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#mandate trade union

# mandate-trade-union - Sunday 26 December, 2021

'Some staff reported being spat at': Public asked to respect shop workers as sales begin
# Winter Sales
# Winter Sales

'Some staff reported being spat at': Public asked to respect shop workers as sales begin

Dec 26th 2021, 6:30 AM 26,250 Views 20 Comments

Labour shortages and abuse from customers have made the work environment more difficult this year.

# mandate-trade-union - Friday 21 May, 2021

'Lawful but preferably not': Debenhams, Clery's and the future of collective redundancies
# Debenhams Debacle
# Debenhams Debacle

'Lawful but preferably not': Debenhams, Clery's and the future of collective redundancies

Updated May 21st 2021, 12:25 PM 36,270 Views 28 Comments

Debenhams workers have voted to accept a €3 million package, which will end their industrial action.

# mandate-trade-union - Saturday 15 May, 2021

Final Debenhams stores to shut in UK as chain’s 243-year history ends
# Debenhams
# Debenhams

Final Debenhams stores to shut in UK as chain’s 243-year history ends

May 15th 2021, 12:15 PM 35,171 Views 46 Comments

The retail firm collapsed amid the economic effects of the coronavirus pandemic.

# mandate-trade-union - Saturday 24 October, 2020

Explainer: Why are some non-essential retailers continuing to operate in Level 5?
# Retail Sector
# Retail Sector

Explainer: Why are some non-essential retailers continuing to operate in Level 5?

Oct 24th 2020, 6:30 AM 242,714 Views 49 Comments

What exactly do the government guidelines say about retailers?

# mandate-trade-union - Tuesday 8 September, 2020

Taoiseach slams ‘shabby, shoddy and unacceptable’ treatment of Debenhams workers
# Redundancy
# Redundancy

Taoiseach slams ‘shabby, shoddy and unacceptable’ treatment of Debenhams workers

Sep 8th 2020, 4:42 PM 20,620 Views 33 Comments

The dispute has lasted more than 150 days.

# mandate-trade-union - Thursday 21 May, 2020

'Disservice' to prevent Debenhams worker protests, says Regina Doherty
# Liquidation
# Liquidation

'Disservice' to prevent Debenhams worker protests, says Regina Doherty

May 21st 2020, 9:32 AM 22,359 Views 45 Comments

Last month, Debenhams announced it would not be reopening its stores, leaving 2,000 staff unemployed.

# mandate-trade-union - Wednesday 10 July, 2019

Workers win compensation from Paddy Power over denial of rest break cases
# Workplace Relations Commission
# Workplace Relations Commission

Workers win compensation from Paddy Power over denial of rest break cases

Jul 10th 2019, 3:37 PM 28,637 Views 0 Comments

Paddy Power declined to comment on the rulings of the Workplace Relations Commission.

# mandate-trade-union - Sunday 2 December, 2018

Strikes to take place at two Tesco stores in lead up to Christmas
# Industrial Action
# Industrial Action

Strikes to take place at two Tesco stores in lead up to Christmas

Dec 2nd 2018, 3:25 PM 50,499 Views 35 Comments

Workers at the stores will strike on three dates, and there is a possibility that the strike may spread.

# mandate-trade-union - Thursday 14 June, 2018

Lloyds Pharmacy workers to strike again after hour-long picket today
# Strike Action
# Strike Action

Lloyds Pharmacy workers to strike again after hour-long picket today

Jun 14th 2018, 6:30 PM 24,863 Views 26 Comments

The retailer rejected a recommendation from the Labour Court that it negotiate with trade union Mandate over pay conditions.

# mandate-trade-union - Thursday 7 June, 2018

Lloyds Pharmacy workers have voted to go on strike next week
# Retail And Services
# Retail And Services

Lloyds Pharmacy workers have voted to go on strike next week

Jun 7th 2018, 3:26 PM 728 Views 0 Comments

The industrial action follows the retailer rejecting a recommendation to sit down with union officials.

# mandate-trade-union - Thursday 3 May, 2018

Lloyds Pharmacy's refusal to negotiate with trade unionists could spark industrial action
# Retail And Services
# Retail And Services

Lloyds Pharmacy's refusal to negotiate with trade unionists could spark industrial action

May 3rd 2018, 1:08 PM 520 Views 1 Comment

The company says it deals with employees through a ‘colleague representative committee’.

# mandate-trade-union - Saturday 25 February, 2017

'It's very frustrating' - Union not happy with Tesco anti-strike ad campaign
# TESCO STRIKE
# TESCO STRIKE

'It's very frustrating' - Union not happy with Tesco anti-strike ad campaign

Feb 25th 2017, 12:01 AM 28,513 Views 94 Comments

Strike action at Tesco stores has been suspended temporarily to facilitate negotiations.

# mandate-trade-union - Monday 20 February, 2017

Tesco claims 45,000 people shopped at stores picketed by strikers
# Striiiike
# Striiiike

Tesco claims 45,000 people shopped at stores picketed by strikers

Feb 20th 2017, 5:57 PM 28,872 Views 154 Comments

However, Mandate trade union says that the stores in question are experiencing an average loss of 80%.

# mandate-trade-union - Wednesday 11 May, 2016

Over 70 Tesco outlets to go on strike from Monday
# TESCO STRIKE
# TESCO STRIKE

Over 70 Tesco outlets to go on strike from Monday

May 11th 2016, 5:42 PM 38,566 Views 113 Comments

The workers are protesting changes to contacts for up to 300 staff members.

# mandate-trade-union - Thursday 2 April, 2015

'Everyone needs to get behind Dunnes workers, in the name of common decency'
# Strike
# Strike

'Everyone needs to get behind Dunnes workers, in the name of common decency'

Apr 2nd 2015, 11:15 PM 35,231 Views 121 Comments

Thousands of Dunnes Stores employees are out on strike today.

Burton returns to Dunnes where she used to work to show solidarity with workers
# Day Of Action
# Day Of Action

Burton returns to Dunnes where she used to work to show solidarity with workers

Apr 2nd 2015, 4:31 PM 23,465 Views 128 Comments

The Tánaiste worked at the Henry Street store when she was a student.

# mandate-trade-union - Tuesday 10 March, 2015

Dunnes Stores staff to strike on Holy Thursday
# One Day Strike
# One Day Strike

Dunnes Stores staff to strike on Holy Thursday

Mar 10th 2015, 4:07 PM 18,877 Views 87 Comments

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

# mandate-trade-union - Thursday 15 January, 2015

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

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

Jan 15th 2015, 12:42 PM 20,332 Views 43 Comments

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

# mandate-trade-union - Monday 1 December, 2014

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

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

Dec 1st 2014, 12:22 PM 21,834 Views 53 Comments

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

# mandate-trade-union - Tuesday 18 November, 2014

Protest group dismisses water charge concessions as 'an attempt to buy time'
# Right2Water
# Right2Water

Protest group dismisses water charge concessions as 'an attempt to buy time'

Nov 18th 2014, 1:03 PM 9,488 Views 87 Comments

Right2Water is planning another mass protest on 10 December.

# mandate-trade-union - Wednesday 29 October, 2014

Dunnes Stores a no-show at Labour Court dispute
# Zero Hours
# Zero Hours

Dunnes Stores a no-show at Labour Court dispute

Oct 29th 2014, 3:32 PM 15,357 Views 36 Comments

Workers for the major retailer are seeking more secure hours and earnings.

# mandate-trade-union - Tuesday 8 July, 2014

Dunnes Stores workers receive pay boost
# Deal Dunne
# Deal Dunne

Dunnes Stores workers receive pay boost

Jul 8th 2014, 6:42 PM 26,965 Views 23 Comments

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

# mandate-trade-union - Saturday 12 April, 2014

Marchers in Dublin City today want JobBridge to be scrapped
# Youth Unemployment
# Youth Unemployment

Marchers in Dublin City today want JobBridge to be scrapped

Apr 12th 2014, 8:00 PM 26,282 Views 118 Comments

The protest is being organised by the youth committees of a number of unions with two MEP hopefuls involved.

# mandate-trade-union - Tuesday 17 December, 2013

Dunnes Stores workers being threatened with car clamping in store carpark
# Clamping Down
# Clamping Down

Dunnes Stores workers being threatened with car clamping in store carpark

Dec 17th 2013, 1:25 PM 30,308 Views 113 Comments

The threat at the Newbridge store is part of a wider dispute where parking facilities have been withdrawn at 116 Irish stores.

# mandate-trade-union - Friday 15 March, 2013

Column: The Local Property Tax is likely to lead to job losses in retail
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: The Local Property Tax is likely to lead to job losses in retail

Mar 15th 2013, 7:00 AM 55 Views 98 Comments

Approximately 1.8 million people have less than €100 per month to spend after paying essential bills – they’ll have even less after the introduction of the new Local Property Tax, and the retail sector will be hit again, writes Mandate’s John Douglas.

# mandate-trade-union - Friday 1 February, 2013

Mandate seeks urgent meeting with B&Q management
# Examinership
# Examinership

Mandate seeks urgent meeting with B&Q management

Feb 1st 2013, 9:20 AM 4,436 Views 18 Comments

Mandate said it was relieved to hear that the stores will continue trading.