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#Dunnes Stores

# dunnes-stores - Sunday 24 May, 2015

Here's everything you need to know about business this week

Everyone was talking about Chinese beer, a Dunnes Stores shock and Stripe’s billions.

# dunnes-stores - Friday 22 May, 2015

Dunnes Stores closure may be linked to dispute over carpark door

Staff were told the shop was closing at the end of their shift yesterday.

# dunnes-stores - Tuesday 19 May, 2015

Dunnes workers remember their 2 years and 9 months protesting apartheid

“There were times on the picket line when we felt so down, that we just wanted to walk away from it, but we would never have gone back in…”

# dunnes-stores - Tuesday 12 May, 2015

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.

# dunnes-stores - Monday 27 April, 2015

Dunnes Stores workers vote for a national protest march in June

This will be preceded by a series of local protests and actions yet to be announced.

# dunnes-stores - Thursday 16 April, 2015

Zero-hour contracts: What companies use them and what's being done about it?

JD Wetherspoon’s has admitted to using the contracts in Ireland.

# dunnes-stores - Monday 13 April, 2015

Dunnes staff will "escalate" their campaign

The union is preparing a dossier of of incidents of victimisation and intimidation.

The king is dead - Tesco is no longer the number one supermarket in Ireland

After months of threatening to do so, Super Valu has finally knocked the UK grocery giant from its perch.

# dunnes-stores - Sunday 12 April, 2015

Mandate compiling dossier of "incidents of victimisation and intimidation" at Dunnes Stores

The disputes committee of the trade union will meet again tomorrow.

# dunnes-stores - Wednesday 8 April, 2015

Thursday: Dunnes Stores strike... Friday: Dunnes Stores dismissals

The retailer has escalated the hardline nature of its employee relations by apparently letting some striking staff go in the wake of the workers’ action on 2 April.

# dunnes-stores - Sunday 5 April, 2015

Here's everything you need to know about business this week

Everyone was talking about Dunnes strikes, a big plan for Longford and a Celtic Tiger phoenix.

# dunnes-stores - Saturday 4 April, 2015

How many Dunnes workers went on strike? It’s the week in numbers

Plus: How many information inquests did the Irish government make to Snapchat?

While there's a limit to what employers should provide for workers, I wish Dunnes strikers the very best

A friend of mine wondered what a capitalist like me was doing expressing support for striking workers, but all’s fair in my view.

# dunnes-stores - Thursday 2 April, 2015

Today’s top stories in 6 seconds

All the day’s news? You’ll find it here.

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”.

Poll: Would you shop in Dunnes today? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you shop in Dunnes today?

Or would you avoid the shops in support of the workers?

# dunnes-stores - Tuesday 17 March, 2015

Dunnes recalls travel plug over risk of electrical shock

Check your bags, folks.

# dunnes-stores - Tuesday 10 March, 2015

Dunnes Stores staff to strike on Holy Thursday

Mandate Trade Union says the strike has the potential to escalate further.

# dunnes-stores - Friday 6 March, 2015

Staff at Dunnes Stores set to strike over work and pay conditions

Two thirds of Mandate Trade Union workers voted in favour of the industrial action.

# dunnes-stores - Monday 2 March, 2015

Man says Claudia Schiffer is a liar, Astras DO break down

A model mechanic she aint.

# dunnes-stores - Saturday 31 January, 2015

Do we really live on a 'treasure island' for the big supermarket chains?

The major players really don’t want to say how much money they’re making from you.

# dunnes-stores - Wednesday 28 January, 2015

Tesco, SuperValu, and Boots stores slapped on the wrist for overcharging

Two other businesses received convictions relating to the sale of cars.

# dunnes-stores - Thursday 15 January, 2015

Thousands of Dunnes staff are only one step away from mass strikes

Their union says workers are being denied a basic standard of living.

# dunnes-stores - Monday 22 December, 2014

Who won the trolley wars in the run-up to Christmas? You did

Competitive pricing has led to a reduction in price inflation.

# dunnes-stores - 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.

# dunnes-stores - Monday 15 December, 2014

'Pink tax' on products aimed at women should be boycotted - Senator

Labour’s Lorraine Higgins says it’s an example of “gender price discrimination”.

# dunnes-stores - Monday 1 December, 2014

Strikes for Dunnes staff could be 'unavoidable' after the company's Labour Court snub

The company has said there was “no purpose” to meeting with its workers.

# dunnes-stores - Monday 24 November, 2014

Competition is the hottest it has ever been for Ireland's top supermarket slot

Three chains are within a few percentage points of being crowned market leader.

# dunnes-stores - Wednesday 22 October, 2014

30 years on: A Dunnes Stores worker 'changed the face of the anti-apartheid movement'

The eleven workers who went on strike attended the funeral of Nelson Mandela last year.

# dunnes-stores - Monday 25 August, 2014

Dunnes Stores workers' case set for the Labour Court

This comes after continued refusal from the retailer to engage with trade union representatives.

# dunnes-stores - Tuesday 5 August, 2014

Dunnes Stores' recovery continues with another month of increased footfall

There’s also (more) good news for Lidl and Aldi, and (more) bad news for Tesco.

# dunnes-stores - Saturday 19 July, 2014

This day 30 years ago the Dunnes Stores anti-apartheid strike began

The strike lasted almost three years and Nelson Mandela later told the small group of workers that their stand had helped him to keep going during his time in prison.

# dunnes-stores - Tuesday 8 July, 2014

Dunnes Stores workers receive pay boost

Employees receive a wage increase, but disputes about temporary contracts and representation remain an issue

# dunnes-stores - Monday 7 July, 2014

We're buying more groceries, but which supermarkets are winning?

One retailer gained 87,000 new shoppers in the last quarter.

# dunnes-stores - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

From The Daily Edge The mystery of the Dunnes Stores bags spotted all over Russia Better Value

# dunnes-stores - Thursday 19 June, 2014

Dunnes-v-Karen Millen goes to Europe, the result isn't good for the Irish store

It’s a dispute over a woman’s top and shirt.

# dunnes-stores - Monday 9 June, 2014

More and more people are shopping with Aldi and Lidl as Tesco loses out

Tesco’s top position is under threat from Dunnes and SuperValu.

# dunnes-stores - Friday 23 May, 2014

Mandate writes to Dunnes Stores owners over worker issues

The trade union says the company didn’t reply to a recent letter it sent it.

# dunnes-stores - Friday 2 May, 2014

"Brown envelopes, money and Ben Dunne...it’s about the worst ingredients if you want to win a seat"

Ben Dunne says politicians never ask him for money.

# dunnes-stores - Monday 28 April, 2014

Union hits out at Dunnes over workers' contracts lower than 15 hours per week

Mandate launched the ‘Decency for Dunnes Workers Campaign at the unions Biennial Delegate Conference in Killarney.