Graduate’s challenge to Seanad voting system rejected

Posted in Governance and administration, Legal issues on November 17th, 2021 by steve

Ireland“The High Court has rejected a University of Limerick graduate’s claim that he should be entitled to a vote in the Seanad Éireann elections under the university and vocational panels. Tomás Heneghan claimed the State’s failure to facilitate his registration as an elector was unlawful, unconstitutional and a breach of the European Convention on Human Rights …” (more)

[Irish Times, 17 November]

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Queen’s and Ulster staff to stage three-day strike as part of UK-wide action at UK universities

Posted in Governance and administration on November 17th, 2021 by steve

“Staff at Queen’s University and Ulster University are to stage a three-day strike next month in disputes over pensions, pay and working conditions. The two Northern Ireland universities are two of 58 institutions that will be affected by the strikes across the UK before the Christmas break …” (more)

[Eleanor Busby and Gillian Halliday, Belfast Telegraph, 16 November]

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Student Nurses protest poor conditions and pay in INMO protest

Posted in Governance and administration on November 17th, 2021 by steve

Ireland“Over 200 people have attended a protest outside Leinster House to protest poor placement conditions and pay for Student Nurses. Student nurses and midwives have called for payment and better working conditions for quite some time …” (more)

[Michael Bolton, SIN, 16 November]

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