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# strike - Wednesday 18 January, 2017

Bus Éireann workers reject latest plan as two unions threaten strike action

SIPTU has called the latest plan presented to workers as “horrendous and totally unacceptable”.

# strike - Friday 13 January, 2017

Dublin Fire Brigade to be balloted on strike action

Siptu says a lack of ambulances means firefighters are overworked and under-resourced.

# strike - Monday 9 January, 2017

As hospitals recover from record-high trolley crisis, staff are considering a strike

Hospital staff are being asked whether they wish to strike over payments and career progression measures.

Tube strike causes major disruption for millions of passengers in London

Almost all stations in the city centre shut and services were cancelled in a dispute over jobs and ticket office closures.

# strike - Thursday 29 December, 2016

The gap between private pensions and public pensions has the government worried

Enda Kenny said Minister Paschal Donohoe will not deal with its strategy for public pay until the Public Pay Commission sends its report.

'Privatise the bloody service': The complaints sent to Shane Ross during the Dublin Bus strike

People urged the transport minister to intervene, saying the strike was having a negative impact on their lives.

# strike - Wednesday 28 December, 2016

Health Minister: 'I don't believe the threat of industrial action helps anyone'

Siptu has announced a ballot of more than 25,000 support staff.

# strike - Thursday 15 December, 2016

"We've had enough": Nurses have voted overwhelmingly in favour of industrial action

The industrial action – including one-day stoppages – will begin in February.

# strike - Wednesday 23 November, 2016

Flights to and from Dublin cancelled after Lufthansa pilots strike

It is Lufthansa’s 14th strike since April 2014.

# strike - Monday 21 November, 2016

From The42 'This is history-making' - US women's national team consider striking over fight for equal pay Level Playing Field

'This is history-making' - US women's national team consider striking over fight for equal pay

The current world champions are seeking to be on a par with their male counterparts.

# strike - Sunday 20 November, 2016

How do wages of gardaí, nurses and teachers measure up to six years ago?

This year has already seen industrial unrest among doctors, nurses, teachers and gardaí.

# strike - Thursday 17 November, 2016

SIPTU has authorised its 60,000 members to ballot on industrial and strike action

The president of SIPTU said it was “honouring its commitment” to its members.

Up to 40 pilots at Dublin Airport are going on strike from next week

Irish airline CityJet flies to several European cities, including London, Paris and Florence.

# strike - Monday 14 November, 2016

Updated: Health Minister will engage with IMO as junior doctors vote on industrial action

The ongoing dispute centres on the restoration of an agreed €3000 “living-out” allowance.

CityJet pilots vote for strike and warn they will ground airline before Christmas

However, the Dublin-based company has said that there will be no disruption to flights.

# strike - Friday 11 November, 2016

Pressure increases on government as unions set a six-day deadline

Union groups Siptu and ICTU have said that the Lansdowne Road agreement is no longer relevant after the garda pay deal.

# strike - Thursday 10 November, 2016

SIPTU threatens to ballot all 60,000 members unless Government sits down for pay talks

SIPTU said the Government has one week to issue an invitation for talks or else their members will be balloted.

# strike - Tuesday 8 November, 2016

Government says it 'can only spend each euro once' as nurses to ballot for industrial action

Members reported extreme anger from nurses and midwives in the front line which sparked an appetite for industrial action.

Around 500 secondary schools closed today as teachers strike

The strike centres on pay for newly-qualified teachers.

# strike - Monday 7 November, 2016

'It beggars belief the ASTI would decide to close schools indefinitely'

ASTI members are withdrawing from certain duties.

# strike - Sunday 6 November, 2016

Bertie Ahern is "iffy" about how the Garda dispute was resolved

The former Taoiseach isn’t sure if gardaí should have access to industrial relations mechanisms.

Opinion: We need a strike at 4.27pm this Friday for women’s pay

Ireland’s pay gap between men and women is 14% – but can we do something about it, asks Julien Mercille.

# strike - Saturday 5 November, 2016

Trouble and strike: Junior doctors are the latest group to threaten strike action

It’s part of a dispute over a ‘living out allowance’.

# strike - Friday 4 November, 2016

Talks scheduled for tomorrow to avert large-scale teacher strikes

Teachers represented by the ASTI union will stop performing supervisory or substitution duties from Monday

Poll: Was the GRA right to call off the Garda strike? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Was the GRA right to call off the Garda strike?

The GRA last night voted to defer today’s strike action by the slimmest of margins.

# strike - Thursday 3 November, 2016

GRA leaders in last-minute talks as Labour Court issues recommendation

Last-ditch efforts to avoid a strike by Garda members tomorrow are continuing tonight.

"Hero" gardaí rescue child from sixth floor apartment as witness Senator calls for their pay to be hiked

The ladder rescue happened on the Dock Road, Limerick, this morning.

# strike - Wednesday 2 November, 2016

Dublin fire crews express solidarity with their 'brothers in blue'

A number of stations have expressed their support for gardaí through unofficial Facebook pages.

Opinion: Ireland has no real plan to deal with the law and order vacuum we're facing on Friday

The garda strike poses risks to ordinary citizens and businesses, as well as to Ireland’s reputation, writes Tom Clonan.

# strike - Tuesday 1 November, 2016

Garda Commissioner orders gardaí to work on strike day, calling it 'unprecedented' and 'gravely damaging'

It is unclear what action will be taken if gardaí ignore the directive.

# strike - Saturday 29 October, 2016

The 9 at 9: Saturday

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

# strike - Friday 28 October, 2016

Getting there? Mid-ranking gardaí to join with GRA and Government in using state negotiators

12,500 gardaí are set to strike next Friday unless a solution can be found to the ongoing dispute.

# strike - Thursday 27 October, 2016

ASTI is "a long way away" from temporarily suspending teachers strike

Today marked the first day of strike action for teachers across the country, with over 500 schools closed.

Over 500 schools to close today kicking off a season of strikes

Teachers are not the only group set to strike over the coming weeks.

# strike - Saturday 22 October, 2016

'The solidarity was magnificent': The 1961 revolt that finally gave gardaí a voice

Known as the Macushla Revolt, a meeting to protest an unfair pay deal led to the dismissal of 11 gardaí.

# strike - Wednesday 19 October, 2016

Poll: Are you concerned about the Garda strike? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you concerned about the Garda strike?

Will it be a field day for criminals?

# strike - Monday 17 October, 2016

Sergeants to discuss strike action at special meeting today

Earlier this month, members of the AGSI officially lodged a 16.5% pay restoration claim.

# strike - Friday 14 October, 2016

Schools will shut for seven days as secondary teachers announce strike action

Schools will shut for seven days as secondary teachers announce strike action

The ASTI have this evening announced the dates of seven strike days.

Seven weeks: That's how long the minister says there is to avoid school closures

Minister for Education Richard Bruton says they’d need seven weeks to put a contingency in place. .

# strike - Thursday 13 October, 2016

Secondary schools face closures as teachers vote for strike action

ASTI members voted overwhelmingly in favour of an industrial action.

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