A post-primary school teacher should not have been put into a less advantageous pension scheme by the Department of Education following its introduction eight years ago under emergency measures to deal with the financial crisis, the High Court has ruled.
The High Court has ordered the case of an art teacher at Blackrock College in Dublin for 34 years to be reconsidered by the Labour Court after it overturned a finding in her favour in relation to her legal status as an employee.
One of my favourite novels to teach is Of Mice and Men. I know it’s been on the curriculum forever; I remember watching the film with Gary Sinise in school myself, but Steinbeck’s message is timeless.
Irish National Teachers’ Organisation (INTO) president Joe Killeen has said his union will stand with its new members on securing pay equality, whether through “negotiation, court challenge or industrial action”.
The Irish Second-Level Students’ Union (ISSU), the national representative body for second-level students in Ireland, would like to remind everyone that it is the students who are most impacted by these strike days, through no fault of their own.