Advertisement
#Open journalism No news is bad news

Your contributions will help us continue to deliver the stories that are important to you

Support The Journal
Dublin: 11°C Tuesday 19 January 2021

#ballot

# ballot - Friday 4 September, 2020

Mandate says Debenhams deal close after months of protests while liquidator says 'progress being made'
# Debenhams
# Debenhams

Mandate says Debenhams deal close after months of protests while liquidator says 'progress being made'

Sep 4th 2020, 3:52 PM 12,556 Views 11 Comments

Debenhams workers have been protesting for a number of months for a fair redundancy settlement.

# ballot - Monday 22 June, 2020

Aer Lingus workers reject proposals on working conditions
# Forsa
# Forsa

Aer Lingus workers reject proposals on working conditions

Jun 22nd 2020, 5:36 PM 35,362 Views 41 Comments

Trade union Fórsa criticised the approach taken by Aer Lingus.

# ballot - Wednesday 20 November, 2019

Siptu announces it is to ballot its Virgin Media members over industrial action
# Virgin Media
# Virgin Media

Siptu announces it is to ballot its Virgin Media members over industrial action

Nov 20th 2019, 6:49 PM 10,337 Views 21 Comments

The action may include striking.

# ballot - Thursday 7 November, 2019

Doctors to vote on taking industrial action over pay for consultants
# IMO
# IMO

Doctors to vote on taking industrial action over pay for consultants

Nov 7th 2019, 8:04 AM 14,054 Views 93 Comments

“This vote emphasises the frustration and anger that consultants and NCHDs face.”

# ballot - Friday 6 September, 2019

Speed camera operators vote to go on strike
# Go Safe
# Go Safe

Speed camera operators vote to go on strike

Sep 6th 2019, 9:14 PM 42,571 Views 75 Comments

Trade union Siptu said members employed by GoSafe overwhelmingly backed striking today.

# ballot - Tuesday 13 August, 2019

Trade union Fórsa agrees to attend mediation talks over Ryanair pilots' dispute
# Ryanair
# Ryanair

Trade union Fórsa agrees to attend mediation talks over Ryanair pilots' dispute

Aug 13th 2019, 5:17 PM 9,662 Views 10 Comments

Ryanair pilots in Ireland voted in favour of industrial action last Friday.

# ballot - Friday 9 August, 2019

Ryanair pilots in Ireland vote in favour of industrial action
# Ryanair
# Ryanair

Ryanair pilots in Ireland vote in favour of industrial action

Aug 9th 2019, 12:36 PM 31,183 Views 53 Comments

Of the directly employed Ryanair pilots based in Ireland, 94% backed striking.

# ballot - Wednesday 13 February, 2019

INMO recommends members accept Labour Court recommendations
# NURSING DISPUTE
# NURSING DISPUTE

INMO recommends members accept Labour Court recommendations

Feb 13th 2019, 5:52 PM 14,550 Views 63 Comments

A ballot of INMO members will be held between 11 and 25 March.

# ballot - Tuesday 30 October, 2018

INTO rejects government's pay proposals for teachers recruited since 2011
# Teachers Pay
# Teachers Pay

INTO rejects government's pay proposals for teachers recruited since 2011

Oct 30th 2018, 9:59 PM 15,501 Views 64 Comments

Members of the union will now be balloted on industrial action.

# ballot - Tuesday 3 July, 2018

Ryanair pilots in Ireland to strike on Thursday 12 July
# Ryanair
# Ryanair

Ryanair pilots in Ireland to strike on Thursday 12 July

Updated Jul 3rd 2018, 5:31 PM 125,342 Views 96 Comments

Ryanair said it was “disappointed” by the strike action and called it “unnecessary”.

# ballot - Tuesday 12 September, 2017

Australia is voting on same-sex marriage - but it's not as straightforward as our referendum
# Explainer
# Explainer

Australia is voting on same-sex marriage - but it's not as straightforward as our referendum

Sep 12th 2017, 10:32 AM 21,433 Views 98 Comments

There’s support for a change – but the process begins with a non-binding postal vote.

# ballot - Monday 22 May, 2017

Largest Bus Éireann union votes to accept Labour Court recommendations
# Ballot
# Ballot

Largest Bus Éireann union votes to accept Labour Court recommendations

May 22nd 2017, 1:27 PM 9,014 Views 23 Comments

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

# ballot - Friday 31 March, 2017

School bus drivers to be asked if they want to join strike action
# Bus Eireann
# Bus Eireann

School bus drivers to be asked if they want to join strike action

Mar 31st 2017, 4:25 PM 16,455 Views 118 Comments

Bus Éireann workers have been striking for eight days now – but school services hadn’t been affected.

# ballot - Tuesday 21 February, 2017

Four Tesco stores vote to join strike, six vote against
# TESCO STRIKE
# TESCO STRIKE

Four Tesco stores vote to join strike, six vote against

Feb 21st 2017, 11:41 AM 27,602 Views 90 Comments

From Monday, 20 stores will be subject to industrial action.

# ballot - Tuesday 31 January, 2017

Bus Éireann Unite members vote unanimously to strike
# Transport
# Transport

Bus Éireann Unite members vote unanimously to strike

Jan 31st 2017, 7:27 PM 10,937 Views 62 Comments

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

# ballot - Friday 13 January, 2017

Dublin Fire Brigade to be balloted on strike action
# Lack Of Ambulances
# Lack Of Ambulances

Dublin Fire Brigade to be balloted on strike action

Jan 13th 2017, 4:59 PM 9,371 Views 36 Comments

Siptu says a lack of ambulances means firefighters are overworked and under-resourced.

# ballot - Wednesday 28 December, 2016

Health Minister: 'I don't believe the threat of industrial action helps anyone'
# Trouble Ahead
# Trouble Ahead

Health Minister: 'I don't believe the threat of industrial action helps anyone'

Dec 28th 2016, 2:07 PM 8,205 Views 25 Comments

Siptu has announced a ballot of more than 25,000 support staff.

# ballot - Tuesday 27 September, 2016

Gardaí vote overwhelmingly in favour of industrial action over pay
# Dispute
# Dispute

Gardaí vote overwhelmingly in favour of industrial action over pay

Sep 27th 2016, 11:58 AM 18,971 Views 117 Comments

The ballot results were announced this morning.

# ballot - Wednesday 11 May, 2016

We've been promised four referendums - but not one on abortion
# To The Voting Booths
# To The Voting Booths

We've been promised four referendums - but not one on abortion

May 11th 2016, 8:29 PM 27,124 Views 217 Comments

Instead, a ‘Citizens’ Assembly’ will be able to make recommendations to the Dáil on issues like the Eighth Amendment.

# ballot - Monday 11 January, 2016

Robbie Keane did NOT vote for Lionel Messi to win this year's Ballon d'Or
# Ballot
From The42
# Ballot

Robbie Keane did NOT vote for Lionel Messi to win this year's Ballon d'Or

Jan 11th 2016, 8:22 PM 15,743 Views 11 Comments

Meanwhile, Irish manager Martin O’Neill nominated Eden Hazard as one of his picks.

# ballot - Friday 22 May, 2015

People are coming #HomeToVote and it's making Ireland fierce emotional
# Planes Trains Automobiles
# Planes Trains Automobiles

People are coming #HomeToVote and it's making Ireland fierce emotional

May 22nd 2015, 6:00 PM 35,982 Views 210 Comments

Chopping a giant onion here, sorry.

# ballot - Thursday 12 March, 2015

'Irish prisons run smoothly on the goodwill of staff - that will end'
# Strike
# Strike

'Irish prisons run smoothly on the goodwill of staff - that will end'

Mar 12th 2015, 10:31 AM 8,386 Views 42 Comments

Voluntary duties are to be withdrawn from prison officers under industrial action voted on yesterday.

# ballot - Monday 29 December, 2014

Snap elections to be held after Greece fails to elect a president
# Ballot
# Ballot

Snap elections to be held after Greece fails to elect a president

Dec 29th 2014, 11:51 AM 4,794 Views 20 Comments

Stavros Dimas received votes 168 today from parliament’s 300 seats — short of the 180 votes needed to win.

# ballot - Saturday 13 December, 2014

'We're ready': Fianna Fáil selects two familiar faces to run in the next general election
# Ballot
# Ballot

'We're ready': Fianna Fáil selects two familiar faces to run in the next general election

Dec 13th 2014, 1:06 PM 13,917 Views 76 Comments

Party leader Micheál Martin and finance spokesperson, Michael McGrath, were nominated in Cork South Central.

# ballot - Sunday 30 November, 2014

Union insists no plans for Christmas strike as Aer Lingus cabin crew vote on action
# Christmas
# Christmas

Union insists no plans for Christmas strike as Aer Lingus cabin crew vote on action

Nov 30th 2014, 3:39 PM 8,256 Views 20 Comments

Impact has issued a new ballot on industrial action following legal advice.

# ballot - Sunday 26 October, 2014

Ukrainian voters head to the polls in snap elections for a new parliament
# Ballot
# Ballot

Ukrainian voters head to the polls in snap elections for a new parliament

Oct 26th 2014, 7:17 AM 4,884 Views 26 Comments

Iti’s expected the egislature filled with reformers and nationalists backing President Petro Poroshenko’s drive to bring Ukraine closer to the West.

# ballot - Friday 10 October, 2014

Staff in six of Dublin's major hospitals vote for strike action
# Ballot
# Ballot

Staff in six of Dublin's major hospitals vote for strike action

Oct 10th 2014, 12:33 PM 8,188 Views 17 Comments

The pay and roster dispute involves hospital porters, catering operatives, laboratory assistants and CSSD Technicians.

# ballot - Monday 7 July, 2014

Irish Rail staff could strike over proposed pay cuts
# Choo Choo Flu
# Choo Choo Flu

Irish Rail staff could strike over proposed pay cuts

Jul 7th 2014, 9:55 AM 5,899 Views 12 Comments

Members of the National Bus and Railworkers’ Union are waiting to see if Irish Rail will proceed with proposed pay cuts.

# ballot - Sunday 6 July, 2014

Irish Rail staff to have their say on proposed cuts
# Ballot
# Ballot

Irish Rail staff to have their say on proposed cuts

Jul 6th 2014, 1:09 PM 8,033 Views 34 Comments

The result of a SIPTU ballot is expected to be known on 11 July.

# ballot - Friday 20 June, 2014

Hospital workers ballot in support of industrial ballot, but might not affect services
# Impact
# Impact

Hospital workers ballot in support of industrial ballot, but might not affect services

Jun 20th 2014, 7:41 PM 6,992 Views 7 Comments

The action involves five hospitals in the Limerick group.

# ballot - Monday 16 June, 2014

SIPTU members at Irish Rail to vote on new proposals
# Ballot
# Ballot

SIPTU members at Irish Rail to vote on new proposals

Jun 16th 2014, 4:44 PM 4,515 Views 23 Comments

The ballot will start on Thursday and will be counted next month.

# ballot - Thursday 12 June, 2014

Ballot papers unchanged since 1963 need to be 'modernised'
# What's The Question?
# What's The Question?

Ballot papers unchanged since 1963 need to be 'modernised'

Jun 12th 2014, 12:42 PM 3,393 Views 14 Comments

The format of referendum ballot papers has remained largely unchanged for over 50 years.

# ballot - Wednesday 4 June, 2014

Irish Rail workers vote for industrial action but don't want to strike
# Going Nowhere
# Going Nowhere

Irish Rail workers vote for industrial action but don't want to strike

Jun 4th 2014, 7:08 PM 8,238 Views 28 Comments

SIPTU said industrial action will only happen if changes to pay and conditions are implemented without agreement.

# ballot - Monday 26 May, 2014

"We have to be more sensitive, obviously" --- Phil Hogan's response to Election 2014
# Big Phil
# Big Phil

"We have to be more sensitive, obviously" --- Phil Hogan's response to Election 2014

May 26th 2014, 11:46 AM 8,285 Views 85 Comments

The Environment Minister acknowledged that “people are hurting” but said that after three years of tough decisions “you expect people not to be rewarding you for that”.

# ballot - Thursday 22 May, 2014

Selfies in the polling booth are a bad idea, says Department
# Selfless Acts
# Selfless Acts

Selfies in the polling booth are a bad idea, says Department

May 22nd 2014, 11:40 AM 14,987 Views 20 Comments

Consider yourselves warned… Yes, that includes you, Taoiseach.

# ballot - Wednesday 21 May, 2014

SIPTU to vote on strike action at Irish Rail
# Pay Cuts
# Pay Cuts

SIPTU to vote on strike action at Irish Rail

May 21st 2014, 4:22 PM 7,503 Views 36 Comments

Irish Rail said that the failure to implement cost saving measures will result in redundancies and the closure of some lines.

# ballot - Sunday 9 March, 2014

SF Ireland South candidate: "We have to put up with the fact that we're part of Europe"
# Liadh Ní Riada
# Liadh Ní Riada

SF Ireland South candidate: "We have to put up with the fact that we're part of Europe"

Mar 9th 2014, 10:30 AM 11,445 Views 91 Comments

Liadh Ní Riada says she’s determined to work within the structures of the EU to help Ireland access further funds for job creation.

# ballot - Tuesday 25 February, 2014

Three years on, here are the most memorable images of the 2011 election campaign
# Retrospective
# Retrospective

Three years on, here are the most memorable images of the 2011 election campaign

Feb 25th 2014, 9:25 AM 13,691 Views 44 Comments

This time three years ago Ireland was in the middle of one of the most dramatic general elections the country has ever seen. Remember all these memorable moments from the campaign?

# ballot - Tuesday 21 January, 2014

4.5 days: The amount of training English teachers will get for junior cycle reform
# Junior Cycle Student Award
# Junior Cycle Student Award

4.5 days: The amount of training English teachers will get for junior cycle reform

Jan 21st 2014, 4:11 PM 8,356 Views 48 Comments

Education Minister Ruairí Quinn said he “would’ve loved” if the working group on junior certificate reform could have met last year but ASTI made that impossible.

# ballot - Sunday 19 January, 2014

Quinn prepared to have Dept officials meet with concerned teachers
# Junior Cycle Student Award
# Junior Cycle Student Award

Quinn prepared to have Dept officials meet with concerned teachers

Jan 19th 2014, 2:38 PM 6,408 Views 55 Comments

Teachers have expressed their concern about the implementation of the new Junior Cycle Student Award, which will replace the Junior Cert.

1 2 3