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Listen: TUI Says Fast-Track Covid 19 Testing For Teachers Is Essential.

: 21/09/2020 - 11:29

The Teachers Union of Ireland says a fast-track Covid 19 testing facility for staff is essential.

Forty-three cases of Covid-19 confirmed yesterday related to schools.

That's according to the ASTI, which is planning to ballot members for industrial action.

It's concerned about physical distancing in schools, the provision of PPE and the speed at which testing is being done.

Leixlip resident, Martin Marjoram, is President of the TUI.

Speaking to Kildare Today,  says the new appeals process of valuable, but teachers need more support.

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Martin Marjoram joined Clem Ryan on this morning's edition of the programme.

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