During July, representatives from TUI and INTO and officials from the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform and the Department of Education and Skills engaged in a series of meetings to fully scope out the issues involved regarding pay arrangements for newly qualified teachers.
Meetings took place on the 5th, 14th and 26th of July. This engagement is taking place within the context of both unions’ acceptance of the Lansdowne Road Agreement, and having regard to the recent agreement in respect of fire-fighters in local government.
Circular Letter 0045/2016 - Public Service Stability Agreement 2013 –2018 (Haddington Road Agreement/Lansdowne Road Agreement) and the Financial Emergency Measures in the Public Interest Acts 2013 and 2015 - Click here to download
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Joanne Irwin today begins her term as President of the Teachers’ Union of Ireland (TUI). Ms Irwin is a second level teacher of Business and ICT in Donegal ETB and has served as Vice-President of the Union since 2014. She has taught in second level mainstream, adult education, BTEI, VTOS, community education and further education, Youthreach and at third level.