TUI recommends rejection of public service pay agreement


The Teachers Union of Ireland says the new public pay deal locks in "pay discrimination" -- and it can't endorse the agreement.

The second-level teachers' union says it would leave new teachers earning 15 percent less than their colleagues did when they were hired.

The 302 million euro a year agreement would increase pay levels by two per cent overall.

But TUI president Martin Marjoram says the pay gap imposed in 2011 will still give new entrants career losses: