Student Teachers Consider Dropping Out Due To Financial Pressures

The Union of Students in Ireland (USI), alongside trade unions ICTU, TUI, ASTI and INTO, released a report today detailing that 42% of student teachers consider dropping out of college due to financial pressures associated with work placement. The report outline the average cost of placement for student teachers per week totaled €160 a week […]

United Left Alliance demand ICTU call for NO vote on Austerity Treaty

European Trade Union confederation (ETUC) & 3 major Irish unions call for no vote; ICTU must follow ? Austerity Treaty will result in major increase in job loses The United Left Alliance today held a lobby at the meeting of the Executive of ICTU to call for a No vote on the Fiscal Treaty Referendum. […]