Teachers to table motion over vaccine roll-out

 

A joint motion will be filed at the country's three teacher union conferences today, which would potentially see them take strike action over the change to the vaccine priority list.

Teachers had been due to receive vaccines as essential workers but the list was changed to an age-based model, with the HSE saying it would help speed the roll-out up.

Any industrial action is unlikely to affect the return of schools from the Easter break next week.

CEO of ISME, which represents small businesses is Neil McDonnell, says the Government shouldn't give in to demands by teaching unions: