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# trade-unions - Yesterday’s News

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# trade-unions - Thursday 14 September, 2017

Ryanair fell foul of Europe's top court today - here's what you need to know

The decision may have a big impact on future labour disputes at the airline.

# trade-unions - Thursday 31 August, 2017

Business leaders welcome Macron's labour reforms but trade unions aren't so happy

France’s biggest trade union is planning street protests next month.

# trade-unions - Thursday 8 June, 2017

Public service pay deal is 'fair to workers and taxpayers' - Donohoe

A draft deal to succeed the Lansdowne Road agreement was reached late last night.

# trade-unions - Wednesday 1 March, 2017

Shane Ross: 'People want me to come to the Bus Éireann dispute with money. I have none to offer'

The Transport Minister rejected all calls to intervene in the dispute.

# trade-unions - Friday 27 January, 2017

Unions say they're 'ready for battle' as Bus Éireann announces widespread pay cuts

Strike action now looks inevitable.

# trade-unions - Wednesday 30 March, 2016

Irish Rail postpones its plans for 10-minute Darts

The company said it was due to the “intransigence” of unions.

# trade-unions - Thursday 18 February, 2016

Was Polish anti-Communist hero Lech Walesa secretly a Communist informant?

Shocking new documents suggest the Solidarity icon was a paid informant for the secret police. But Walesa says they’re fake.

# trade-unions - Thursday 18 June, 2015

A LOT more money is donated to the Socialists than Sinn Féin or Fianna Fáil

It could be linked to the anti-water charge movement.

# trade-unions - Thursday 2 April, 2015

As its workers strike over unfair treatment, Dunnes responds with 1-day only online offer

More than half of the company’s employees are on strike over “fair pay” and “a precarious working environment”.

# trade-unions - Tuesday 16 December, 2014

Leo Varadkar thinks our abortion laws are 'too restrictive' Repeal The 8th This post contains videos

Leo Varadkar thinks our abortion laws are 'too restrictive'

The Health Minister had made a landmark speech in the Dáil tonight.

# trade-unions - Saturday 23 August, 2014

# trade-unions - Saturday 17 May, 2014

Gardaí win the right to strike in case against the State

Under the ruling, gardaí can be members of trade unions.

# trade-unions - Friday 16 May, 2014

Workers risk "losing their jobs" because of transphobia and homophobia

BeLonG To and ICTU have joined forces to launch a campaign to help end discrimination and bullying.

# trade-unions - Wednesday 14 May, 2014

New workers’ rights legislation could lead to practices ‘outlawed’ in other countries

However, it has been welcomed by Ibec, who believe it will help Ireland to continue to attract foreign direct investment.

# trade-unions - Thursday 8 May, 2014

1,500 jobseekers are being put on compulsory JobBridge

And will face penalties if they don’t take up their places.

# trade-unions - Thursday 1 May, 2014

Opinion: Recovery can't be built on austerity or even tax breaks – workers need a fair wage

Yes, we need to reject austerity and its offshoots – privatisation, poverty and emigration – but also populist and short-term solutions to long-term challenges.

# trade-unions - Saturday 4 January, 2014

SIPTU: 'Unity on the left could have prevented the bank guarantee'

The General President of the union has also called for more unity on the left to build a ‘New Republic’.

# trade-unions - Saturday 30 November, 2013

Aaron McKenna: Essential utilities like the ESB should be protected from strikes

Without power, our modern society cannot function normally – which is why workers at the ESB ought to be banned from striking and causing a total or partial power failure, writes Aaron McKenna.

# trade-unions - Sunday 27 October, 2013

‘This is more than dollars and cents’: US trade unions bring anti-austerity message to Ireland

Several leaders of large trade unions in the US were in Dublin this week to argue against austerity. They also spoke to TheJournal.ie about the political deadlock in the US.

# trade-unions - Wednesday 23 October, 2013

US trade union leaders in Dublin to talk about 'devastating impacts of austerity'

Dan Kane, from the Teamsters, Terry O’Sullivan (LIUNA), John Hegarty (National Postal Mail Handlers Union), Brent Booker (Building Construction Trades Department) and Ed Smith (Ullico) are all in Dublin for the week.

# trade-unions - Monday 21 October, 2013

From Business ETC ESB hits out at ‘inaccuracies’ in reports about pension scheme ESB

ESB hits out at ‘inaccuracies’ in reports about pension scheme

Reports over the last couple of days suggested the company had changed the nature of the scheme and failed to tell its auditor KPMG about opposition to the changes from unions.

# trade-unions - Saturday 28 September, 2013

Micheál Martin: Social partnership wasn’t equipped for the economic boom

Martin said that there were a number of mistakes made by the Fianna Fáil administration during its 14 years in office.

# trade-unions - Saturday 27 July, 2013

'SIPTU Grassroots Unite' to protest in Dublin today

The group will march to the headquarters of the ICTU in Parnell Square from the Garden of Remembrance today at 2pm.

# trade-unions - Friday 28 June, 2013

Credit Union staff claim management won't engage with their trade union

Management at Kells Credit Union dispute claims by employees – who are picketing the premises today – that it does not recongise the right of workers to join a trade union.

# trade-unions - Thursday 23 May, 2013

Secondary teachers’ unions reject new ‘Haddington Road’ pay deal

The ASTI and TUI say the ‘Haddington Road’ proposals aren’t sufficiently different from Croke Park 2 to change their minds.

SIPTU says workers should accept revised new public pay deal

The country’s biggest trade union says the Haddington Road deal maintains protection against redundancy or a major redeployment.

Here's what's contained in the new 'Haddington Road' public pay deal

‘Croke Park’ is dead, long live ‘Haddington Road’.

# trade-unions - Wednesday 22 May, 2013

INTO says teachers should vote Yes to revised pay deal

The primary teachers’ union says the new proposals are an improvement on the rejected Croke Park 2 deal.

# trade-unions - Tuesday 21 May, 2013

Doctors and teachers reveal details of revised Croke Park 2 plans

The IMO and INTO have both published details of the sector-specific deals tabled at the Labour Relations Commission.

Howlin: 'Public servants have given a huge amount but this is the last ask'

The minister said he was glad the structure was there for a new deal but was “not taking anything for granted in relation to the ballot”.

# trade-unions - Thursday 16 May, 2013

UPDATE: Bus Éireann proposals cut executive pay, restore driver premiums

Additional cash savings of €330,000 are expected to be made from contributions by executives, and directors also face a 20 per cent pay cut.

# trade-unions - Tuesday 14 May, 2013

Dublin Bus and Irish Rail workers consider strike action

Siptu is to ballot its members for industrial action this Thursday.

# trade-unions - Sunday 12 May, 2013

Joan Burton: In everybody’s interest that we get a public sector pay deal

The Minister for Social Protection says she is “hopeful” a deal can be reached with unions ahead of tomorrow’s deadline.

# trade-unions - Tuesday 16 April, 2013

Hayes: People shouldn’t be fooled by union leaders

The Junior Minister said that those arguing for a No vote are “arguing for the unknown”.

# trade-unions - Friday 12 April, 2013

TEEU rejects ‘Croke Park 2′ proposals by two-to-one margin

The union, which represents engineering and electrical workers, is the third to vote against the deal.

# trade-unions - Monday 25 February, 2013

Pat Rabbitte: Ministers and TDs should 'lead by example' and take paycut

A new deal on an extension to the Croke Park Agreement is said to be close to completion following overnight talks.

# trade-unions - Sunday 24 February, 2013

Column: Croke Park talks show there is no ease up on austerity

Trumpeting their success with the promissory note last week, up against the unions this week. We are not out of the woods yet, not by a long shot, writes Kieran Allen.

# trade-unions - Monday 18 February, 2013

'We have no more to give': Over 3,000 attend Frontline services rally

Unions representing prison workers, hospital staff, ambulance workers and Gardaí attend a major rally in Tallaght.

# trade-unions - Saturday 19 January, 2013

From The Daily Edge This is the week's news... skewed Not The News

This is the week's news... skewed

Breaking via The Mire wire: Horse burgers, how politicians ignored on social media may suffer low self-esteem, and the possibility that Lance Armstrong may be telling the truth…

# trade-unions - Monday 14 January, 2013

The 9 at 9: Monday

Good morning. Here are the nine stories you need to know as you start your day.

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