Three teachers unions have backed a motion that could lead to strikes.
Teachers Unions Unhappy With Vaccine List
They are protesting a change to the vaccine rollout list.
That will now prioritise someone’s age instead of their job.
📣Teacher unions pass emergency motions demanding teacher vaccination: (Thread) - Earlier this morning, the three teaching unions, @astiunion, INTO & @TUIunion passed a joint motion at their respective Easter congresses... pic.twitter.com/ql6njocAmf
— INTO (Irish National Teachers' Organisation) (@INTOnews) April 7, 2021
Possible Strikes "A Long Way Off"
Minister for Education Norma Foley believes there will not be strike action in the short term by teachers:
"If they take that action, it would be for much later in the year," she said.
Adding to that, the Minister says "we'd be putting the cart before the horse," to consider anything that might happen in the future, that isn't already happening.
Norma Foley says it's a "long way off" and there's time in between.