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English Language Teaching: Unite tells Taoiseach “Don’t just tweet – legislate!”

June 15th:  Unite, which represents English Language Teachers, said today that members were taken aback by Taoiseach Leo Varadkar’s Twitter reference to the ‘huge’ intangible value of English Language Teaching to Ireland, given the Government’s persistent failure to legislate for … Continue reading

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Lanlearn closure: Unite writes to Regina Doherty seeking exceptional Insolvency Payments Scheme assistance

Teachers owed up to €3000 each as school owner disappears  Case highlights shortcomings of Insolvency Payments Scheme April 5th:  Unite, which represents English Language Teachers, has written to Social Protection Minister Regina Doherty asking her to grant exceptional leave to … Continue reading

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Griffith College language teachers join Unite in fight for rights

Union accuses college of failing to provide proper contracts College told “Don’t just teach about employment rights – observe them!” March 28th: Unite, which organises English Language Teachers throughout Ireland, today announced that a majority of teachers in the Griffith Institute … Continue reading

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Teachers left unpaid as Limerick language school closes

Unite meeting teachers next Tuesday, working to secure wages  LanLearn case highlights need for proper regulation March 22nd: Unite, which organises English Language Teachers, today said that 10 teachers have been left without wages owed following the closure of LanLearn, … Continue reading

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MEI report glosses over exploitation in English Language sector

Unite challenges umbrella body to publish wage figures February 15th: Unite, which represents English Language Teachers, today accused umbrella group Marketing English in Ireland of ‘glossing over’ exploitation in the ELT sector and called on MEI to publish total wage … Continue reading

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