Thursday, 7 March 2013

Questions (83)

Catherine Murphy


83. Deputy Catherine Murphy asked the Minister for Education and Skills the reason the outstanding difficulties in relation to the proper remuneration for a person (details supplied) have not yet been resolved; when the person may expect the matter to be resolved; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [12059/13]

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Written answers (Question to Education)

Following on from the review of allowances in the public service, revised salary scales for teachers were agreed and Circular 008/2013 was published on the 25th January setting out the new scales. My Department are currently adapting the payroll systems to take account of the new scales and to ensure that the correct rate of pay is applied to the relevant teachers. When the developments are completed, all teachers will be paid the correct rate and arrears due, if any, will be paid. My officials have been in contact with the person in question and he is aware of the position in relation to the new scales.