New teachers demand pay equality at Killarney conference

Newer teachers are demanding to earn the same as their colleagues, saying it’s a matter of equality.

All three unions are holding their annual conferences this week, and calling for pay parity as a matter of urgency.

ASTI members are hosting their conference at Killarney’s INEC.

These ASTI members qualified after 2012, meaning they earn significantly less than those who qualified a year previously: