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Dublin: 11 °C Monday 22 December, 2014


# strike - Thursday 18 December, 2014

From Business ETC Flying home for Christmas? There will be strikes at some UK airports Cargo Handlers

Flying home for Christmas? There will be strikes at some UK airports

Unite members are going on strike on December 23.

# strike - Tuesday 2 December, 2014

Poll: Do you support the teachers strike? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you support the teachers strike?

Students have a day off as teachers take action over proposed Junior Cert reforms.

From The Daily Edge 10 Irish teens who are only delighted about today’s teachers’ strike School's Out

# strike - Monday 1 December, 2014

Teachers are almost certainly going on strike tomorrow

Neither the minister nor the unions will budge.

# strike - Tuesday 25 November, 2014

Minister to teachers: ‘Call off your strike’ … Teachers to minister: ‘No’

The strike’s set to go ahead next Tuesday. And neither side is backing down.

# strike - Saturday 22 November, 2014

From Business ETC Electricians union will do ‘whatever is necessary’ to get 5% pay rise Threat

Electricians union will do ‘whatever is necessary’ to get 5% pay rise

The TEEU’s conference heard that they wan ta roll-back on concession made over the last seven years.

# strike - Friday 14 November, 2014

Today’s top stories in 6 seconds

Don’t have time to mull over the news? Here’s everything you need to know.

# strike - Friday 31 October, 2014

A lot of UK firefighters are out on strike tonight

The strike is due to continue until 4th of November.

# strike - Monday 27 October, 2014

More and more people are using the train to get around the country

It comes despite strike action during two days of the summer.

# strike - Wednesday 22 October, 2014

30 years on: A Dunnes Stores worker ‘changed the face of the anti-apartheid movement’

The eleven workers who went on strike attended the funeral of Nelson Mandela last year.

# strike - Monday 13 October, 2014

Liberian doctors strike to demand “danger money” for treating Ebola patients

The World Health Organisation has said Ebola ‘threatens the very survival of societies and governments in already very poor countries’.

Pics: NHS workers stage first strike in 32 years

The strike follows a rejection by the government of an across-the-board pay rise for workers.

# strike - Wednesday 8 October, 2014

Staff at Kerry Women’s Refuge to strike over roster dispute

Management have refuted claims they are unwilling to engage in talks.

# strike - Monday 22 September, 2014

Greyhound workers vote to end 14-week lockout

The agreement will see a number of redundancies and a wage reduction of between 15% and 20%.

# strike - Wednesday 17 September, 2014

“Overcrowded and understaffed”: Nurses hold protest at Galway hospital

There were 13 patients on trolleys at University Hospital Galway yesterday.

# strike - Friday 12 September, 2014

CIA triples its estimate of the number of Islamic State fighters

Up to 2,000 Westerners are fighting with the group, the intelligence agency says.

# strike - Saturday 6 September, 2014

From Business ETC Italian strikes mean cancelled flights today Dispute

Italian strikes mean cancelled flights today

The strikes are by baggage handlers.

# strike - Wednesday 3 September, 2014

Talks between Siptu and Greyhound break down at the LRC

The talks talks have adjourned and there is no date set for them to resume.

Ballot of Siptu members on LRC proposals to begin next week

The agreement averted strikes on Sunday 7, Monday 8, and Sunday 21 September.

All-Ireland train strikes called off after late-night LRC talks

The strikes were due to cause disruption on 7, 8 and 21 September.

# strike - Monday 1 September, 2014

Gallery: Greyhound workers march in Dublin as LRC invite them to talks Week 12 This post contains images

Gallery: Greyhound workers march in Dublin as LRC invite them to talks

The marcher held a rally outside city hall.

From Business ETC Greyhound accepts LRC invite, says ball is now in workers’ court Your Move

Greyhound accepts LRC invite, says ball is now in workers’ court

The invitation comes after the two sides met last week but workers have not yet committed to entering formal talks.

# strike - Saturday 30 August, 2014

“No progress” today, but talks to avoid another train strike will continue LRC

“No progress” today, but talks to avoid another train strike will continue

SIPTU says there’s been no progress as yet, as unions and management meet to try and resolve their dispute before the next scheduled strike action.

# strike - Friday 29 August, 2014

Irish Rail and workers to enter talks to avoid All-Ireland day train strikes

Discussions will be held at the LRC tomorrow.

Dublin City councillor arrested at Greyhound protest

Michael O’Brien was released with a caution and said he will continue to protest in support of workers on strike.

# strike - Thursday 28 August, 2014

These letters between Irish Rail and the NBRU show why more strikes look inevitable

Irish Rail asked the NBRU to halt the stoppages, the union refused.

# strike - Monday 25 August, 2014

Travelling to work? Don’t forget, there are no Intercity, DART or Commuter services today

Don’t turn up at a train station this morning. You’ll find the doors locked

# strike - Friday 22 August, 2014

‘Insanity’ – Irish Rail strike to hit 90,000 commuters and All-Ireland fans

Irish Rail says the two days of action planned this weekend will cost the company €2 million. Unions say they’ve been left with no other option.

# strike - Thursday 14 August, 2014

Paschal Donohoe won’t get involved in the Irish Rail dispute as All-Ireland day strikes loom

The Transport Minister said he appreciates how difficult it is for workers to vote to cut their own pay.

# strike - Friday 1 August, 2014

Strike by Irish Rail workers to hit All-Ireland semi and finals

The NBRU has announced work stoppages to coincide with the championship.

# strike - Saturday 26 July, 2014

Aldi, gardaí, and Clare Daly: The week in numbers

Plus: how much does the new baby elephant calf at Dublin Zoo weigh?

# strike - Friday 25 July, 2014

Strike to hit Irish Rail next month as Siptu ballots for one-day stoppage

The action will take place on August 25, subject to pay cuts being implemented.

# strike - Monday 21 July, 2014

‘Stop bombing trapped civilians’ – Doctors’ plea as five are killed in Gaza hospital

Nine members of the same family were killed in an earlier air-strike.

# strike - Saturday 19 July, 2014

This day 30 years ago the Dunnes Stores anti-apartheid strike began

The strike lasted almost three years and Nelson Mandela later told the small group of workers that their stand had helped him to keep going during his time in prison.

Social welfare staff are being told to refuse dole payments to ‘locked out’ Greyhound workers

A circular issued to social welfare staff advises them to reject applications for jobseeker’s payments.

# strike - Wednesday 16 July, 2014

United Left TD Joan Collins protests ‘scabs’ working Greyhound trucks

The company says they’re calling the gardaí.

# strike - Thursday 10 July, 2014

Thousands will strike across Northern Ireland today

Local Government colleagues across England and Wales will join them.

# strike - Wednesday 9 July, 2014

South Dublin County Council strike called off after LRC talks

Industrial action centred on staff pay cuts at the local authority.

# strike - Tuesday 8 July, 2014

LRC to present proposals in South Dublin County Council dispute

Ongoing industrial dispute centres on pay cuts to council staff.

Greyhound: Agency staff are doing a better job than striking workers

Not true says SIPTU, who also say the dispute is a lock out.

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