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# tui - Friday 1 October, 2021

Teachers want 'acknowledgement and investment' rather than pandemic bonus
# Schools
# Schools

Teachers want 'acknowledgement and investment' rather than pandemic bonus

Oct 1st 2021, 8:30 PM 22,152 Views 42 Comments

Senior government members have said a bonus payment for frontline workers is under consideration.

# tui - Friday 13 August, 2021

'I can't sleep at night': Pregnant teachers fear going back to school before they're vaccinated
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

'I can't sleep at night': Pregnant teachers fear going back to school before they're vaccinated

Aug 13th 2021, 6:30 AM 34,142 Views 56 Comments

Pregnant people cannot register for a Covid-19 vaccine prior to 14 weeks’ gestation.

# tui - Wednesday 30 June, 2021

Leaving Cert 2022: Students will again have more exam choice due to Covid disruption
# State Exams
# State Exams

Leaving Cert 2022: Students will again have more exam choice due to Covid disruption

Updated Jun 30th 2021, 9:40 PM 25,316 Views 6 Comments

Additional choice was incorporated in Junior and Leaving Cert exams this year and will again next year.

# tui - Monday 12 April, 2021

Teachers' union calls for schools to be kept under 'forensic review' as all students return
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Teachers' union calls for schools to be kept under 'forensic review' as all students return

Apr 12th 2021, 7:21 AM 14,705 Views 66 Comments

A million students and staff are back in school today.

# tui - Wednesday 7 April, 2021

Teacher unions to table joint motion over vaccine priority schedule
# Teachers
# Teachers

Teacher unions to table joint motion over vaccine priority schedule

Updated Apr 7th 2021, 8:55 AM 28,422 Views 138 Comments

The conferences of the country’s three teacher trade unions are continuing today.

# tui - Tuesday 6 April, 2021

'It's not a value judgement on any profession' - Education Minister defends change to vaccine prioritisation
# Vaccine Rollout
# Vaccine Rollout

'It's not a value judgement on any profession' - Education Minister defends change to vaccine prioritisation

Updated Apr 6th 2021, 3:00 PM 77,272 Views 188 Comments
  • The conferences of the country's three teacher trade unions started online today
  • Unions are unhappy about the revised vaccination rollout based on age and not profession
  • Education Minister Norma Foley has addressed delegates at the INTO Congress

# tui - Wednesday 17 February, 2021

Junior Certificate examinations will not go ahead this year, Department confirms
# Junior Cert
# Junior Cert

Junior Certificate examinations will not go ahead this year, Department confirms

Updated Feb 17th 2021, 7:25 PM 32,671 Views 48 Comments

Minister for Education Norma Foley briefed teaching unions on the plans this afternoon.

# tui - Tuesday 16 February, 2021

Norma Foley indicates she wants re-opening of schools from March as talks continue
# Education
# Education

Norma Foley indicates she wants re-opening of schools from March as talks continue

Feb 16th 2021, 12:39 PM 31,195 Views 88 Comments

Talks have been ongoing for weeks between the government and unions.

# tui - Tuesday 15 December, 2020

Teachers Union of Ireland will be 'strongly' advising its members to reject new public pay deal
# Public Servants' Pay
# Public Servants' Pay

Teachers Union of Ireland will be 'strongly' advising its members to reject new public pay deal

Dec 15th 2020, 10:25 PM 30,102 Views 80 Comments

Public Expenditure Minister Michael McGrath published the details of the public pay deal today.

# tui - Wednesday 18 November, 2020

Poll: Should schools close early for Christmas break?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should schools close early for Christmas break?

Nov 18th 2020, 8:33 AM 107,688 Views 69 Comments

The teachers’ union is suggesting schools close on Friday 18 December.

Teachers' union asks government to start school Christmas break a few days earlier
# Wellbeing
# Wellbeing

Teachers' union asks government to start school Christmas break a few days earlier

Nov 18th 2020, 6:10 AM 56,361 Views 113 Comments

Schools are due to close on Tuesday 22 December; the TUI is suggesting that they instead close on Friday 18 December.

# tui - Monday 9 November, 2020

TUI says 'traditional' Junior and Leaving Cert exams must return next year
# Calculated Grades
# Calculated Grades

TUI says 'traditional' Junior and Leaving Cert exams must return next year

Nov 9th 2020, 2:37 PM 17,447 Views 9 Comments

The teachers’ union has said that certainty must be given to students now, seven months from when the written State exams are held.

# tui - Thursday 22 October, 2020

92% of post-primary teachers say wearing masks makes work more difficult - TUI survey
# TUI
# TUI

92% of post-primary teachers say wearing masks makes work more difficult - TUI survey

Oct 22nd 2020, 6:00 AM 19,814 Views 74 Comments

The survey, carried out amid a recent surge in Covid-19 cases, highlights concern among the profession.

# tui - Sunday 18 October, 2020

Teachers call for clarity on position of schools ahead of new restrictions
# TUI
# TUI

Teachers call for clarity on position of schools ahead of new restrictions

Oct 18th 2020, 5:25 PM 70,870 Views 152 Comments

Briefing ministers yesterday, the Health team said that “children were safer in schools”.

# tui - Monday 5 October, 2020

Coronavirus: Cabinet to discuss rejecting Level 5 recommendation after coalition leaders meet Holohan
# Lockdown
# Lockdown

Coronavirus: Cabinet to discuss rejecting Level 5 recommendation after coalition leaders meet Holohan

Updated Oct 5th 2020, 2:00 PM 198,127 Views 322 Comments

NPHET has recommended that the entire country enter Level 5 – the highest level of Covid-19 restrictions.

Teaching unions query whether schools should remain open if Ireland moves to Level 5
# Teachers
# Teachers

Teaching unions query whether schools should remain open if Ireland moves to Level 5

Oct 5th 2020, 10:32 AM 63,768 Views 186 Comments

Under Level 5 restrictions, schools would remain open but most other businesses would be closed

# tui - Monday 28 September, 2020

Leaving Cert students can now find out how their school ranked them against classmates
# Calculated Grades
# Calculated Grades

Leaving Cert students can now find out how their school ranked them against classmates

Sep 28th 2020, 9:23 AM 34,955 Views 26 Comments

Students can also apply to sit the postponed exams in November.

# tui - Wednesday 23 September, 2020

Teachers' union says release of Calculated Grades rank order is a 'fundamental breach of trust'
# Leaving Cert
# Leaving Cert

Teachers' union says release of Calculated Grades rank order is a 'fundamental breach of trust'

Sep 23rd 2020, 11:50 AM 21,033 Views 26 Comments

The TUI also claimed that releasing the rank order will be “profoundly damaging to the student-teacher relationship”.

# tui - Thursday 30 July, 2020

Travel operator TUI to close a third of high street stores in the UK and Ireland
# Travel
# Travel

Travel operator TUI to close a third of high street stores in the UK and Ireland

Jul 30th 2020, 1:14 PM 13,537 Views 6 Comments

The UK’s biggest operator will close 166 shops due to the fallout from the Covid-19 pandemic.

# tui - Thursday 2 July, 2020

Social distancing rules mean it's inevitable students won't be back in school full-time - ASTI
# New Guidelines
# New Guidelines

Social distancing rules mean it's inevitable students won't be back in school full-time - ASTI

Updated Jul 2nd 2020, 8:27 AM 49,950 Views 116 Comments

Teachers’ unions will appear before the Dáil’s Covid-19 committee today.

# tui - Tuesday 4 February, 2020

'The hypocrisy of it really bothers me': Secondary school teachers on why they're striking today

'The hypocrisy of it really bothers me': Secondary school teachers on why they're striking today

Feb 4th 2020, 6:00 AM 29,905 Views 203 Comments

Over 90% of the Teachers Union of Ireland’s 19,000 members voted in favour of taking industrial action today.

# tui - Wednesday 22 January, 2020

Teachers' Union 'expects a lot of schools to close' during strike action
# Pay Dispute
# Pay Dispute

Teachers' Union 'expects a lot of schools to close' during strike action

Jan 22nd 2020, 5:41 PM 26,204 Views 87 Comments

TUI members are set to strike on 4 February over pay inequality.

# tui - Friday 17 January, 2020

Teachers' Union of Ireland 'left with no choice' but to strike next month over 'pay discrimination'
# Pay Dispute
# Pay Dispute

Teachers' Union of Ireland 'left with no choice' but to strike next month over 'pay discrimination'

Jan 17th 2020, 1:12 PM 21,647 Views 176 Comments

The dispute centres around the big pay differences in the early years of employment between those hired before and after 2011.

# tui - Wednesday 28 August, 2019

Teachers to be balloted for strike action next month
# Pay Discrimination
# Pay Discrimination

Teachers to be balloted for strike action next month

Aug 28th 2019, 1:07 PM 13,238 Views 100 Comments

The TUI says that big pay differences still occur between teachers hired before and after 2011.

# tui - Wednesday 13 February, 2019

'There are always consequences': Minister responds to claim teachers may seek pay rise following recommendation on nurses
# TUI
# TUI

'There are always consequences': Minister responds to claim teachers may seek pay rise following recommendation on nurses

Feb 13th 2019, 3:43 PM 14,543 Views 66 Comments

The ongoing nurses’ strike was suspended on Monday following a Labour Court recommendation on pay and conditions.

# tui - Wednesday 31 October, 2018

Primary schools braced for strike action as INTO to ballot on next move
# Equal Pay For Equal Work
# Equal Pay For Equal Work

Primary schools braced for strike action as INTO to ballot on next move

Oct 31st 2018, 11:08 AM 16,631 Views 94 Comments

The union will meet next Wednesday to agree on a ballot for industrial action, up to and including a strike.

# tui - Friday 28 September, 2018

Proof that we need pay restoration: Schools are resorting to offering accomodation in order to attract teachers
# Opinion
# Opinion

Proof that we need pay restoration: Schools are resorting to offering accomodation in order to attract teachers

Sep 28th 2018, 7:00 AM 28,630 Views 70 Comments

President of the Teacher’s Union of Ireland Seamus Lahart says students, schools and teachers will suffer if action is not taken to address the recruitment and retention crisis.

# tui - Wednesday 4 April, 2018

Parents and students will be able to have their say on the use of smartphones in schools
# Education
# Education

Parents and students will be able to have their say on the use of smartphones in schools

Apr 4th 2018, 8:21 AM 16,288 Views 63 Comments

The Education Minister said smartphone use by students “increasingly caused concern”.

# tui - Tuesday 3 April, 2018

Richard Bruton heckled at conference as teachers threaten to strike over pay issues
# New Teachers
# New Teachers

Richard Bruton heckled at conference as teachers threaten to strike over pay issues

Apr 3rd 2018, 10:52 PM 16,583 Views 116 Comments

Unions have voted in favour of industrial action if pay inequality is not addressed.

'We've been hit quite a few times': Teachers' union on why pay changes are needed
# Industrial Action
# Industrial Action

'We've been hit quite a few times': Teachers' union on why pay changes are needed

Apr 3rd 2018, 8:18 AM 15,481 Views 101 Comments

Education Minister Richard Bruton said that it isn’t possible to negotiate a deal for teachers separate to other public sectors.

# tui - Sunday 31 December, 2017

For everyone who finds themselves inexplicably enraged by that TUI ad From The Daily Edge

For everyone who finds themselves inexplicably enraged by that TUI ad

Dec 31st 2017, 11:33 AM 25,938 Views 9 Comments

How many times do you think you’ve seen it this week? A million? Million and one?

# tui - Thursday 14 September, 2017

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

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

Sep 14th 2017, 9:22 PM 16,979 Views 105 Comments

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

# tui - Thursday 8 June, 2017

TUI heads say they will recommend membership reject the new public sector pay deal
# Teachers' Union Of Ireland
# Teachers' Union Of Ireland

TUI heads say they will recommend membership reject the new public sector pay deal

Jun 8th 2017, 9:51 PM 11,868 Views 28 Comments

The TUI said the deal wasn’t good enough.

# tui - Friday 21 April, 2017

Teachers' union pass motion asking for review of HPV vaccine scheme
# Vaccinations At School
# Vaccinations At School

Teachers' union pass motion asking for review of HPV vaccine scheme

Apr 21st 2017, 3:06 PM 23,575 Views 93 Comments

The TUI said that the vote did not mean the vaccine or its effectiveness was being questioned.

# tui - Monday 17 April, 2017

Gap between teachers' pay is affecting staff morale - union survey
# Pay Restoration
# Pay Restoration

Gap between teachers' pay is affecting staff morale - union survey

Apr 17th 2017, 3:18 PM 23,621 Views 107 Comments

The Teachers’ Union of Ireland carried out a survey that indicates teachers’ morale at work is low because of the public pay dispute.

# tui - Wednesday 24 August, 2016

Talks on restoring pay allowances for teachers to conclude next month
# Teachers
# Teachers

Talks on restoring pay allowances for teachers to conclude next month

Aug 24th 2016, 1:37 PM 15,144 Views 74 Comments

The Teachers Union of Ireland (TUI) had threatened industrial action over pay allowances

# tui - Sunday 14 August, 2016

"Hire unemployed teachers ahead of retired ones" says minister
# Teachers
# Teachers

"Hire unemployed teachers ahead of retired ones" says minister

Aug 14th 2016, 7:15 AM 18,787 Views 79 Comments

Bruton said that while the recruitment and appointment of teachers is a matter for the individual school.

# tui - Monday 30 May, 2016

TUI votes to accept government proposals over pay and work hours
# Agreement
# Agreement

TUI votes to accept government proposals over pay and work hours

May 30th 2016, 9:58 PM 18,718 Views 34 Comments

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

# tui - Sunday 29 May, 2016

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

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

May 29th 2016, 8:00 AM 15,435 Views 75 Comments

2016 has not been a good year for industrial relations.

# tui - Monday 28 March, 2016

Unequal pay is driving graduates away from teaching, says union
# Blackboard Jungle
# Blackboard Jungle

Unequal pay is driving graduates away from teaching, says union

Mar 28th 2016, 2:25 PM 18,321 Views 48 Comments

The TUI has today called for an end to unequal salaries for teachers.

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