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Strike

# strike - Wednesday 19 March, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Wednesday

Everybody’s talking about the gardaí identifying attackers in viral assault video, AIB’s mortgage deals and the Christy Brown archive auction.

# strike - Friday 14 March, 2014

Aer Lingus is suing SIPTU

The airline has issued proceedings against SIPTU for damages caused by the strike action that was threatened for today.

# strike - Wednesday 12 March, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Wednesday

Everybody’s talking about the penalty points report, the airport strikes being called off and Rehab releasing more information.

Warplanes target Gaza Strip amid ‘wave of attacks’ from Palestinian rockets

The attack followed Palestinian rocket fire being aimed at the Jewish state.

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Good morning, want to know what’s making headlines this morning? It’s all here.

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.

# strike - 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.

UK union leader Bob Crow dies aged 52 RIP

UK union leader Bob Crow dies aged 52

Crow was widely known for representing rail workers and being the face of various tube strike in London.

# strike - 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.

# strike - Friday 7 March, 2014

The 5 at 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

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

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

# strike - Wednesday 5 March, 2014

From Business ETC ESB Group of Unions threaten CEO and Chairman with legal action Pensions Row

ESB Group of Unions threaten CEO and Chairman with legal action

The unions have sent a legal letter to management ahead of the firm’s presentation of its 2013 accounts to the board today.

# strike - 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.

# strike - Monday 3 March, 2014

The 5 at 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# strike - Sunday 2 March, 2014

Varadkar hopes to prevent Aer Lingus strike

Leo Varadkar said that his department is examining a plan to intervene in the dispute.

# strike - Tuesday 25 February, 2014

Plan for independent evaluation of pay ends dispute at Tyndall Institute LRC

Plan for independent evaluation of pay ends dispute at Tyndall Institute

Staff from IFUT and Siptu had picketed on a number of occasions this year.

# strike - Wednesday 19 February, 2014

Staff at Tyndall Institute strike again as campaign intensifies UCC

Staff at Tyndall Institute strike again as campaign intensifies

The staff will hold another picket at both the Tyndall Institute and UCC’s main campus next week.

# strike - Friday 14 February, 2014

Brevik wants to hunger strike for better video games

The mass murderer has described the conditions in prison as ‘torture’.

# strike - Tuesday 11 February, 2014

From Business ETC Flying soon? DAA strike action will mean a grounding of all aircraft Disruption

Flying soon? DAA strike action will mean a grounding of all aircraft

SIPTU said the votes from the Aer Lingus and Shannon Airport Authority ballot are expected this afternoon.

# strike - 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.

# strike - 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.

# strike - 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.

# strike - Tuesday 4 February, 2014

Iarnród Éireann workers may face pay cuts from next month LRC

Iarnród Éireann workers may face pay cuts from next month

The choice on whether to accept the wage reduction lies with employees, says union.

# strike - 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.

# strike - 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.

# strike - Tuesday 21 January, 2014

From Business ETC SIPTU ballot for strike action at Aer Lingus & DAA under way Dispute

SIPTU ballot for strike action at Aer Lingus & DAA under way

Transport Minister Leo Varadkar has urged a quick, “simple” solution to the long-running dispute, which centres on a deficit in a pension scheme.

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Good morning! Here are nine things you need to know as you start your day…

# strike - Monday 20 January, 2014

From Business ETC National strike of electricians could halt construction and manufacturing Strike Vote

National strike of electricians could halt construction and manufacturing

The Technical Engineering and Electrical Union (TEEU) has confirmed that that they will ballot members on 7 February.

From Business ETC Staff to picket UCC’s Tyndall Institute tomorrow over pay dispute UCC

Staff to picket UCC’s Tyndall Institute tomorrow over pay dispute

Workers claim there is pay inequity between them and a number of their counterparts in UCC who are doing the same job.

The 9 at 9: Monday

Good morning! Here are nine things you need to know as you start your Monday…

# strike - Saturday 4 January, 2014

Do you know who Alicia Brady was?

Or why she is being honoured today in Glasnevin Cemetery?

# strike - Thursday 19 December, 2013

Marks and Spencer strike for tomorrow called off

Employees voted to accept recommendations by the Labour Court.

# strike - 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.

# strike - Monday 9 December, 2013

Poll: Are you satisfied with the resolution of the ESB strike threat? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you satisfied with the resolution of the ESB strike threat?

The strike has been averted, but unions and the ESB disagree on whether the deal will add any liabilities to the company’s balance sheet.

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.

# strike - Sunday 8 December, 2013

Here’s What Happened Today: Sunday

Everybody’s talking about the ESB strike being called off, Pat Rabbitte versus Colm Keaveney, and protests in Kiev…

Rabbitte: ESB strike threat “out of all proportion” with staff grievances ESB

Rabbitte: ESB strike threat “out of all proportion” with staff grievances

The minister said the scheme made “marvellous progress in 2012″ and he hopes common sense will prevail at talks today.

# strike - Saturday 7 December, 2013

Mandela, the NSA and amazeyballs: The week in numbers

Plus: How much does the average family with two children spend on childcare every year?

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.

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