ASTI For To Accept Haddington Road

The revised Haddington Road Agreement has been accepted by the Association of Secondary School Teachers (ASTI).

ASTI had been the only union to reject the agreement but the latest balloted has come out in favour of acceptance with a majority of 57%.

It is understood that there was a 65% turnout for the vote, some 10% more that the unions previous ballot on the agreement.

Minister for Education Ruairi Quinn welcomed the ASTI's acceptance of the agreement.


Related Irish News Stories
Click here for the latest headlines.

13 November 2013
Agreement Reached With ASTI On Haddington Road Agreement
Following the Association of Secondary Teachers re-entering formal talks over the disputed Haddington Road agreement it has been reported that an agreement has been reached. According to reports ASTI reached an agreement following talks with the Department of Education, which will now be put to a ballot of the unions 17,000 members.
05 September 2013
Second-Level Teachers Balloted Over Haddington Road
Some 30,000 second-level school teachers are to be balloted over the proposed Haddington Road agreement, previously accepted by primary teachers union INTO and others.
02 October 2013
ASTI Teachers Begin Industrial Action
From today some 16,000 secondary school teachers will no long participate in after school meeting or take on any unpaid administrative work, as they begin industrial action in protest at the proposed Haddington Road Agreement.
09 November 2016
Dept Of Education And ASTI Urged To Continue With Talks
The Department of Education and the leadership of teaching union ASTI have been urged to continue to engage in talks in an effort to avoid further disruption to schools. Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Education and Skills Thomas Byrne TD made the call after meeting a group of teachers on Tuesday, 08 November.
23 May 2013
Haddington Road Agreement 2013-2016 Published
Following lengthy negotiations between unions and public service management after the rejection of Croke Park II, the Public Service Stability Agreement has been published. Also known as the Haddington Road Agreement 2013-2016, the report is the new public service pay and reform agreement.