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# asti - Tuesday 21 January, 2014

4.5 days: The amount of training English teachers will get for junior cycle reform
# Junior Cycle Student Award
# Junior Cycle Student Award

4.5 days: The amount of training English teachers will get for junior cycle reform

Jan 21st 2014, 4:11 PM 8,358 Views 48 Comments

Education Minister Ruairí Quinn said he “would’ve loved” if the working group on junior certificate reform could have met last year but ASTI made that impossible.

# asti - Sunday 19 January, 2014

Quinn prepared to have Dept officials meet with concerned teachers
# Junior Cycle Student Award
# Junior Cycle Student Award

Quinn prepared to have Dept officials meet with concerned teachers

Jan 19th 2014, 2:38 PM 6,412 Views 55 Comments

Teachers have expressed their concern about the implementation of the new Junior Cycle Student Award, which will replace the Junior Cert.

# asti - Saturday 18 January, 2014

ASTI and TUI to ballot members on non-cooperation with new Junior Cert
# Jcsa
# Jcsa

ASTI and TUI to ballot members on non-cooperation with new Junior Cert

Jan 18th 2014, 6:00 PM 12,723 Views 67 Comments

The unions say teachers’ concerns over the planned revamp of the junior cycle aren’t being addressed.

# asti - Thursday 19 December, 2013

Here’s What Happened Today: Thursday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Thursday

Dec 19th 2013, 10:59 PM 11,522 Views 7 Comments

Everybody’s talking about goings-on at St Vincent’s Hospital, Luke ‘Ming’ Flanagan, and the IMF on the bondholders…

ASTI accepts latest Haddington Road Agreement
# Teachers
# Teachers

ASTI accepts latest Haddington Road Agreement

Dec 19th 2013, 6:19 PM 11,854 Views 98 Comments

ASTI General Secretary Pat King said failure by the Government to meet its commitments under the deal would be unacceptable.

Result of ASTI Haddington Road vote expected this evening
# Teachers Vote
# Teachers Vote

Result of ASTI Haddington Road vote expected this evening

Dec 19th 2013, 8:51 AM 4,756 Views 26 Comments

In a second vote on the Government pay deal, union leaders have urged secondary teachers to reject it.

# asti - Tuesday 3 December, 2013

Payment for supervision and substitution to stop in 2014 if ASTI reject Haddington deal
# Industrial Action
# Industrial Action

Payment for supervision and substitution to stop in 2014 if ASTI reject Haddington deal

Dec 3rd 2013, 5:24 PM 10,778 Views 54 Comments

The ASTI warns this will lead to a ‘serious escalation’ of the current industrial dispute in schools.

# asti - Monday 2 December, 2013

Here’s What Happened Today: Monday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Monday

Dec 2nd 2013, 11:34 PM 16,400 Views 8 Comments

Everyone’s talking about the sentencing of Thomas Byrne, arrests over the Phoenix Park murder and more ‘top up’ revelations.

ASTI promises "strong action" if teachers are made redundant
# Haddington Road
# Haddington Road

ASTI promises "strong action" if teachers are made redundant

Dec 2nd 2013, 1:26 PM 10,622 Views 99 Comments

Nearly 50 posts have been identified as being over the official quota and could be targeted for redundancy, but the ASTI says it will take action if members are hit.

# asti - Wednesday 27 November, 2013

"Initiative overload": ASTI bring Junior Cycle concerns to TDs and Senators
# Reform Plan
# Reform Plan

"Initiative overload": ASTI bring Junior Cycle concerns to TDs and Senators

Nov 27th 2013, 8:00 AM 4,782 Views 29 Comments

Teachers say they have major concerns about how the plans will be implemented. Initial talks with the Department took place on Monday.

# asti - Sunday 17 November, 2013

ASTI: 'Schools are being run on a shoe-string and teachers have had enough'
# ASTI
# ASTI

ASTI: 'Schools are being run on a shoe-string and teachers have had enough'

Nov 17th 2013, 2:25 PM 12,423 Views 305 Comments

The General Secretary Pat King said if teachers vote no to the Haddington deal then industrial action will continue.

# asti - Saturday 16 November, 2013

Here’s What Happened Today: Saturday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Saturday

Nov 16th 2013, 8:03 PM 15,248 Views 2 Comments

Everybody’s talking about the aid crisis in the Philippines, Labour senator injured and the ASTI’s refusal to accept the Haddington Road deal.

ASTI recommends members reject Haddington Road deal
# Teachers
# Teachers

ASTI recommends members reject Haddington Road deal

Nov 16th 2013, 7:53 PM 14,688 Views 195 Comments

The Central Executive Committee decided today that the Haddington Road proposals should be put to a members’ vote.

# asti - Tuesday 12 November, 2013

ASTI recommends ballot of members on new proposals
# Teachers
# Teachers

ASTI recommends ballot of members on new proposals

Nov 12th 2013, 6:14 PM 10,278 Views 104 Comments

The new proposals on the Haddington Road Agreement are the result of talks between union representatives and the department.

Quinn "hopeful" for progress in ASTI dispute as areas of discussion identified
# Haddington Road
# Haddington Road

Quinn "hopeful" for progress in ASTI dispute as areas of discussion identified

Nov 12th 2013, 11:48 AM 3,572 Views 32 Comments

However, the Education Minister said that the “terms and conditions” of the guarantee are not under his control.

# asti - Monday 11 November, 2013

Movement in teachers dispute as ASTI to meet department officials tomorrow
# ASTI
# ASTI

Movement in teachers dispute as ASTI to meet department officials tomorrow

Nov 11th 2013, 10:21 PM 6,838 Views 27 Comments

The discussions have come about as a result of informal talks that took place between the parties last week.

# asti - Saturday 12 October, 2013

Anti-austerity march calls on unions to support ASTI
# Budget 2014
# Budget 2014

Anti-austerity march calls on unions to support ASTI

Oct 12th 2013, 4:09 PM 6,167 Views 62 Comments

Mick O’Reilly of the DCTU said that politics of austerity amounted to a “war on working people’ with the best defence in that war “unflinching solidarity”.

# asti - Monday 7 October, 2013

Unions to mount "intensive political campaign" against emergency financial law
# FEMPI
# FEMPI

Unions to mount "intensive political campaign" against emergency financial law

Oct 7th 2013, 1:08 PM 6,209 Views 19 Comments

One union leader says he’ll be seeking a meeting with the Taoiseach to talk about repealing the FEMPI measures, which affect workers who rejected Haddington Road.

# asti - Saturday 5 October, 2013

Teacher substitution scheme cost almost €90 million last year
# Schools
# Schools

Teacher substitution scheme cost almost €90 million last year

Oct 5th 2013, 7:00 AM 7,416 Views 41 Comments

The Department of Education also has spent over €110 million in costs directly associated with transition year over the past couple of years.

# asti - Wednesday 2 October, 2013

ASTI teachers start industrial action from today
# Teachers
# Teachers

ASTI teachers start industrial action from today

Oct 2nd 2013, 7:26 AM 6,512 Views 101 Comments

The action will see teachers refuse to attend meetings outside of normal school hours.

# asti - Saturday 28 September, 2013

Top readers' comments of the week
# You Told Us
# You Told Us

Top readers' comments of the week

Sep 28th 2013, 11:00 AM 9,355 Views 15 Comments

Here’s our round-up of the most interesting and most popular comments from this week. Did you make it in?

# asti - Friday 27 September, 2013

ASTI hits out at principals' group over comments on industrial action
# Teachers
# Teachers

ASTI hits out at principals' group over comments on industrial action

Sep 27th 2013, 12:34 PM 7,052 Views 79 Comments

The President of the NAPD had said that the decision by ASTI members to withdraw duties outside of normal school hours, presented “an appalling vista” for principals.

# asti - Wednesday 25 September, 2013

Taoiseach: "This is the Haddington Road Agreement, it will not be renegotiated"
# Teachers
# Teachers

Taoiseach: "This is the Haddington Road Agreement, it will not be renegotiated"

Sep 25th 2013, 11:18 AM 5,837 Views 54 Comments

Enda Kenny asked secondary teachers to consider the implications of industrial action which is due to start next week.

ASTI: 'If they impose further changes we will be forced to react'
# Industrial Action
# Industrial Action

ASTI: 'If they impose further changes we will be forced to react'

Sep 25th 2013, 10:21 AM 5,415 Views 99 Comments

The ASTI General Secretary Pat King said they won’t be accepting any further cuts.

Poll: Do you agree with the ASTI's plan for industrial action?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you agree with the ASTI's plan for industrial action?

Sep 25th 2013, 9:21 AM 13,810 Views 260 Comments

Teachers are to undertake industrial action next Wednesday and have appealed for the public’s support. Do they have yours?

# asti - Tuesday 24 September, 2013

TUI members will not cover the work of ASTI teachers during industrial action
# Solidarity
# Solidarity

TUI members will not cover the work of ASTI teachers during industrial action

Sep 24th 2013, 6:53 PM 7,887 Views 88 Comments

The TUI has also said that no element of the Haddington Road Agreement is to be implemented in schools yet.

ASTI boss: Teachers' action is "not about pay"
# Haddington Road
# Haddington Road

ASTI boss: Teachers' action is "not about pay"

Sep 24th 2013, 9:01 AM 5,270 Views 91 Comments

Pat King has said the planned action will affect students only “marginally”. Teachers will withdraw from out-of-hours duties including parent and staff meetings from tomorrow week.

'It's not changeable': Tánaiste and Howlin say no renegotiation of Haddington Road
# Teachers
# Teachers

'It's not changeable': Tánaiste and Howlin say no renegotiation of Haddington Road

Sep 24th 2013, 8:59 AM 2,990 Views 15 Comments

The two Labour ministers’ comments come in the wake of ASTI members rejecting the public sector pay deal.

# asti - Monday 23 September, 2013

ASTI industrial action to begin on 2 October
# Teachers Strike
# Teachers Strike

ASTI industrial action to begin on 2 October

Sep 23rd 2013, 7:07 PM 10,430 Views 93 Comments

The union says that it will withdraw from school meetings, in-service training and parent-teacher meetings.

ASTI to discuss industrial action by teachers
# Teachers
# Teachers

ASTI to discuss industrial action by teachers

Sep 23rd 2013, 7:52 AM 3,893 Views 51 Comments

In a ballot on Friday, teachers rejected the Haddington Road public sector pay deal and voted in favour of industrial action.

# asti - Sunday 22 September, 2013

ASTI chief: Teachers have had enough
# Teachers Strike
# Teachers Strike

ASTI chief: Teachers have had enough

Sep 22nd 2013, 8:29 PM 18,011 Views 237 Comments

Pat King said that the “fabric of schools” is being taken away.

# asti - Friday 20 September, 2013

TUI votes to accept Haddington Road after ASTI members say 'no'
# Teaching Unions
# Teaching Unions

TUI votes to accept Haddington Road after ASTI members say 'no'

Sep 20th 2013, 7:42 PM 8,795 Views 76 Comments

The TUI’s General Secretary said members had accepted the public sector pay deal reluctantly, but that in this case it was the “lesser of two evils”.

ASTI reject Haddington Road agreement, vote for industrial action
# Public Pay
# Public Pay

ASTI reject Haddington Road agreement, vote for industrial action

Sep 20th 2013, 3:39 PM 8,735 Views 142 Comments

The union representing 17,000 secondary teachers voted by way of a 63 per cent majority to reject the deal.

# asti - Monday 29 July, 2013

One teacher gets €8,573 cheque as over 1,600 receive arrears from Department
# Payback
# Payback

One teacher gets €8,573 cheque as over 1,600 receive arrears from Department

Jul 29th 2013, 10:18 AM 18,801 Views 27 Comments

Arrears totalling €4 million have been repaid, after problems calculating rates for new teachers last year.

# asti - Friday 28 June, 2013

Another union votes in favour of Haddington Road deal
# Public Pay
# Public Pay

Another union votes in favour of Haddington Road deal

Jun 28th 2013, 3:30 PM 5,984 Views 24 Comments

The Association of Higher and Civil Public Servants has voted 64 to 36 per cent to back the agreement.

# asti - Friday 21 June, 2013

TUI, ASTI recommend ballot of members on Haddington Road pay deal
# Teachers
# Teachers

TUI, ASTI recommend ballot of members on Haddington Road pay deal

Jun 21st 2013, 10:05 PM 6,122 Views 31 Comments

The teachers’ unions both decided today to recommend a ballot of their members. The move comes after a number of unions accepted the deal.

# asti - Friday 24 May, 2013

Brian Hayes: 'Unions who reject new public pay deal will face harsher cuts'
# Public Sector
# Public Sector

Brian Hayes: 'Unions who reject new public pay deal will face harsher cuts'

May 24th 2013, 9:56 AM 9,857 Views 146 Comments

Negotiations have “concluded” on the Haddington Road deal, said the junior finance minister, adding less favourable conditions will apply to those unions who reject it.

# asti - Friday 19 April, 2013

The Evening Fix... now with added ways to test if your smile still works
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix... now with added ways to test if your smile still works

Apr 19th 2013, 7:59 PM 7,392 Views 3 Comments

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today…

Three teachers unions to ballot for industrial action including possible strikes
# Teachers
# Teachers

Three teachers unions to ballot for industrial action including possible strikes

Apr 19th 2013, 3:37 PM 8,486 Views 130 Comments

The executives of the ASTI, the TUI and the INTO have decided to begin balloting members next month.