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Category Archives: Haddington cuts
The Teachers Union of Ireland, which represents 4,000 third level lecturers, has resolved at its annual conference to seek pay rises. And the union says it will ballot its members to withdraw from the Haddington Road Agreement should the Government not … Continue reading
The Irish Independent has reported devastating third level job cuts of 2,246 since 2008. Education Editor Katherine Donnelly points out that the 12pc drop, which amounts to more than the entire staff of UCD, ‘comes in the face of soaring demand for a college place, with … Continue reading
The SIPTU Section Committee has restated its position regarding increases to working hours which are being imposed under the terms of the Haddington Road Agreement.
Staff offered a move to an ‘acting-up’ position are required to work 37 hours under Haddington Road.
In response to queries, the Section Committee has clarified that staff can take a pay ‘adjustment’ instead of extra hours imposed under Haddington Road.
The Haddington Road Agreement, by which the University and the Union are bound, states the following in relation to implementation of increased working hours:
Following discussions with management and an information meeting with members yesterday, the Section Committee has issued a statement aimed at clarifying the position on working hours for SIPTU members at DCU.