TUI seeks removal of additional third-level lecture time

Posted in Governance and administration on April 21st, 2017 by steve

Ireland“The Teachers’ Union of Ireland is to seek the complete removal of extra lecturing hours imposed as part of the Croke Park Agreement. The two extra hours agreed by the unions were reduced to one in subsequent talks, but Martin Marjoram, a member of the TUI executive committee, says the reality is that the ‘flex’ hour imposes several more working hours on lecturers …” (more)

[Joe Leogue, Irish Examiner, 21 April]

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Haddington Road only way out of chaos

Posted in Governance and administration on October 6th, 2013 by steve

“The latest Exocet from the Asti has left most partners in the education process confused and probably bemused as well. It has lined its troops up for battle without any fallback position …” (more)

[Colm O’Rourke, Independent, 6 October]

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Clarification on extra hours at third level under Haddington Road proposals

Posted in Governance and administration on September 17th, 2013 by steve

“… Clarification on the above: How the extra hours will operate at third level? The entirety of the 78 hours are offset against/absorbed by the reduction in evening weighting hours (from 1.5 to 1.25) and the withdrawal of church holidays …” (more)

[Teachers’ Union of Ireland, 17 September]

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Time and Haddington Road

Posted in Life on August 29th, 2013 by steve

“So Haddington Road’s extra working hours are now being done and the extra time being worked has impacted at all sorts of levels. The Croke Park extra hours were a nightmare for my own family …” (more)

[The Cedar Lounge Revolution, 29 August]

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ASTI: CEC to meet to consider Haddington Road Agreement on August 15

Posted in Governance and administration on July 30th, 2013 by steve

“A meeting of ASTI CEC to consider whether to ballot members on the Haddington Road Agreement will be held on August 15th. In the interim of a decision being made on Haddington Road by the ASTI, an agreement has been reached with the Department of Education and Skills …” (more)

[ASTI, 30 July]

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Taking a pay cut instead of extra hours

Posted in Governance and administration on July 8th, 2013 by steve

“In response to queries, the Section Committee has clarified that staff can take a pay ‘adjustment’ instead of extra hours imposed under Haddington Road …” (more)

[DCU union, 7 July]

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Haddington Road work hours implementation

Posted in Governance and administration on July 6th, 2013 by steve

“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 …” (more)

[DCU union, 5 July]

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What Haddington Road says on work hours and consultation

Posted in Governance and administration on July 5th, 2013 by steve

“The Haddington Road Agreement, by which the University and the Union are bound, states the following in relation to implementation of increased working hours …” (more)

[DCU union, 5 July]

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SIPTU instructs members not to work extra hours

Posted in Governance and administration on July 3rd, 2013 by steve

“SIPTU has instructed members at DCU not to work extra hours demanded by management without consultation as required by the Haddington Road Agreement …” (more)

[DCU union, 3 July]

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Croke Park Agreement Savings – Additional Hours

Posted in Governance and administration on June 12th, 2013 by steve

Deputy Catherine Murphy asked the Minister for Education and Skills if he will outline the savings made by all the institutes of technology here by the additional two teaching hours that lecturers were obliged to give under the Croke Park agreement; and if he will make a statement on the matter …” (more)

[Dáil Éireann Written Answers, 11 June]

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Teaching Contracts – Extension of Working Hours

Posted in Governance and administration on April 24th, 2013 by steve

Deputy Terence Flanagan asked the Minister for Education and Skills if the extension of teachers’ working hours in the Croke Park Agreement will cease and the old teaching hours return post recession; and if he will make a statement on the matter …” (more)

[Dáil Éireann Written Answers, 23 April]

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Croke-22

Posted in Governance and administration on February 21st, 2012 by steve

“Somewhere in the Ministry of Magic or Death Star One, or wherever they Make The Decisions, someone is having a great laugh at our expense. According to the terms of the Croke Park Agreement, lecturers are required to meet with their students and that meeting slot must be a timetabled hour …” (more)

[Michael Seery, Is this going to be on the exam?, 21 February]

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