 5 November, 2016

Poll: Should the Lansdowne Road Agreement be replaced? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the Lansdowne Road Agreement be replaced?

A number of unions have said that a deal offered to gardaí changes the landscape of the agreement.

# asti - Thursday 3 November, 2016

No movement in teachers' pay discussions ahead of next week's strike

The gardaí are not the only public servants who are currently locked in talks.

# asti - Thursday 27 October, 2016

ASTI is "a long way away" from temporarily suspending teachers strike

Today marked the first day of strike action for teachers across the country, with over 500 schools closed.

Over 500 schools to close today kicking off a season of strikes

Teachers are not the only group set to strike over the coming weeks.

# asti - Wednesday 19 October, 2016

Those in exam years will feel the strain of teacher strikes, says student organisation

Some students in exam years have expressed an interest in studying in school during these days but this is not likely to be feasible due to the lack of supervision and insurance requirements.

# asti - Friday 14 October, 2016

Schools will shut for seven days as secondary teachers announce strike action

Schools will shut for seven days as secondary teachers announce strike action

The ASTI have this evening announced the dates of seven strike days.

Seven weeks: That's how long the minister says there is to avoid school closures

Minister for Education Richard Bruton says they’d need seven weeks to put a contingency in place. .

# asti - Thursday 13 October, 2016

Secondary schools face closures as teachers vote for strike action

ASTI members voted overwhelmingly in favour of an industrial action.

We'll know today if teachers are going to strike for their younger colleagues

The results of two ASTI ballots will be revealed.

# asti - Friday 30 September, 2016

'It's punishing children': Students could be penalised over dispute about Junior Cert English exam

Students taught by ASTI could end up losing 10% of their overall mark, it is feared.

# asti - Saturday 17 September, 2016

'We don't want a pay increase; we are demanding pay restoration for our vulnerable colleagues'

ASTI representative Ciara Kinsella explains why secondary school teachers are considering going on strike.

# asti - Saturday 3 September, 2016

'We're prepared to strike': Union to ballot secondary school teachers for industrial action

Teachers will be asked about industrial action and will also vote on whether they want to withdraw from supervision duties.

# asti - Monday 30 May, 2016

TUI votes to accept government proposals over pay and work hours

The TUI will effectively be signing up to the terms of The Landsdowne Road Agreement.

# asti - Sunday 29 May, 2016

Will there be a summer of strikes? There's trouble brewing on several fronts

2016 has not been a good year for industrial relations.

# asti - Friday 20 May, 2016

Warnings of 'major disruption' to schools as teachers vote to stop working 33 extra hours

The hours were agreed under the Croke Park agreement.

# asti - Thursday 24 March, 2016

Vast majority of principals say austerity has undermined mental health support for students

The results of a survey show how a moratorium on hiring has affected schools.

# asti - Friday 18 March, 2016

Education minister says it's not up to her to deal with teacher strike plans

The ASTI is planning further strike days over concerns about planned changes to the junior cycle.

# asti - Thursday 7 May, 2015

Teachers to protest outside school gates today against Junior Cert reforms

Only a nominal number of teachers have taken up the new teacher training.

# asti - Tuesday 7 April, 2015

Schools will have to cap the number of past pupils’ children they admit

Minister Jan O’Sullivan is due to announce new legislation later today.

# asti - Friday 13 February, 2015

Teachers are miffed Junior Cert details were leaked to newspaper

Unions have rejected the draft document but say it may form the basis for discussions.

# asti - Friday 6 February, 2015

Teacher unions to consider new proposals on junior cycle reform

Will it mean peace in our time?

# asti - Thursday 22 January, 2015

"It's not a holiday for us ... it will actually cause more work"

Who’ll blink first in the junior cycle row? Not the teachers, by the sounds of it… TheJournal.ie stopped by one city centre picket this morning to take the temperature.

# asti - Wednesday 21 January, 2015

Taoiseach says teachers' strike is avoidable, but they don't agree

Around 330,000 second level students will have a day off tomorrow, as teachers go on strike again.

# asti - Friday 12 December, 2014

Secondary school teachers are going on strike for a second day

Teachers will hold their second strike on Thursday 22 January.

# asti - Monday 8 December, 2014

The forgotten voice: a student’s opinion of the Junior Cycle

In the bickering between unions and government, one voice is often lacking: that of the student.

# asti - Tuesday 2 December, 2014

No resolution in sight for striking teachers

The action today has seen 27,000 of the country’s teachers taking industrial action.

Opinion: 'I want to support my students, I don't want to judge them'

Opinion: 'I want to support my students, I don't want to judge them'

Times are changing, as is teaching, but we can’t lose sight of what’s important; instilling a love of learning in our students.

Poll: Do you support the teachers strike? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you support the teachers strike?

Students have a day off as teachers take action over proposed Junior Cert reforms.

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