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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 results of the ballot in DCU and the SIPTU Education Sector are as follows: DCU 113 – Against 94 – For SIPTU Education Sector 636 – Against 852 – For Please note that the DCU count does not include … Continue reading
Yet more pay cuts and extra work demands will hit DCU staff at the end of July, after SIPTU’s acceptance of the Haddington Road proposals, rejected by the majority at the University. Here, the DCU Section Committee sets out its … Continue reading
Public sector payroll cuts of €1bn are likely to amount to actual savings of €250m, and to cost 5,000 to 10,000 jobs, half of them in the private sector, says NERI. Read the summary here (pdf).
The Section Committee sets out in this document (pdf) why the ‘Haddington Road Agreement’, as it affects members in Administrative and Library grades, should be rejected.
The DCU Section Committee urges all members to turn out for the critical vote on the Haddington Road proposals. Remaining ballots, which the Section Committee has advised members to reject, are detailed below.
It is the opinion of the Section Committee that the Public Services Stability Agreement 2013 – 2016 (Haddington Road Agreement) does not represent any significant change from the original LRC proposals (‘Croke Park 2’) which this Section overwhelmingly rejected.