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Industrial Action

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# industrial-action - Friday 18 April, 2014

Workers at donkey sanctuary ballot for industrial action

The workers have been told they will be made redundant on 31 May.

# industrial-action - Wednesday 2 April, 2014

Bord na Móna accused of “locking out” eight staff members

The company says that the staff were suspended for refusing to engage with relocation plans.

# industrial-action - Tuesday 25 March, 2014

Driving tests delayed because of industrial action

The action will affect anyone who has a test booked for next Wednesday afternoon.

# industrial-action - Friday 21 March, 2014

SIPTU bosses vote to support future industrial action at Dublin airport DAA

SIPTU bosses vote to support future industrial action at Dublin airport

The union’s National Executive Council also voted to fight any further legal action.

# industrial-action - Monday 17 March, 2014

Ryanair flights cancelled over air traffic controllers strike tomorrow

Air traffic controllers in France are taking industrial action tomorrow, which will hit some flights in and out of Ireland.

# industrial-action - Wednesday 12 March, 2014

Judge will decide today if airport strikes can go ahead

Unions are planning a four-hour stoppage at the country’s airports on Friday – and the DAA and Ryanair want to stop them.

# industrial-action - Tuesday 11 March, 2014

From Business ETC Staff at burglar alarm company vote for industrial action Phonewatch

Staff at burglar alarm company vote for industrial action

Staff at Phonewatch voted overwhelmingly in support of the action over a pay dispute with the company.

# industrial-action - Monday 10 March, 2014

Mandate union withdraws from strike action at DAA

General Secretary John Douglas said they will attend a meeting with the expert panel this Friday.

Dublin clampers vote in favour of industrial action over pay dispute

Dublin Street Parking Services voted in a secret ballot this afternoon on possible strike action.

# industrial-action - Saturday 8 March, 2014

Dublin clampers to vote on strike action, say no agreement made on clamp targets

Dublin City Council has reportedly set a target of 60,000 vehicles clamped a year.

# industrial-action - Friday 7 March, 2014

DAA and Ryanair launch court action to stop strike at Irish airports

Dublin Airport Authority says the strike planned for next week is unlawful.

# industrial-action - Tuesday 4 March, 2014

Union agrees to co-operate with Aer Lingus pensions investigation

However, Siptu said the planned St Patrick’s weekend strike has not been called off.

# industrial-action - Thursday 27 February, 2014

Work stoppages to take place at Dublin, Cork and Shannon airports

The union said this was due to the “refusal” of the companies to engage in meaningful talks over a pension dispute.

# industrial-action - Monday 17 February, 2014

From Business ETC Shannon Aerospace staff to hold work stoppage over pensions Industrial Action

Shannon Aerospace staff to hold work stoppage over pensions

SIPTU members are to hold a four-hour work stoppage on 4 March.

# industrial-action - Monday 10 February, 2014

From Business ETC SIPTU members at Dublin and Cork airports in massive vote for strike action Mandate For Action

SIPTU members at Dublin and Cork airports in massive vote for strike action

The margin of the DAA vote was 94 per cent in favour of industrial action.

# industrial-action - Friday 7 February, 2014

From Business ETC 6,500 electricians to strike in two weeks over pay rates Sparks Flying

6,500 electricians to strike in two weeks over pay rates

Some 94 per cent of TEEU members voted in favour of industrial action and notice was served on employers today.

# industrial-action - Thursday 6 February, 2014

Staff to strike again at Tyndall Institute over pay UCC

Staff to strike again at Tyndall Institute over pay

SIPTU says it is available for talks with the Tyndall Institute and UCC over the issues.

# industrial-action - Wednesday 5 February, 2014

“We’re being made fools of” – Limerick staff sit-in enters 17th day

Staff are angry that entitlements have not been paid, despite a promise that they would.

# industrial-action - Tuesday 4 February, 2014

From Business ETC ESB union chief quits but takes aim at the media on his way out Parting Shot

ESB union chief quits but takes aim at the media on his way out

Brendan Ogle said ESB workers were “viciously attacked by some in the media” during the recent pension dispute.

# industrial-action - Monday 3 February, 2014

London commuters face chaos as unions call two-day tube strike

Workers are reacting angrily to a plan to cut 950 jobs.

# industrial-action - Wednesday 29 January, 2014

Flight planned? Air traffic controllers are going on strike

Some flights from Irish airports are likely to be affected as air traffic controllers in several European countries will strike today and tomorrow.

# industrial-action - Thursday 16 January, 2014

From Business ETC SIPTU members at Aer Lingus and DAA to vote on strike action Dispute

SIPTU members at Aer Lingus and DAA to vote on strike action

The decision comes a month after SIPTU said that Aer Lingus had threatened them with legal action legal action if they went ahead with a ballot.

# industrial-action - Wednesday 15 January, 2014

From Business ETC Labour Court proposals rejected by SIPTU staff at Liebherr plant LRC

Labour Court proposals rejected by SIPTU staff at Liebherr plant

A move aimed at resolving a pay dispute dating back to 2009 was rejected by workers at the plant.

# industrial-action - Thursday 19 December, 2013

Marks and Spencer strike for tomorrow called off

Employees voted to accept recommendations by the Labour Court.

# industrial-action - Monday 16 December, 2013

Eamon Ryan: Who really won in the ESB dispute?

The key to this issue is whether the ESB will be able to pay pension contributions in 10 or 20 years time. It would be a bitter irony if the dispute itself has made the company weaker and less able to meet those commitments.

# industrial-action - Friday 13 December, 2013

From Business ETC Labour Court to tackle M&S dispute, as threat of further pre-Christmas strike remains Emergency Hearing

Labour Court to tackle M&S dispute, as threat of further pre-Christmas strike remains

Representatives from Mandate, SIPTU and M&S management will attend today’s hearing, aimed at solving a dispute over changes to the retailer’s pension scheme.

# industrial-action - Tuesday 10 December, 2013

From Business ETC SIPTU threatened with legal action over Aer Lingus pensions row Industrial Action

SIPTU threatened with legal action over Aer Lingus pensions row

The airline says it will take any action up to legal action to prevent a ballot on industrial action from going ahead.

# industrial-action - Monday 9 December, 2013

Strike averted, but ESB and unions differ on terms of the deal ESB

Strike averted, but ESB and unions differ on terms of the deal

ESB released a statement saying that the deal will not add any liabilities to their balance sheet, but unions disagreed.

# industrial-action - Sunday 8 December, 2013

It’s off: ESB strike averted as management and unions reach agreement

The strike over the issue of pensions had been due to begin tomorrow week.

# industrial-action - Saturday 7 December, 2013

From Business ETC Marks & Spencer opens stores with seasonal staff despite pickets Strike

Marks & Spencer opens stores with seasonal staff despite pickets

Trade union Mandate criticised the move as “provocative” and urged the public to support workers.

More than 2,000 Marks & Spencer workers on strike today over pensions

The majority of the 17 Marks and Spencer stores around the country are closed today as staff take industrial action.

# industrial-action - Friday 6 December, 2013

From Business ETC ESB workers announce ‘all-out’ strike as unions meet with mediators Down To The Wire

ESB workers announce ‘all-out’ strike as unions meet with mediators

The company’s Unions’ Dispute Committee says it will implement a “full withdrawal of labour” later this month, although will not be meeting the Labour Relations Committee today.

Staff to strike at Marks and Spencer tomorrow

Staff at Marks and Spencer have voted overwhelmingly in favour of industrial action.

Staff at DAA, Shannon Airport and Aer Lingus to hold ballot on industrial action

SIPTU members in Aer Lingus and the DAA are involved in a pension dispute.

# industrial-action - Thursday 5 December, 2013

Feargal Quinn proposes law to make strike action by utility companies illegal

Quinn’s bill comes with five-year punishments for anyone who disrupts a network, but has been criticised by the government.

# industrial-action - Tuesday 3 December, 2013

Payment for supervision and substitution to stop in 2014 if ASTI reject Haddington deal

The ASTI warns this will lead to a ‘serious escalation’ of the current industrial dispute in schools.

# industrial-action - Saturday 30 November, 2013

From Business ETC ESB unions in public spat with management over ‘protective notice’ Industrial Action

ESB unions in public spat with management over ‘protective notice’

Notice of industrial action was served on management yesterday, and customers have been told to expect power outages.

Aaron McKenna: Essential utilities like the ESB should be protected from strikes

Without power, our modern society cannot function normally – which is why workers at the ESB ought to be banned from striking and causing a total or partial power failure, writes Aaron McKenna.

# industrial-action - Friday 29 November, 2013

Multinational companies seriously concerned over possible power outages ESB

Multinational companies seriously concerned over possible power outages

Retail Excellence said stores will be forced to close for the duration of the strike and many may not reopen.

Marks & Spencer staff to strike next Saturday

The staff are angered at the closing of their pension scheme.

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