12 May, 2016 - The Minister for Education and Skills welcomes the Report of the Chairperson of the Expert Group

The Minister for Education and Skills welcomes the Report of the Chairperson of the Expert Group

The Minister for Education and Skills welcomes the Report of the Chairperson of the Expert Group, Mr. Michael Cush S.C., on Fixed-Term and Part-Time Employment in Lecturing in Third Level Education in Ireland. The recommendations contained in the report will assist in addressing concerns raised about precarious employment by Union representatives. Steps will be taken to begin implementation of the recommendations subject to the cooperation of representative unions with the Lansdowne Road Agreement.  The Minister thanks Mr. Cush for the level of consultation with all relevant parties in which he engaged and for his time and effort on the report.

Link to the Report http://www.education.ie/en/Publications/Education-Reports/Report-to-the-Minister-of-Education-and-Skills-of-the-Chairperson-of-the-Expert-Group-on-Fixed-Term-and-Part-Time-Employment-in-Lecturing-in-Third-Level-Education-in-Ireland.pdf