members update

Member Update: Ventilation, testing, summer provision and more


A member update on recent, notable developments is detailed below. Air ventilation monitors The Department of Education has issued updated guidance on the ventilation of school facilities. Heeding a call from the INTO, and advice from the expert group established to evaluate this recommendation, the department has now agreed to provide air ventilation monitors to … Continued

Vacancies at the INTO


The INTO is currently recruiting for two senior roles within the union. Please find information on the open positions below. Senior Official/Deputy Director of Communications (Temporary – 1 Year) Section: Communications Location: INTO Head Office, Dublin Overview of the role INTO’s communications team ensures members and employees are kept up to date with union developments, … Continued

INTO applauds cross-party and government support for Reproductive Health Leave Bill 


INTO members across the country wrote to Senators over the last week in support of the proposed Organisation of Working Time (Reproductive Health Leave) Bill 2021. The bill, proposed by Senator Ivana Bacik, and informed by the compelling and harrowing stories of INTO members who endured challenging reproductive leave related incidents, including miscarriages and invasive … Continued

Clarification on staffing allocations for Summer Provision


The Irish National Teachers’ Organisation (INTO) has received a clarification from the Department of Education in respect of staffing allocations for the forthcoming summer programmes, which also issued to schools this morning. Following guidance issued last week, and queries raised in relation to staffing allocations, the Department has this morning clarified the following. The staffing … Continued

Failure to top up parent’s benefit an affront to working families 


The Irish National Teachers’ Organisation (INTO) welcomes the publication of Circular 0030/2021, which clarifies the terms of the parent’s leave scheme for teachers. However, the INTO is extremely disappointed that members who have made sufficient PRSI contributions, and who are eligible for parent’s benefit, will not have their salaries topped up by the Department of … Continued

Children’s Health Foundation (formerly CMRF) INTO Annual Members’ Draw 2021


We make this special plea to you to participate in our annual raffle in aid of the Children’s Health Foundation


Member update: Public health support getting back on track


At the end of another busy week for the INTO, we would like to provide a member update.

Almost 900 CIDs awarded with a 175 further applications pending


Since January of this year the INTO has been advising and assisting members in relation to claiming a CID under the provisions contained in the Circular 0023/2015.

Retirement Planning Webinar – Registration Open


The next INTO Retirement Planning Webinar will take place on Saturday 22 May 2021 from 9 am to 4 pm.

INTO increases death grant payments


The Benefit Funds Committee (BFC) oversees death grants for INTO members and their spouses.