Tag Archives: Roy Hassey

English Language Teachers meet Minister Mitchell O’Connor to highlight need for proper regulation

November 29th: English Language Teachers organised by trade union Unite today (Wednesday) met with the Minister of State for Higher Education, Mary Mitchell O’Connor TD, to highlight their concerns regarding abuses of workers’ rights in the thriving ELT sector.  The … Continue reading

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Unite ELT information week kicks off with Oireachtas briefing

English Language Teachers to inform QQI conference delegates about precarious working conditions November 21st: As part of its campaign to secure decent working conditions for English Language Teachers, trade union Unite – which represents over 150 ELT teachers – this … Continue reading

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ELT: Unite seeks meeting with umbrella group to address abuses

Welcoming MEI instruction on bogus self-employment, union says all abuses must be challenged  “ELT sector must be reputable as well as profitable” November 9th: Unite, which represents English Language Teachers, today welcomed the decision by umbrella body Marketing English in … Continue reading

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Nightmare to Let programme exposes exploitation in English Language Teaching sector

November 3rd: The programme Nightmare to Let, broadcast last night by RTE, exposed the exploitation of English language students, according to trade union Unite which organises teachers in the sector.  The union was responding to the allegation that the company … Continue reading

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English Language Teachers highlight bogus self-employment

Abusive practice cheats workers, students and the state October 18th: Trade union Unite, which organises English Language Teachers, held a protest today  to highlight the worrying levels of bogus self-employment in the English Language Teaching sector. Explaining the background to … Continue reading

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