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#Strike

# strike - Yesterday’s News

Tesco wants union to end 'reckless' strike as number of striking workers grows to 2,000

The union, however, says it is not stopping after workers in Sligo town voted to join the action.

# strike - Wednesday 22 February, 2017

Tesco: 'This dispute is about our need to compete'

By Monday, 2,000 Tesco workers will be on the picket line, according to the trade union Mandate.

# strike - Friday 17 February, 2017

Firefighters in Dublin have voted to go as far as striking

The issue revolves around what members feel is a lack of ambulance resources.

# strike - Thursday 16 February, 2017

Mandate and Tesco agree to 'without prejudice' talks with a view to ending ongoing strike

The eight Tesco stores affected by the strike are set to be joined by another eight more tomorrow.

Strike4Repeal to stage walkout on 8 March

A number of businesses will also support their staff in walking out.

# strike - Tuesday 14 February, 2017

What on earth is Project Black? And why are Irish unions so worried about it?

Ahead of today’s projected strike in eight stores, Tesco’s controversial Project Black has the unions’ hackles up.

# strike - Thursday 9 February, 2017

Tesco is 'shocked' at unions suggesting that members 'shop with their conscience'

‘Indefinite’ industrial action is due to begin at some Tesco stores from Tuesday 14 February.

Management operating Cheestrings production line during strike at Kerry Group plant

Employees at the plant are currently engaging in their third 24-hour work stoppage.

# strike - Tuesday 7 February, 2017

Tesco workers at nine stores to strike 'indefinitely' from Valentine's Day

Up to 15 stores could be affected by the strike action next week, with more ballots due tonight.

# strike - Thursday 2 February, 2017

Bus Éireann workers to go on all-out strike (and there's no end date)

The dispute will come to a head in three weeks’ time.

# strike - Wednesday 1 February, 2017

Ross urges unions and Bus Éireann to start negotiations with "a blank sheet of paper"

“There is nothing I would like to see more than a satisfactory end to this,” said Minister Shane Ross.

# strike - Tuesday 31 January, 2017

Bus Éireann Unite members vote unanimously to strike

The state-run transport service has announced a range of cost-cutting measures.

From The42 'I feel betrayed by Ranieri' - Leicester City striker vows to never play for them again Unhappy

'I feel betrayed by Ranieri' - Leicester City striker vows to never play for them again

Leonardo Ulloa has threaten to go on strike in order to force a move away from the Premier League champions.

# 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.

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