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# Industrial Relations

This week
24th September 2023 - 27th September 2023
Dublin Garda chief says 'better roster' will be found as councillors voice concerns
Angela Willis also told the Dublin City Joint Policing Committee that a garda had been injured at last week’s protest at the Dáil.
Last week
17th September 2023 - 23rd September 2023
Justice Minister tells garda union that Commissioner will present 'options' to end dispute
The GRA met the Justice Minister today and will meet Commissioner Drew Harris for crisis talks tomorrow.
This month
September 2023
Crisis talks to take place to solve GRA impasse before conference flashpoint at end of month
The GRA will hold a special delegate conference at the end of the month in which sources said nothing is off the table.
More than 12,000 workers taking part in 'historic' strike at 'Big Three' car companies in the US
The powerful auto workers’ union strike began overnight in a dispute over pay.
Last month
August 2023
Garda group to push ahead with no confidence vote after meeting with Commissioner
A meeting this morning in Garda Headquarters and Drew Harris failed to reach agreement on the rosters dispute.
This year
Rank and file gardaí to vote on no confidence motion in Garda Commissioner
The decision was made today in Dublin in which the GRA’s central executive committee voted in favour of the ballot.
Garda group: Commissioner 'lacks logic' as he introduces roster despite ongoing dispute
Both the AGSI and the GRA had voted against accepting new working time arrangements for gardaí.
Garda group has not ruled out industrial action during US Presidential visit
The Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspectors are meeting in Galway for their annual conference this week.
'Unnecessary': Drew Harris criticises middle-ranking officers over plan to picket Garda HQ
Both Leo Varadkar and Commissioner Drew Harris were speaking at the opening of a new garda station in Dublin earlier today.
Garda sergeants and inspectors to hold 'day of action' next week over rosters dispute
Both the AGSI and the GRA had voted against accepting new working time arrangements for gardaí.
Last year
Irish military officer group declares Defence Forces 'moving in wrong direction'
RACO will host Minister for Defence Simon Coveney and military top brass in Naas.
90% Garda rank and file vote in favour of new Building Momentum pay deal
The deal will mean pay increases of 6.5% over the next 12 months, spread across three increments.
Crisis meeting at Garda Headquarters ends without resolution on rosters dispute
The dispute centres around a new proposed roster which both the GRA and AGSI have rejected.
Middle garda ranks in three counties reject new roster proposal but agree to back pay increase
Gardaí cite cost of living and work life balance for reasons to reject new roster.
Rank and file gardaí formally reject proposed new roster citing cost of living
The roster dispute is also running in tandem with difficult public sector pay talks.
Garda groups meet Commissioner over roster proposal dispute
The roster dispute comes as gardaí and other public sector workers are engaged in a pay talks.
Gardaí to vote on new roster proposal as GRA expresses 'serious concern'
Rank-and-file members advised new working roster is ‘adverse’ to garda employment conditions.
'We have lost faith': Military officers vote overwhelmingly for membership of trade union group
Defence Forces Officers voted 85% in favour of joining the trade union body.
Industrial relations clash looms as Garda members protest post-Covid shift pattern changes
Gardaí are working to keep the system which was introduced over the Covid emergency.
All time
Unions refer pandemic bonus request for health workers to Labour Court
The HSE said that it is expected that the recognition issue will be addressed in the autumn.
Industrial relations 'concerns' as Government plans Irish Aviation Authority break up
The law to break up the Irish Aviation Authority is currently before the Seanad.
Rank-and-file soldiers formally accept Public Service Pay Commission recommendations
Minister of State Paul Kehoe said it will result in immediate benefits for members.
Talks over nurses' strike end at Labour Court
Talks broke up this evening with no commitments for the nurses to call off the action.
Primary schools braced for strike action as INTO to ballot on next move
The union will meet next Wednesday to agree on a ballot for industrial action, up to and including a strike.
'Your move': Seven cabin crew unions write to Ryanair shareholders demanding an end to unrest
The letter sent to the shareholders was signed on behalf of seven cabin crew unions – two Spanish, two Belgian and, two Italian and one Portuguese.
Ryanair told striking cabin crew in Portugal their actions would affect their promotion prospects
The airline has since apparently reversed tack on that approach.
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.
Services giant Noonan is fighting a pay-restoration push so it can 'remain competitive'
Specialist industrial cleaners at the company wanted to fully restore a 5% reduction from five years ago.
Ryanair will also recognise cabin crew unions
The company announced last week it would be recognising pilot unions.
The world's biggest security firm is refusing to improve redundancy payouts for Irish staff
G4S cut workers after moving some operations from Dublin to Belfast.
Gardaí's right to strike ruled out in new report
Strike action by gardaí was averted last year when a €50 million pay deal was struck in the Labour Court.
Keelings and a group of workers have fallen out over a crackdown on sick days
The fruit firm’s logistics arm has been accused of taking a ‘blanket approach’ to absenteeism – a claim it denies.
Bus Éireann staff vote to accept Labour Court recommendations
Siptu and Unite staff have voted to accept the recommendations.
Poll: Do you support the secondary picketing in the Bus Éireann strike?
It’s affecting Irish Rail and Dublin Bus services.
Bus Éireann strike latest: Heavy traffic reported on many routes this afternoon
The all-out strike is now in its second day.
Another pay dispute in the Labour Court - this time it's Irish Rail
Iarnród Éireann, or Irish Rail, want efficiency improvements before they implement the pay deal. Workers say that’s not what was agreed.
'Workers didn't cause the problem': Union warns public will be affected by Bus Éireann cuts
Plans to cut overtime emerged last week and unions have warned people in rural areas would be particularly affected.
Poll: Did this year's industrial dispute make you lose confidence in gardaí?
Politicians and the Garda Commissioner said the action would change things – we want to know what you think.
CityJet pilots vote for strike and warn they will ground airline before Christmas
However, the Dublin-based company has said that there will be no disruption to flights.
Pressure increases on government as unions set a six-day deadline
Union groups Siptu and ICTU have said that the Lansdowne Road agreement is no longer relevant after the garda pay deal.