Tag Archives: Roy Hassey

English Language Teaching: Industry body admits poverty pay

Unite challenges MEI on low wages August 3rd:  Unite, which organises English Language Teachers, today challenged Marketing English in Ireland, the body representing English Language Schools, to defend the low wages paid to teachers.  The call follows an analysis of … Continue reading

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NI-based charity refusing to engage with Unite in Republic

Union organises 70% of workers in youth charity Extern ‘forum’ designed avoid union recognition July 30th: Unite has today accused leading youth charity Extern – which receives state funding from the HSE and TUSLA among others – of discriminating against … Continue reading

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Workers let down as Bruton washes hands of responsibility for English Language Teachers

Unite slams suggestion that Department has no role in securing workers’ rights June 22nd: Trade union Unite, which represents English Language Teachers, has reacted angrily to a suggestion by the Department of Education that it has no role in regulating … Continue reading

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Protest hears Bruton must talk to English Language Teachers

Protest hears Bruton must talk to English Language Teachers Precarious work and low pay feeding profits as ELT sector booms “English Language Teachers are teachers too” June 21st: Unite, which organises English Language Teachers, today held a protest outside the … Continue reading

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James Joyce: Unite ELT members remember one of their own on Bloomsday

“Poor conditions have changed little since James Joyce was teaching” June 16th: As Bloomsday festivities take place through Dublin, trade union Unite today pointed out that James Joyce was himself an English Language Teacher and would recognise many of the … Continue reading

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