ASTI to ballot members on proposed new entrant salary measure

Saturday 13 October 2018

The ASTI today announced that it will ballot its members on the proposed Agreed Measure to Address Salary Scale Issued Under Section 4 of the Public Service Stability Agreement (PSSA). “

At a meeting of the union’s Central Executive Council held in Dublin today, the Executive reaffirmed its commitment to achieving an end to discriminatory pay for teachers who entered the profession since 2011.

 ASTI President Breda Lynch said: “Teachers who entered the profession after 2010 are on different pay scales than their colleagues even though they have the same duties and responsibilities. The ASTI has been campaigning on this issue for the past number of years and took strike action in 2016. While the proposed measure announced from the Department of Expenditure and Reform represents some progress, it does not achieve equal pay for equal work.”

 The ballot will take place over the coming weeks.

 The ballot will go out without a recommendation.