Lecturers concerned about knock-on potential of any change in allowances

Ireland“One of the main unions representing university lecturers has expressed some concern that any abolition of allowances paid to academic staff in Irish Universities would not apply to those allowances which staff are paid for performing extra duties. IFUT previously drew attention to allowances and rates of pay paid to some academics under the so-called ‘Departures Framework’, which was designed to attract high calibre academics to Irish Universities. IFUT has been critical of the levels of remuneration paid to individuals under the scheme which are outside of the normal salary scales …” (more)

[Roisin Farrelly, Industrial Relations News, 27 August]

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