Wednesday 29 March 2017

Chaos of seven strike days could mean heavy financial losses for teachers

A protest by ASTI teachers at the Dáil after the announcement of industrial action Photo: Arthur Carron
A protest by ASTI teachers at the Dáil after the announcement of industrial action Photo: Arthur Carron
Katherine Donnelly

Katherine Donnelly

Secondary teachers could be facing heavy financial losses as they kick off a wave of industrial action that will close hundreds of schools.

The Association of Secondary Teachers Ireland (ASTI) announced a series of strike dates that will cause chaos in the education system within weeks.

More than half the country's second-level schools are now facing effective closure from Thursday, October 27, in the row over pay.

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