I’m back from the brink. And in striking form!
The Education Minister Batt O’ Keeffe says it would be regrettable to see teachers taking to the streets to protest the Government’s public sector pension levy.
Minister Batt O’Keeffe’s comments follow Friday’s announcement from the three main teachers’ unions that they will be balloting their members on industrial action.
Union representatives have also urged their members to attend an ICTU protest rally which is taking place in Dublin on Saturday.
Minister O’ Keeffe is appealing to teachers to remember that the country is in a difficult and fraught financial state.
If balloted I will be prepared to go on the picket line.
The fat cats at the top, the bankers, the developers, the speculators and their equals creamed it during the Celtic Tiger years.
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