# unions - Today’s News
Tis the season…
# unions - Thursday 21 January, 2016
A prominent gay rights group has branded the move ‘indecent’.
# unions - Friday 20 November, 2015
Workers are concerned about the planned reduction of frontline staff numbers.
# unions - Sunday 12 July, 2015
It looks likely the agreement will be accepted though some workers are not at all satisfied with it.
# unions - Wednesday 1 July, 2015
The airline has launched an online petition against French air traffic control strikes, while the Danish Labour Court has ruled that unions can now strike against them.
# unions - Thursday 21 May, 2015
Staff were told of the move at 6pm this evening.
“Out of the kitchens and into the streets.”
# unions - Thursday 7 May, 2015
Only a nominal number of teachers have taken up the new teacher training.
# unions - Tuesday 21 April, 2015
The action against 10% of bus routes being put out to private tender is set to take place next month.
# unions - Saturday 28 February, 2015
Jan O’Sullivan says she’s pressing ahead with junior cycle reforms, insisting individual teachers “want to get on with it”.
# unions - Monday 16 February, 2015
Politicians, NGOs, academics and others will be invited to attend a two day ‘May Day Conference’.
# unions - Friday 13 February, 2015
Unions have rejected the draft document but say it may form the basis for discussions.
# unions - Saturday 31 January, 2015
# unions - Tuesday 25 November, 2014
The strike’s set to go ahead next Tuesday. And neither side is backing down.
# unions - Friday 21 November, 2014
It depends on what emerges from talks with other unions, they say.
# unions - Wednesday 19 November, 2014
Staff were told yesterday they wouldn’t be getting their performance-pay. But SIPTU says that’s not on.
# unions - Friday 14 November, 2014
The current Junior Cycle reform impasse presents teacher unions with an opportunity to show creative leadership.
# unions - Friday 31 October, 2014
Members are being advised to continue paying the 2014 fee of €100.
# unions - Monday 13 October, 2014
The strike follows a rejection by the government of an across-the-board pay rise for workers.
# unions - Thursday 2 October, 2014
The rise in the fee is related to costs incurred through the implementation of the Nurses and Midwifes’ Act of 2011.
# unions - Wednesday 3 September, 2014
Education Minister Jan O’Sullivan said she wanted agreement on both sides.
# unions - Monday 25 August, 2014
The next 48-hour stoppage starts on the day of the All-Ireland Hurling Final.
# unions - Saturday 23 August, 2014
Start walking, so.
# unions - Friday 25 July, 2014
Around 10% of bus routes will be privatised.
# unions - Friday 11 July, 2014
The company say they are in a “critical financial situation”.
# unions - Thursday 10 July, 2014
Local Government colleagues across England and Wales will join them.
# unions - Monday 16 June, 2014
Several events are taking place today to mark International Justice Day for Cleaners.
# unions - Saturday 14 June, 2014
However, the National Bus and Rail Union said strike action is not yet on the table.
# unions - Friday 13 June, 2014
The small business trade body said that an increase in wages could force many businesses under.
Proposals to cut pay have been modified downward from 20 per cent to 7.5 per cent.
# unions - Wednesday 11 June, 2014
One of the unions involved in Labour Court talks said today that progress had been made and so the two strike days have been deferred.
# unions - Friday 6 June, 2014
# unions - Wednesday 4 June, 2014
SIPTU said industrial action will only happen if changes to pay and conditions are implemented without agreement.
# unions - Tuesday 3 June, 2014
SIPTU has said that the proposed 20 per cent pay cut and 200 jobs losses are unacceptable.
# unions - Friday 30 May, 2014
Workers have been told that there could be even further job losses if they don’t agree to wage slash.
# unions - Friday 23 May, 2014
Gardaí have been called to the Paris Bakery on Moore St.
# unions - Wednesday 14 May, 2014
However, it has been welcomed by Ibec, who believe it will help Ireland to continue to attract foreign direct investment.
# unions - Sunday 11 May, 2014
The union says that plans to privatise the bus network would see their livelihoods ‘decimated’.
# unions - Thursday 8 May, 2014
And will face penalties if they don’t take up their places.
Irish nurses look after between 20 and 60 per cent more patients than their British counterparts.
# unions - Thursday 1 May, 2014
Yes, we need to reject austerity and its offshoots – privatisation, poverty and emigration – but also populist and short-term solutions to long-term challenges.