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# tui - Wednesday 18 November, 2020

Poll: Should schools close early for Christmas break? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should schools close early for Christmas break?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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'

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

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

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

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

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'

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

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

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

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

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

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 This post contains videos

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

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

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

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

For everyone who finds themselves inexplicably enraged by that TUI ad

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

# tui - Thursday 24 March, 2016

Should businesses help to fund higher education? The TUI thinks so Cold Hard Cash This post contains a poll

Should businesses help to fund higher education? The TUI thinks so

The union said a 1% levy on profits could be used to remove the €3,000 student registration fee.

# tui - Friday 12 February, 2016

Kids, you're going to school: Teachers call off strike

The industrial action was due to impact about 350 schools across the country.

# tui - Wednesday 3 February, 2016

'We come back to work every year to find fewer and fewer lecturers'

Classes are off for most students at the country’s 14 technology institutes as lecturers go on strike.

# tui - Wednesday 18 November, 2015

Teachers to be balloted for industrial action over pay, working conditions

The TUI said fresh pay restoration legislation ignores its members’ rejection of the Lansdowne Road Agreement.

# tui - Monday 22 June, 2015

Academics at Irish colleges stressed over 'flex' hours contracts

Union says academics’ working hours are far greater than established norms.

# tui - Friday 5 June, 2015

Forget about it: Doctors next group to turn down public sector pay deal

The Irish Medical Organisation does not feel the new agreement will do enough to stop doctors leaving the country.

# tui - Wednesday 3 June, 2015

Teachers' union set to reject new €2,000-increase pay agreement

The Teachers’ Union of Ireland feel that the issue of ‘flex’ hour contracts has not been dealt with sufficiently.

# tui - Monday 6 April, 2015

Young teachers are facing an 'increasingly bleak reality'

Unions say half of all teachers under 30 are now on part-time work arrangements.

# tui - 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.

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