first_imgAlmost 19,000 teachers are to strike today in a row over pay.The Teachers Union of Ireland says it’s because those hired after 2011 are paid at a lower rate than colleagues for the same work.The action will result in the closure of hundreds of secondary schools around the country.TUI General Secretary, John MacGabhann, says the pay parity issue’s impacting on students:Audio Player Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. Previous articleSinn Féin most popular party according to new pollNext articleNew environmental programme launched for Strabane and Lifford News Highland WhatsApp RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Google+ Almost 19,000 teachers to strike today Twitter WhatsApp Harps come back to win in Waterford FT Report: Derry City 2 St Pats 2 Twitter Facebookcenter_img News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th By News Highland – February 4, 2020 DL Debate – 24/05/21 Facebook Google+ Pinterest Derry draw with Pats: Higgins & Thomson Reaction Pinterest AudioHomepage BannerNews Journey home will be easier – Paul Hegarty last_img read more