Ireland -Special needs assistants win court case over job security -July 12, 2012

The Labour Court has recommended that special needs assistants should not be made redundant but, rather, placed on a redeployment panel. Special needs assistants do not have the same job security as other civil servants and have until now been made redundant whenever their position disappeared. The redeployment panel should function in order to place special needs assistants into new jobs according to seniority. The education department has said it is studying the recommendation by the court. As the judgement is nonbinding, the department is under no obligation to implement the recommendation.

English: http://www.impact.ie/12/07/11/SNAs-win-redeployment-breakthrough.htm

 

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