SNAs threaten industrial action despite yesterday’s new jobs announcement

Special Needs Assistants are threatening industrial action - despite the announcement of almost a thousand new jobs yesterday.

An additional 975 SNA positions have been created by the Education Minister - 44 in Donegal - an increase of 7.5 percent.

But existing assistants have been told they'll be made redundant and must reapply for their posts.

A vote to decide on strike action will be held in September: