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TUI demands that the disease is treated rather than the symptoms, stating that the crisis of teacher recruitment and retention will continue to worsen unless and until the process of pay equalisation for those appointed since 2011 is accelerated.
Pay inequality has created a teacher recruitment and retention crisis that will have severe repercussions for the education system unless it is urgently tackled, according to the three main teacher unions. In a joint statement, the Presidents of TUI, INTO and ASTI have called for an acceleration of the process of pay restoration for teachers employed since 2011.

Pay equality key to promotion of STEM subjects

By piofficer Monday, 27th November 2017 | 0 comments
Commenting on today's STEM Education Policy Statement launch by the Department of Education and Skills, TUI warned that pay equality is a pre-requisite if the education system is to continue to attract the best graduates. 
The Teachers’ Union of Ireland (TUI) has criticised the content of the Public Service Pay and Pensions Bill 2017, which was published this week. The union has once again reiterated its commitment to eliminating pay inequality.
The Teachers’ Union of Ireland (TUI) has said that today’s Budget does little to reverse the damaging effects of austerity cutbacks on the education system.
Ahead of next week’s Budget, the Teachers’ Union of Ireland (TUI) is calling for the application of an additional 1% levy to corporation tax to create a dedicated fund for investment in higher education.
Members of the Teachers’ Union of Ireland (TUI) have voted emphatically to reject the proposed Public Service Stability Agreement 2018-2020 in a national ballot by a margin of 87% to 13%, on a turnout of 52%

TUI congratulates students and urges them to complete Leaving Cert

By piofficer Wednesday, 13th September 2017 | 0 comments
The Teachers’ Union of Ireland (TUI) has congratulated students on their Junior Certificate/Cycle results and urged them to now complete a Leaving Certificate programme.
The latest OECD international indicators – Education At A Glance 2017 – endorse the work of Irish teachers and lecturers and highlight the value of educational attainment to both the individual and society.

Pay inequality will impact on quality of education system

By piofficer Tuesday, 5th September 2017 | 0 comments
The Teachers’ Union of Ireland (TUI) has warned that pay inequality is impacting on the ability of schools to attract teachers in certain subjects as there are more attractive options available in other employments.

TUI welcomes Minister's comments on pay equality

By piofficer Thursday, 24th August 2017 | 0 comments
The Teachers’ Union of Ireland (TUI) has welcomed Minister Mitchell O’ Connor’s comments on pay equality.

Leaving Certificate not a final stop - TUI

By piofficer Wednesday, 16th August 2017 | 0 comments
The Teachers’ Union of Ireland (TUI) has congratulated students on their Leaving Certificate results and advised them to look at continuing their education in areas that they are passionate about.

FEMPI legislation must be repealed

By piofficer Monday, 10th July 2017 | 0 comments
The Teachers’ Union of Ireland (TUI) has again called for immediate repeal of the Financial Emergency Measures in the Public Interest Act (FEMPI) legislation. The union has campaigned against the emergency legislation in a variety of fora since its imposition.
The Executive Committee of the Teachers’ Union of Ireland (TUI) this evening unanimously decided to recommend rejection of the draft Public Service Stability Agreement.
The Executive Committee of the Teachers’ Union of Ireland (TUI) will meet this evening to discuss the proposed new public service agreement which was finalised between union and Government representatives early this morning.

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