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#forsa

# forsa - Friday 18 October, 2019

Pilots union seeks High Court order preventing Ryanair from progressing legal action

Ryanair brought proceedings against the union over a planned 48-hour strike last August.

# forsa - Friday 20 September, 2019

Hundreds of school secretaries begin strike action this morning

Secretaries are calling for better pay and conditions from the Department of Education.

# forsa - Monday 9 September, 2019

School secretaries to begin industrial action this month in dispute over pay and working conditions

Most school secretaries are not paid by the Department of Education directly.

# forsa - Tuesday 20 August, 2019

Ryanair strike: Judge to rule on planned stoppage as early as this afternoon

A 48 hour strike is planned from 12am on Thursday morning.

# forsa - Monday 19 August, 2019

Trade union Forsa contests Ryanair's bid to stop planned strike action

Forsa claims that the airline’s response to its detailed pay proposals “was curt and dismissive”.

High Court to hear Ryanair bid to prevent pilots' strike

Their trade union served notice last week of plans for 48 hours of strike action from midnight on 22 August.

# forsa - Friday 16 August, 2019

Ryanair seeks injunction from High Court to prevent pilot strike from going ahead

Pilots are due to strike for 48 hours from 22 August.

# forsa - Tuesday 13 August, 2019

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

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

# forsa - Wednesday 26 June, 2019

It could make people happier and healthier - but would a four-day week work in Ireland?

Proponents say there are a wide range of benefits to the idea – but not everyone is convinced.

# forsa - Thursday 24 January, 2019

Search-and-rescue helicopter pilots industrial action called off to allow for talks

The pilots had planned to take action as a result of a dispute on rostering issues.

# forsa - Wednesday 23 January, 2019

Explainer: Why are Irish Coast Guard search-and-rescue helicopter pilots taking industrial action?

From Thursday, the pilots will engage in a work-to-rule action.

# forsa - Sunday 20 January, 2019

Explainer: Why are some school secretaries on less money than others?

A campaign has begun this year to try to increase school secretaries’ pay – but is it so varied in the first place?

# forsa - Thursday 17 January, 2019

'Signing on the dole embarrases them the most': School secretaries launch campaign for equal pay

Kathleen O’Doherty from Donegal has written to eight Education Ministers about school secretaries’ pay.

# forsa - Friday 7 December, 2018

Aer Lingus CEO apologises to staff for 'hurt and upset' caused by newspaper article

Stephen Kavanagh met with staff and union representatives yesterday evening.

# forsa - Thursday 22 November, 2018

'A four-day work week could lead to greater productivity and wealth'

Fewer working hours could benefit both individuals and the economy, Kevin Callinan writes.

# forsa - Thursday 30 August, 2018

Ryanair cabin crew to be represented by trade union for first time

Fórsa said it’s looking forward to “securing improvements in terms and conditions” for employees.

# forsa - Thursday 23 August, 2018

Union says agreement reached between Ryanair and pilots

It came after a 22-hour negotiating session that concluded this morning, Fórsa said.

# forsa - Thursday 16 August, 2018

Ryanair and pilots fail to reach agreement after marathon 12-hour talks

After five days of strikes, talks between the union and the airline remain at an impasse.

# forsa - Monday 13 August, 2018

'We can't rule out further strikes': Ryanair and union reps meeting today in a bid to avoid further travel chaos

Talks will begin later this morning to try to resolve the long-running Ryanair dispute.

# forsa - Wednesday 8 August, 2018

Hundreds of Ryanair flights cancelled as German and Dutch pilots join strike

The airline said strike action on Friday is “unnecessary”.

# forsa - Thursday 2 August, 2018

Irish Ryanair pilots to hold further one-day strike on Friday 10 August

The airline has called the strike action “irresponsible”.

Ryanair says it will meet union next week 'once no further strikes called'

Ryanair and Fórsa have failed to reach an agreement on their disputes to date.

# forsa - Thursday 26 July, 2018

3,500 customers affected as Ryanair cancels 20 flights ahead of Friday 3 August strike

The airline is set to offer refunds or re-accommodate passengers on other Ryanair flights.

# forsa - Friday 20 July, 2018

Second 24-hour strike by Ryanair pilots under way

Some 100 Ryanair pilots have stopped work today in a dispute over rostering, leave and other working arrangements.

# forsa - Thursday 19 July, 2018

Ryanair to cancel more flights over planned strike action

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

# forsa - Sunday 15 July, 2018

Aer Lingus is facing a union showdown over staff profit-sharing demands

After agreeing pay increases with the airline, staff representatives are pushing for a piece of the pie.

# forsa - Wednesday 11 July, 2018

Ryanair strike going ahead after last-minute talks fail

The airline has cancelled 30 of its 290 flights between Ireland and the UK tomorrow.

# forsa - Friday 6 July, 2018

Ryanair accuses pilot union of having no mandate, demands strike be called off

Ryanair has had a troubled relationship with unions in the past, and only recently recognised unions.

# forsa - Sunday 1 July, 2018

Driving test waiting times drop - but some learners still waiting months

The average wait is nearly 12 weeks but some learners have waited much longer to hear about their test date.

# forsa - Monday 16 April, 2018

Poll: Should civil servants be entitled to time off in order to deal with a marriage breakup? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should civil servants be entitled to time off in order to deal with a marriage breakup?

Currently, civil servants and teachers are entitled to 1.5 days paid leave at the time of a marital breakdown to help deal with legal issues.

# forsa - Friday 13 April, 2018

Learner drivers could soon be waiting more than a year to do their driving test

Law changes increasing the penalties for learner drivers will lead to a surge in demand for driving tests, Fórsa predict.

# forsa - Tuesday 9 January, 2018

Ryanair offers its Dublin pilots a pay rise after it agrees to recognise unions

The Dublin pilots had previously voted against an offer from the company.