ASTI calls on members to back lock-out'

The Association of Secondary Teachers in Ireland (ASTI) has said there will be a lock-out situation in hundreds of secondary schools across the country if the government pushes ahead with new laws next month.

8th December, 2013

The Association of Secondary Teachers in Ireland (ASTI) has said there will be a lock-out situation in hundreds of secondary schools across the country if the government pushes ahead with new laws next month.

The association is to vote again on the Haddington Road Agreement, having initially rejected it.

The Department of Education and Skills has said that from January 17, supervision and substitution duties will become mandatory and unpaid for all teachers.

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