SIPTU’s support of summary dismissal

“Both Connell Fanning and Paul Cahill won victories at the High Court as private citizens, which have temporarily protected tenure, and both these verdicts have been appealed by state bodies using taxpayers’ money to the Supreme Court. Should either lose, there will be attenuation of tenure; should both lose, summary dismissals will be legal for all staff at universities …” (more)

[University Blog on Academic Tenure in Ireland, 12 October]

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