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#Industrial Action

# industrial-action - Monday 6 February, 2017

Tesco 'disappointed' at 'inaccurate' claims by TD that 1,200 jobs are on the line

The retail giant has rejected claims by Dublin TD Joan Collins concerning potential industrial action in stores in no uncertain terms.

# industrial-action - Saturday 4 February, 2017

Shootings, stabbings, cardiac arrests: Stories of lives saved as firefighters ballot for industrial action

A pamphlet is being circulated online to highlight the importance of the work Dublin firefighters do.

# industrial-action - Thursday 2 February, 2017

More strike fears as secondary teachers reject "final offer" pay deal

Industrial action led to the closure of over 500 schools in November.

# industrial-action - Wednesday 1 February, 2017

Ross urges unions and Bus Éireann to start negotiations with "a blank sheet of paper"

“There is nothing I would like to see more than a satisfactory end to this,” said Minister Shane Ross.

# industrial-action - Friday 27 January, 2017

Unions say they're 'ready for battle' as Bus Éireann announces widespread pay cuts

Strike action now looks inevitable.

# industrial-action - Saturday 21 January, 2017

'If this many people were dying in another way, there’d be war over it'

What do doctors and nurses want done to tackle hospital overcrowding and record numbers on trolleys? More beds, for starters.

# industrial-action - Friday 13 January, 2017

Dublin Fire Brigade to be balloted on strike action

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

# industrial-action - Thursday 29 December, 2016

The gap between private pensions and public pensions has the government worried

Enda Kenny said Minister Paschal Donohoe will not deal with its strategy for public pay until the Public Pay Commission sends its report.

# industrial-action - Wednesday 28 December, 2016

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

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

# industrial-action - 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.

# industrial-action - Tuesday 13 December, 2016

PTSB employees vote overwhelmingly in favour of industrial action

Unite trade union members at the bank have rejected a Labour Court pay recommendation.

# industrial-action - Wednesday 7 December, 2016

Workers in Waterford to take industrial action on Christmas week over pay restoration claims

Bausch and Lomb workers agreed to a string of cost cutting measures to keep the plant viable in 2014.

# industrial-action - Monday 5 December, 2016

It's a yes: Rank-and-file gardaí have voted to accept the pay deal

Three-quarters of GRA gardaí have voted to accept the Labour Court’s recommendations on pay and conditions.

# industrial-action - Tuesday 29 November, 2016

After late night talks, a possible breakthrough at the ASTI teacher dispute

It’s three weeks since the current talks process began.

# industrial-action - Thursday 17 November, 2016

SIPTU has authorised its 60,000 members to ballot on industrial and strike action

The president of SIPTU said it was “honouring its commitment” to its members.

CSO graph captures Irish industrial relations' year of discontent

A total of 14,220 days were lost due to industrial disputes from July to September.

# industrial-action - Saturday 12 November, 2016

Opinion: How can the government prevent further strikes?

The next few months look bleak for industrial relations in the public sector, writes Dr Michelle O’Sullivan.

# industrial-action - Tuesday 8 November, 2016

Government says it 'can only spend each euro once' as nurses to ballot for industrial action

Members reported extreme anger from nurses and midwives in the front line which sparked an appetite for industrial action.

# industrial-action - Friday 4 November, 2016

Garda strike: Here's the deal that's being offered to gardaí

New pay deal is on the table this morning as the GRA take out ads showing the plight of its members.

# industrial-action - Wednesday 2 November, 2016

Opinion: Ireland has no real plan to deal with the law and order vacuum we're facing on Friday

The garda strike poses risks to ordinary citizens and businesses, as well as to Ireland’s reputation, writes Tom Clonan.

# industrial-action - Sunday 30 October, 2016

'We don't need gardaí to go on strike for us to realise how special they are'

Paschal Donohoe said today that his department has put in place a “substantial arrangement and package” for gardaí.

# industrial-action - Friday 28 October, 2016

Getting there? Mid-ranking gardaí to join with GRA and Government in using state negotiators

12,500 gardaí are set to strike next Friday unless a solution can be found to the ongoing dispute.

# industrial-action - 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.

Over 500 schools to close today kicking off a season of strikes

Teachers are not the only group set to strike over the coming weeks.

# industrial-action - Saturday 22 October, 2016

'The solidarity was magnificent': The 1961 revolt that finally gave gardaí a voice

Known as the Macushla Revolt, a meeting to protest an unfair pay deal led to the dismissal of 11 gardaí.

# industrial-action - Tuesday 18 October, 2016

Poll: Who do you think is responsible for the wave of strikes? Your Say This post contains a poll

# industrial-action - Monday 17 October, 2016

Sergeants to discuss strike action at special meeting today

Earlier this month, members of the AGSI officially lodged a 16.5% pay restoration claim.

# industrial-action - Thursday 13 October, 2016

Secondary schools face closures as teachers vote for strike action

ASTI members voted overwhelmingly in favour of an industrial action.

# industrial-action - Wednesday 28 September, 2016

Rank-and-file gardaí to withdraw labour on four dates in November

The proposed dates for the strike are November 4, 11, 18 and 25.

# industrial-action - Saturday 24 September, 2016

Surge for taxis as Dublin Bus enters strike during the weekend

Retailers are concerned about the impact the strike will have during the busiest shopping day of the week.

# industrial-action - Friday 23 September, 2016

Dublin Bus says strikes "will have a catastrophic impact" on company's finances

The company said the current stoppage will cost €2m.

# industrial-action - Thursday 15 September, 2016

Poll: Do you support Dublin Bus workers in their continuing strike action? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you support Dublin Bus workers in their continuing strike action?

A further 13 days of strike action were announced today – do you support workers?

# industrial-action - Tuesday 13 September, 2016

Free Culture Night buses around Dublin city won't run because of strike action

Dublin Bus has a long association with the arts event, and is described as its Transport Partner.

# industrial-action - Thursday 8 September, 2016

Bus unions may consider ramping up strike action

A union official said that if workers on the picket say they want to escalate action,he will bring to talks next week.

# industrial-action - Wednesday 7 September, 2016

FactCheck: Does this Dublin Bus drivers' leaflet stand up to scrutiny?

We got out the red pen on a leaflet circulated by Dublin Bus driver unions ahead of tomorrow’s strike action.

The Garda union is asking members whether or not they want to strike over pay

Gardaí are currently subject to a freeze in pay increments as a result of having rejected the Lansdowne Road Agreement.

# industrial-action - 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.

# industrial-action - Tuesday 30 August, 2016

Dublin Bus drivers to strike for six days in September

The first strike days will be 8 and 9 September.

# industrial-action - Monday 29 August, 2016

A fire is blazing on the roof of Oberstown's youth detention centre

Five units of the Dublin Fire Brigade are at the scene to try and contain the blaze.

# industrial-action - Wednesday 24 August, 2016

Talks on restoring pay allowances for teachers to conclude next month

The Teachers Union of Ireland (TUI) had threatened industrial action over pay allowances