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#Union

# union - Wednesday 5 September, 2018

Ryanair pilots in Ireland vote unanimously in favour of accepting collective agreement

The announcement was made by the Irish Airline Pilots’ Association, which represents some Ryanair pilots.

# union - Tuesday 4 September, 2018

Primark says staff from store destroyed by fire will be paid next week

The news comes after management met with hundreds of staff from the store.

# union - Wednesday 25 July, 2018

Poll: Do you think it's beneficial to be in a union? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think it's beneficial to be in a union?

According to trade union organiser Paul Dillon, Ireland has the weakest trade union recognition laws in Western Europe.

# union - Thursday 19 July, 2018

Ryanair to cancel more flights over planned strike action

The airline urged pilots to reconsider plans to strike next Tuesday.

# union - Tuesday 20 February, 2018

From The42 Mary's survive grandstand finale to see off gallant Roscrea in nine-try thriller Union

Mary's survive grandstand finale to see off gallant Roscrea in nine-try thriller

St. Mary’s are into the Leinster Schools Senior Cup semi-finals after a high-octane encounter with the 2016 champions.

# union - Monday 13 November, 2017

Opinion: Do we still need unions?

Under Irish employment law, all workers are equal, whether union or non-union members, writes Jason O’Sullivan.

# union - Wednesday 27 September, 2017

Strike threatened: Rail union warns of possible 'travel chaos' in coming weeks

The NBRU said its members were “furious” with Irish Rail’s refusal to increase staff pay.

# union - 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.

# union - Monday 4 September, 2017

McDonald's staff hold first-ever UK strike over pay and working conditions

Around 40 workers gathered outside two restaurants, before attending a protest outside parliament.

# union - Monday 22 May, 2017

Largest Bus Éireann union votes to accept Labour Court recommendations

Their acceptance means that no further strike action is likely at the service in the near-future.

# union - Friday 21 April, 2017

Teachers' union pass motion asking for review of HPV vaccine scheme

The TUI said that the vote did not mean the vaccine or its effectiveness was being questioned.

# union - Monday 3 April, 2017

NBRU gets legal letter from CIÉ group over wildcat action

Individual strike members have indicated that further ‘wildcat’ action could happen again.

# union - Sunday 2 April, 2017

Fears of more disruption as NBRU may be sued over 'wildcat' strike

The union said it remains focused on helping resolve the Bus Éireann dispute.

# union - Tuesday 28 March, 2017

May and Sturgeon discuss future of UK - 'moronic' Daily Mail headline focuses on their legs

“The 1950s called and asked for the headline back,” said former Labour leader Ed Miliband.

# union - Saturday 25 March, 2017

The EU is 60 this weekend, but it wasn't the first vision of a united Europe

It’s been tried many times before.

# union - Tuesday 14 February, 2017

'We'll be here as long as it takes': Striking Tesco workers say they're in it for the long haul

Strike action began today at eight stores and unions say more will follow.

# union - 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”.

# union - Monday 9 January, 2017

KBC staff 'concerned for their jobs' as bank decides on its future in Ireland

The bank’s management will be deciding how to tackle the Irish market on the 9 February.

# union - Tuesday 20 December, 2016

Irish homecomings back on track as UK baggage handlers call off Christmas strike

Other strikes at British Airways are still scheduled for Christmas Day – but the airline has promised a full flying schedule.

# union - Saturday 19 November, 2016

CityJet's boss says striking pilots' union is 'a pain in my backside'

The Dublin-based airline is locked in a dispute with pilots represented by the Unite.

# union - Wednesday 9 November, 2016

'Talking is always better than walking': Relief this morning as teachers to attend pay talks

The agreement to suspend the action has been welcomed by the government and education bodies.

# union - 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.

# union - Thursday 20 October, 2016

Dunnes Stores workers secure a 3% pay rise

Trade union Mandate said almost 10,000 workers would have their pay back-dated to the beginning of the month.

# union - Saturday 3 September, 2016

'We're prepared to strike': Union to ballot secondary school teachers for industrial action

Teachers will be asked about industrial action and will also vote on whether they want to withdraw from supervision duties.

# union - Thursday 11 August, 2016

From The42 Body to represent UFC fighters launches with support from NFL and MLS peers Union

Body to represent UFC fighters launches with support from NFL and MLS peers

It could potentially be a huge step forward for the welfare of professional mixed martial arts athletes.

# union - Wednesday 25 May, 2016

Tomorrow's Tesco strike has been called off

It was deferred following intervention by the Workplace Relations Commission.

# union - Wednesday 11 May, 2016

'Thatcherite' companies with State contracts won't recognise unions, claims CWU

The Communication Workers Union is meeting in Galway today.

# union - Tuesday 26 January, 2016

Tesco is looking to cut long-term staff's wages in a big way

The supermarket giant is seeking to place all staff of greater than 20 years service on new, vastly-reduced, contracts.

# union - Friday 22 January, 2016

Luas drivers say they're definitely going on strike next month

“The company failed to show any initiative in the effort to find an agreed resolution to the dispute,” the union said.

# union - Thursday 12 November, 2015

Over 1,100 Irish Life workers to picket offices in Dublin and Dundalk

Trade union Unite says the company is trying to break the link between pay and profits and inflation.

# union - Sunday 12 July, 2015

The Lansdowne Road deal: Who's getting what and who's not happy about it

It looks likely the agreement will be accepted though some workers are not at all satisfied with it.

# union - Thursday 4 June, 2015

From The42 Analysis: Bath's polished diamond structure allows creativity to flourish Shape

Analysis: Bath's polished diamond structure allows creativity to flourish

We take a look at one aspect of the attacking quality that brought Mike Ford’s side into the Premiership final.

# union - 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.

# union - Thursday 2 April, 2015

'Everyone needs to get behind Dunnes workers, in the name of common decency'

Thousands of Dunnes Stores employees are out on strike today.

# union - Thursday 22 January, 2015

"It's not a holiday for us ... it will actually cause more work"

Who’ll blink first in the junior cycle row? Not the teachers, by the sounds of it… TheJournal.ie stopped by one city centre picket this morning to take the temperature.

# union - Friday 9 January, 2015

Workers threaten to strike over Roscommon Council's 'bullyboy tactics'

Up to 150 employees are unhappy with measures being implemented by the local authority.

# union - Friday 19 December, 2014

Three-quarters of Dunnes Stores workers are on part-time flexible contracts

This comes from a survey carried out by Mandate Trade Union on worker satisfaction.

# union - Saturday 13 December, 2014

Former Waterford Crystal workers unanimously vote in favour of €178m pension deal

The factory in Waterford closed in 2009.

# union - Tuesday 2 December, 2014

No resolution in sight for striking teachers

The action today has seen 27,000 of the country’s teachers taking industrial action.

# union - Wednesday 8 October, 2014

From The42 Offload king Sonny Bill Williams made his union comeback this morning Sbw

Offload king Sonny Bill Williams made his union comeback this morning

The 29-year-old replaced Connacht-bound Bundee Aki in the second half of Counties Manukau’s ITM Cup clash.

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