Teachers may sue over retirement cut

Teachers could take legal action over the budget decision to suspend an early retirement pilot scheme.

8th November, 2008

Teachers could take legal action over the budget decision to suspend an early retirement pilot scheme.

The Association of Secondary Teachers Ireland (ASTI) said yesterday that it felt the decision was against the law. John White, general secretary of the ASTI, said the union had taken legal advice on the issue, which he said was ‘‘one of the most draconian measures’’ in Budget 2009, and was considering taking legal action on behalf of some of...

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