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# strike - Today’s News

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# 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…

# strike - Friday 23 October, 2015

The train strike is over… but another one is on the way

All rail services – DART, Commuter and Intercity – were affected. Trains are now getting back to normal.

The 9 at 9: Friday

Here’s everything you need to know this Friday morning.

# strike - Wednesday 21 October, 2015

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Here’s everything you need to know this morning.

# strike - Friday 9 October, 2015

Next stop, peace? Talks to end rush hour train strikes happen next week

The first strike is scheduled for the Friday of the bank holiday weekend, between 6 and 9am.

# strike - Wednesday 7 October, 2015

Nurses threaten strike action as Galway mental health staff refuse to work over safety concerns

The INMO’s announcement comes on foot of an incident at the mental health unit of University Hospital Galway on Friday.

# strike - Monday 5 October, 2015

If you’re due a social welfare cheque in the post this week, it may not come

The CWU says 40% of mail is sorted manually and there is no need for a total suspension of the service.

# strike - Thursday 6 August, 2015

Pictures: London’s having another 24-hour Tube strike (and it doesn’t look at all fun)

It’s not quite chaos, but it’s not fun either.

# strike - Thursday 9 July, 2015

This is what London looks like during a 24-hour transport strike

Not fun for some – but it did provide some great views for others.

# strike - Monday 15 June, 2015

Italy’s World Cup squad has gone on strike over tournament bonuses

Training did not take place this morning in Villabassa after the disagreement.

# strike - Monday 8 June, 2015

Travelling to Spain this week? We may have bad news for you…

There are four air traffic strikes planned in the coming days.

# strike - Wednesday 27 May, 2015

Heading to Spain on holiday? You might want to re-check your dates…

… because there’s a Spanish Air Traffic Controllers’ strike on the way.

# strike - Tuesday 26 May, 2015

After 36 assaults, staff at Galway psychiatric unit start industrial action

It follows an unscheduled action by staff – who walked off the job last month.

# strike - Saturday 23 May, 2015

Dunnes Stores workers in Gorey are planning on going to work this weekend

Staff were told on Thursday evening that the store would be closed until further notice.

# strike - Friday 22 May, 2015

The Eiffel Tower has been shut down because of pickpockets

Staff have staged a walk-out.

# strike - Tuesday 12 May, 2015

From Business ETC Dunnes Stores agrees to pay rise but workers say that’s not good enough Nice Try

Dunnes Stores agrees to pay rise but workers say that’s not good enough

The big sticking point is the fact that three quarters of staff are on part-time flexible contracts.

# strike - Monday 11 May, 2015

From Business ETC The Dunnes Stores strike hasn’t stopped people shopping there Picket

The Dunnes Stores strike hasn’t stopped people shopping there

Sales have dipped recently, but they dipped more last year.

# strike - Tuesday 5 May, 2015

From Business ETC Germany has no cash and no trains No Trains Go

Germany has no cash and no trains

Industrial action is causing headaches for the German public.

# strike - Saturday 2 May, 2015

The 5 at 5: Saturday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# strike - Friday 1 May, 2015

There are no buses today – here’s how to get where you’re going

Getting around today is a bit trickier than usual, but it can be done.

The 5 at 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# strike - Thursday 30 April, 2015

Bus Eireann and Dublin Bus want to sue unions over strike losses

The bus strike starts tomorrow.

Will private cars be able to use the empty bus lanes tomorrow?

If you’re planning a commute in a car tomorrow morning, it might not be any easier than normal.

Getting a taxi today? It’ll cost you more than usual

The fare hike comes just one day a head of strike action by bus drivers.

# strike - Monday 27 April, 2015

Dunnes Stores workers vote for a national protest march in June

This will be preceded by a series of local protests and actions yet to be announced.

# strike - Monday 20 April, 2015

The 5 at 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Use the bus? Get ready for seven days of strike next month

Paschal Donohoe said it is disappointing workers have voted in favour of strikes that will cause “considerable disruption” across the country.

# strike - Monday 13 April, 2015

From Business ETC Dunnes staff will “escalate” their campaign Dismissals

Dunnes staff will “escalate” their campaign

The union is preparing a dossier of of incidents of victimisation and intimidation.

# strike - Wednesday 8 April, 2015

Thursday: Dunnes Stores strike… Friday: Dunnes Stores dismissals

The retailer has escalated the hardline nature of its employee relations by apparently letting some striking staff go in the wake of the workers’ action on 2 April.

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