The ASTI Is To Ballot On Industrial Action Over Health And Safety Concerns

It's since secondary schools reopened after the lockdown

Failure to properly social distance; a lack of adequate PPE; and the requirement for high risk teachers to go into class are among a raft of issues raised at a meeting of the union's central executive yesterday.

The secondary teachers' union says there's also been a lack of information --- in particular surrounding close contacts of confirmed cases.

General secretary of the union Ciaran Christie said more resources are needed:

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