News and Events

The Irish Labour History Society’s 2016 Annual Conference takes place on Saturday 22nd October 2016 at the society's premises, Beggars Bush, Dublin 4
Click here to download a Q&A document on recent progress in TUI's ongoing campaign on pay equality for all members.
Lunchtime protests were held outside schools and centres today to draw attention to teachers’ serious concerns over the failure of their employer, Longford and Westmeath Education and Training Board (LWETB), to adhere to and apply nationally agreed grievance procedures.
Sir, - League tables such as the Times Higher Education rankings demonstrate a consistent blind spot in failing to recognise the value of the work being done every day against great odds by Irish third level institutions, particularly Institutes of Technology.
The measures agreed today represent a very significant step in the right direction in addressing the pay inequality suffered by teachers recruited since 1 February 2012. The TUI will continue its campaign until full pay equality is achieved.
The latest OECD international indicators endorse the work of Irish educators and make clear that second level teachers in Ireland work longer hours than their international counterparts.

TUI congratulates students on Junior Certificate achievements

By piofficer Wednesday, 14th September 2016 | 0 comments
The Teachers’ Union of Ireland (TUI) today congratulated students on their Junior Certificate achievements and urged them to stay on to complete a Leaving Certificate programme.

Letter on Junior Cycle Implementation

By piofficer Monday, 12th September 2016 | 0 comments
A letter on Junior Cycle Implementation has issued to all branch officers and workplace representatives. Click here to download a copy.

Important reminder: Submission of LRA Teacher Consent Form

By piofficer Monday, 12th September 2016 | 0 comments
To avail of pay restoration and other protections under the LRA, TUI members in Designated Community Colleges and Community and Comprehensive Schools must complete the form appended to Circular Letter 45/2016.
TUI’s Campaign against Casualisation – Significant Breakthrough  
The Teachers’ Union of Ireland (TUI) has negotiated a new mandatory procedure for filling teacher posts/hours. The union has described this as ‘very significant’ in the battle against casualisation of the profession.
Arising from the agreement reached between the Department of Education and Skills and TUI in May 2016, a revised procedure and sequence for filling available teacher posts/hours has been agreed and is now set out in Circular Letter 0059/2016.

Paternity leave circular letter published

By piofficer Wednesday, 31st August 2016 | 0 comments
Full details of the new paternity leave scheme for teachers have been published in Circular Letter 57/2016.
The Teachers’ Union of Ireland (TUI) today expressed its deep frustration over the recent regrettable delay by Government Ministers in committing to a clear timeframe for the restoration of allowances for new and recent entrants to teaching.

TUI advice regarding the use of the Croke Park Hours

By piofficer Monday, 22nd August 2016 | 0 comments
Please find TUI advice regarding the use of Croke Park Hours here.

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