Teachers who cross border for work raise concerns over Brexit impact


The Irish News: Teachers who cross the border for work have serious concerns about the negative impact of Brexit, a conference has heard.

The annual gathering of the Irish National Teachers' Organisation (INTO) was told of fears about a hard borders, changes to driving licences, insurance, healthcare cover, pensions and mortgages.

Delegates heard that increasing numbers of staff were being forced to seek permanent jobs in the Republic due to better working conditions and better pay.

INTO Chairman Paddy McAllister said that, in spite of Brexit looming, there was no reason why any qualified teacher living 10-15 miles north of the border should be unemployed or underemployed. Read article

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