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# strike - Today’s News


# strike - Tuesday 3 May, 2016

The Luas will be off tomorrow - and there are four more strikes planned this month

There’s no sign of an end to the long-running dispute between drivers and Luas operator Transdev.

# strike - Sunday 1 May, 2016

"There's no truth in it whatsoever" - Siptu says Luas drivers are NOT asking for old pay deal

The Sunday Times reported today that Luas workers were looking for Transdev to re-table the deal agreed upon at the Workplace Relations Commission last month.

# strike - Friday 15 April, 2016

Transport Minister not happy with Luas operator on plans to dock workers' pay

The minister has also defended himself against claims made by Siptu.

# strike - Monday 11 April, 2016

Tesco staff have voted to take industrial action

The actions will affect some stores and many in-store butchers.

# strike - Monday 4 April, 2016

An overwhelming number of people don't support the striking Luas workers

A new poll finds strong opposition to the industrial action by Luas workers over pay.

# strike - Saturday 2 April, 2016

‘Luas drivers are being portrayed as greedy hounds’

The long-running dispute has seen drivers strike for seven days this year, including Easter weekend.

# strike - Friday 1 April, 2016

The 9 at 9: Friday

Here are the stories you need to know as you get back to work.

# strike - Thursday 31 March, 2016

Siptu isn’t happy that Transdev’s top boss came from the UK but didn’t meet workers

More work stoppage are scheduled for this weekend.

# strike - Wednesday 30 March, 2016

Flying with Ryanair tomorrow? Your flight might have been cancelled

Several flights from Dublin to other locations in Europe have been affected.

# strike - Monday 28 March, 2016

From The42 Callum O’Dowda strike not enough as Ireland beaten in Slovenia Disappointment

Callum O’Dowda strike not enough as Ireland beaten in Slovenia

Today’s defeat coupled with the loss to Italy means Noel King’s side’s qualification hopes are now all but over.

# strike - Sunday 27 March, 2016

Poll: Do you think the Luas drivers are right to strike today and tomorrow? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think the Luas drivers are right to strike today and tomorrow?

The impasse between Luas operator Transdev and the tram drivers will see a full strike on the service at the height of the 1916 commemorations.

# strike - Friday 25 March, 2016

Paschal Donohoe declines to comment on proposed entry-level pay cut for Luas drivers

Dublin’s Luas service will grind to a halt on Easter Sunday and Monday after tram staff rejected a new pay deal.

# strike - Thursday 24 March, 2016

Luas strike to go ahead on Easter Sunday and Monday

This weekend’s strike is back on, following the rejection of a deal by tram workers.

# strike - Sunday 20 March, 2016

Ryanair cancels dozens of flights due to French air traffic control strike

Other airlines including easyJet and British Airways are also affected.

# strike - Friday 18 March, 2016

Education minister says it’s not up to her to deal with teacher strike plans

The ASTI is planning further strike days over concerns about planned changes to the junior cycle.

# strike - Wednesday 16 March, 2016

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

# strike - Monday 14 March, 2016

Possible breakthrough in Luas dispute as Transdev cancels private buses

Both sides have been invited to talks at the Workplace Relations Commission.

# strike - Sunday 13 March, 2016

Minister says Luas plan for St Patrick’s Day buses is an ‘exceptional measure’

The company that operates the service will be providing buses along the red and green line routes as drivers strike on Thursday.

# strike - Saturday 12 March, 2016

Holding Luas strikes on such important days will cost other workers dearly

Unions need to realise it’s not 1913 anymore. There are laws and institutions to protect workers now, writes Aaron McKenna.

# strike - Friday 11 March, 2016

St Patrick’s Day bus service to counter Luas strike described as “scab labour”

The buses will operate between park and ride stops and the city centre.

# strike - Tuesday 8 March, 2016

Primary school teachers haven’t had promotions for eight years

Members of the INTO have voted in favour of industrial action.

# strike - Wednesday 2 March, 2016

Luas drivers will strike on Easter Sunday and Monday

It comes in addition to St Patrick’s Day.

Dart drivers are also set to strike

It comes after Luas drivers announced that they are set to strike on Easter Sunday and Monday.

# strike - Friday 26 February, 2016

Dublin Cadbury workers ‘left with no option’ but to strike indefinitely

The dispute centres on a Labour Court recommendation to outsource 17 jobs at the company’s Coolock plant.

# strike - Thursday 25 February, 2016

Striking 999 operators ‘cannot make promises’ about protecting services, employer says

Over 80% of union members at the call centres balloted in favour of industrial action earlier this month.

# strike - Wednesday 24 February, 2016

999 call centre company insists it will be business as usual tomorrow, despite workers’ strike

Workers at the BT / Conduit’s Navan call-centre are to go on strike for 12 hours tomorrow.

# strike - Friday 19 February, 2016

Luas drivers accused of ‘putting a gun to the head’ of Workplace Relations Commission

The fourth day of strike action is taking place today, with widespread disruption for commuters across Dublin.

# strike - Wednesday 17 February, 2016

Luas workers to have wages deducted for every day of strike action

Siptu members are also set to lose staff bonuses as a result of the industrial action.

# strike - Thursday 4 February, 2016

Two Algerian men arrested over suspected Islamic State plot in Berlin

They are suspected of having links to the jihadist group.

# strike - Sunday 31 January, 2016

Why can’t this guy just get angry and sort out the Luas strike?

Paschal Donohoe has been criticised for his hands-off approach to the various public transport disputes.

# strike - Wednesday 13 January, 2016

Luas drivers are going on strike for four days

Twice for 48 hours.

# strike - Tuesday 12 January, 2016

Lecturers at the country’s institutes of technology are going on strike

The strike day will take place next month.

# strike - Tuesday 5 January, 2016

Varadkar to nurses: Planned strike will compromise patient safety

The INMO strike will see rolling two hour stoppages at emergency departments on 14 January.

# strike - Monday 14 December, 2015

Nurses strike called off as last-minute talks lead to new staffing proposals

INMO members will be balloted on a new set of proposals.

# strike - Thursday 26 November, 2015

Overcrowding crisis: ‘Extremely concerned’ nurses say the Mater should go off-call

45 patients were waiting on trolleys in the A&E this morning, according to the nursing union the INMO.

# strike - Tuesday 24 November, 2015

“The most patient group of public servants ever known to mankind”

Strike action is set to take place on 15 December.

Enda to Micheál: ‘You ran like a scalded cat, as fast as your legs could carry you’

The Taoiseach accused former health minister Micheál Martin of doubling health spend without achieving any results.

# strike - Friday 20 November, 2015

Another Irish Water row: Workers may go on strike over job cuts

Workers are concerned about the planned reduction of frontline staff numbers.

# strike - Wednesday 18 November, 2015

Teachers to be balloted for industrial action over pay, working conditions

The TUI said fresh pay restoration legislation ignores its members’ rejection of the Lansdowne Road Agreement.

# strike - Friday 6 November, 2015

People had very mixed feelings about the rail strike being called off

Trains ran as normal – just with fewer people on them…

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