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IFUT disputes contention that Department of Education has ‘lost patience’ with the Federation

Posted in Governance and administration with tags , on 8 March 2011 by Steve

“IFUT has received no ultimatum from the Department of Education threatening pay cuts unless the Croke Park Agreement is accepted …” (more)

[Irish Federation of University Teachers, 7 March]

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University heads’ group gets €1.4m despite cutbacks

Posted in Governance and administration with tags , on 7 March 2011 by Steve

“Cash-strapped third level institutions are to spend almost €1.4m this year funding a company that represents the interests of university presidents …” (more)

[Shane Phelan, Independent, 7 March]

University lecturers urged to endorse Croke Park deal

Posted in Governance and administration with tags , on 7 March 2011 by Steve

“University lecturers have said that they continue to oppose the Croke Park deal, following reports that the Department of Education plans to impose pay cuts on more than 2,000 members if they do not back the agreement …” (more)

[TheJournal.ie, 7 March]

Pressure on lecturers over Croke Park deal

Posted in Governance and administration with tags , , on 7 March 2011 by Steve

“University lecturers have defended their continued opposition to the Croke Park agreement after reports that the Department of Education is to impose pay cuts on more than 2,000 members unless they back the deal …” (more)

[Sean Flynn, Irish Times, 7 March]

Lecturers who oppose deal face pay cuts

Posted in Governance and administration with tags , on 4 March 2011 by Steve

“More than 2,000 university lecturers face pay cuts unless they sign up to the Croke Park agreement. The Department of Education has signalled its intention to press ahead with pay cuts in an effective ultimatum to members of the Irish Federation of University Teachers who continue to oppose the agreement …” (more)

[Sean Flynn, Irish Times, 4 March]

Teachers still to give verdict on year-old Croke Park deal

Posted in Governance and administration with tags , , on 4 March 2011 by Steve

“The Croke Park deal on pay and reform in the public service is still awaiting a final decision from third-level lecturers and some post-primary teachers – a full year after it was brokered …” (more)

[Katherine Donnelly, Independent, 3 March]

Row over academic staff

Posted in Governance and administration with tags , , on 12 February 2011 by Steve

“The Irish Federation of University Teachers (IFUT) has criticised the failure of the Minister for Education to appoint the nominated academic staff representative to the Board of the Higher Education Authority …” (more)

[Irish Examiner, 12 February]