The leadership of a second teachers’ union is seeking rejection of the Lansdowne Road pay agreement.
The powerful, 23-member Standing Committee of the Association of Secondary Teachers’ Ireland (ASTI) is recommending a “no” vote in a ballot of members, expected to take place in the autumn
The decision, taken at a meeting of the Standing Committee today, will be considered by the ASTI 180-member executive in late Augusts/early September, which will take a final decision on the recommendation to be put to members.
The other union representing teachers at second-level, the Teachers’ Union of Ireland (TUI), is recommending rejection of the deal, while the Irish National Teachers’ Organisation (INTO) is urging a “yes” vote.
The Irish Federation of University Teachers (IFUT) will take a decision on its position when its executive council meets in July.