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# siptu - Tuesday 7 November, 2017

Lack of public support for Irish Rail workers as unions say Christmas strike 'possible'

They’re also not happy with Transport Minister Shane Ross’ lack of intervention in the dispute.

# siptu - Wednesday 1 November, 2017

Here's how to get your refund if you're affected by the Irish Rail strike

Other transport operators do not accept rail tickets on days of industrial action.

# siptu - Friday 13 October, 2017

Bus Éireann row: Minister hits back after unions slam her for 'unofficial labour dispute' comment

The employment minister said that 299 replacement buses were needed on the Eastern corridor last week.

# siptu - Tuesday 26 September, 2017

Bus Éireann management and unions argue over new rosters in latest dispute

For three weeks in April, industrial action at the company brought the State-run transport services to a halt.

# siptu - Thursday 14 September, 2017

Ryanair fell foul of Europe's top court today - here's what you need to know

The decision may have a big impact on future labour disputes at the airline.

# siptu - Monday 11 September, 2017

Brick thrown through window of ambulance parked at Dublin hospital

The incident happened in the early hours of this morning.

# siptu - Tuesday 29 August, 2017

Irish Rail says four routes could be axed, as drivers look for pay increase

Iarnród Éireann says it has to address an annual shortfall of €100 million.

# siptu - Wednesday 26 July, 2017

Dublin Fire Brigade is operating at reduced capacity due to unofficial overtime strikes over pay

Firefighters and paramedics in Dublin want their overtime rate raised to 1.5 times regular pay, in line with the rest of the country and the Dublin City Council standard.

# siptu - Tuesday 27 June, 2017

Tower cranes at building sites across the country will be idle on Thursday... here's why

SIPTU is not happy with Unite over the pay claim, calling it ‘disingenuous’.

# siptu - Thursday 22 June, 2017

Siptu recommends its members accept government's 'pay restoration' deal

The union said that “on balance”, the pluses outweighed the negatives on the deal.

# siptu - Friday 12 May, 2017

Bus Éireann staff vote to accept Labour Court recommendations

Siptu and Unite staff have voted to accept the recommendations.

# siptu - Wednesday 3 May, 2017

Poll: Should mandatory retirement from the public service be abolished? Out At 65 This post contains a poll

Poll: Should mandatory retirement from the public service be abolished?

A bill seeking the abolition of the retirement age of 65 was before the Dáil Justice Committee today.

# siptu - Wednesday 12 April, 2017

Dublin Bus drivers expected to vote in favour of 'sympathy strike' with Bus Éireann

The Bus Éireann strike is now in its 20th day.

# siptu - Monday 10 April, 2017

SIPTU says Irish Water workers are not overpaid after reports of €5,000 bonuses for all staff

It’s reported that staff receive perks such as car allowances and fitness instructors as well as health insurance packages for executives and their spouses.

Bus Éireann strike: 'All sides committed to conclusion in next 24 hours'

All sides will be back around the table at the WRC at around 10am.

# siptu - Wednesday 5 April, 2017

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Opinion: 'No interest in women's football? Yesterday's public reaction proves otherwise'

Elaine Buckley and Emily Glen respond to some readers’ comments after yesterday’s extraordinary press conference.

# siptu - Monday 3 April, 2017

NBRU gets legal letter from CIÉ group over wildcat action

Individual strike members have indicated that further ‘wildcat’ action could happen again.

# siptu - Friday 31 March, 2017

School bus drivers to be asked if they want to join strike action

Bus Éireann workers have been striking for eight days now – but school services hadn’t been affected.

# siptu - Monday 27 March, 2017

Dublin Bus and Irish Rail workers to ballot for industrial action

Bus Éireann has released a statement urging all employees to engage with management to prevent the company becoming insolvent.

# siptu - Friday 24 March, 2017

The Bus Éireann strike begins today - here's how to get around

A nationwide indefinite strike begins from midnight tonight.

# siptu - Thursday 23 March, 2017

All-out Bus Éireann strike to begin at midnight

School bus routes will not be included in the strike.

# siptu - Wednesday 22 March, 2017

'We were there almost 37 years... it was like a family bereavement': Clerys workers speak out after deal reached

A deal was reached this week which will see the old building redeveloped.

# siptu - Wednesday 8 March, 2017

Dublin Fire Brigade 2-day strike called off as unions agree to meet council

Lord Mayor Brendan Carr intervened directly to facilitate the upcoming discussions.

# siptu - Monday 13 February, 2017

10,000 support staff at nearly 40 hospitals to join nurses in industrial action on 7 March

Siptu hospital support staff voted overwhelmingly in favour of strike action.

# siptu - Thursday 9 February, 2017

Management operating Cheestrings production line during strike at Kerry Group plant

Employees at the plant are currently engaging in their third 24-hour work stoppage.

# siptu - Monday 6 February, 2017

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.

# siptu - 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.

# siptu - Thursday 26 January, 2017

'Sexual harassment, illegal hours and treated like slaves': An investigation into the hospitality sector Exclusive

Many have been forced to leave the industry due to abuses of their employment.

# siptu - Tuesday 24 January, 2017

Union bosses meet with TDs as Bus Éireann industrial action remains on the cards

Bus Éireann has warned of 2,600 job losses

'Lives are being put at risk': Roscommon Fire Brigade to go on strike as all-out action looms

Siptu said the firefighters are prepared to go on all-out strike if there is no agreement.

# siptu - Wednesday 18 January, 2017

Bus Éireann workers reject latest plan as two unions threaten strike action

SIPTU has called the latest plan presented to workers as “horrendous and totally unacceptable”.

# siptu - 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.

# siptu - Monday 9 January, 2017

As hospitals recover from record-high trolley crisis, staff are considering a strike

Hospital staff are being asked whether they wish to strike over payments and career progression measures.

# siptu - Wednesday 4 January, 2017

Paramedics 'disturbed' over delays bringing patients to Emergency Departments

Siptu members said today that delays of between one and three hours have been observed across the country.

# siptu - 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.

# siptu - 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.

# siptu - 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.

# siptu - 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.

# siptu - Tuesday 6 December, 2016

Unions 'dismayed and angry' about Bus Éireann's approach to pay talks

Earlier, Transport Minister Shane Ross said the company’s financial situation is “fairly bleak”.