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# siptu - Tuesday 29 November, 2016

Government to talk to public sector unions about Garda pay deal

Siptu has deferred its planned industrial action ballot as a result.

# siptu - 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.

# siptu - Friday 11 November, 2016

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.

# siptu - Thursday 10 November, 2016

SIPTU threatens to ballot all 60,000 members unless Government sits down for pay talks

SIPTU said the Government has one week to issue an invitation for talks or else their members will be balloted.

# siptu - Tuesday 27 September, 2016

Strike at Dublin Bus called off for today ... but what about the 11 other days in October?

A planned strike for this coming Saturday is still on the cards.

# siptu - Friday 23 September, 2016

'Not the first fire in an ambulance': Calls for review of whole fleet after tragedy

There have been a number of high profile incidents with ambulances in recent years and paramedics are worried for their safety.

# siptu - Monday 19 September, 2016

Union says asking Dublin Bus workers to cancel strike on day of All-Ireland replay is 'insulting'

NBRU’s Dermot O’Leary said if negotiations don’t place before 1 October drivers’ resolve will have hardened.

# siptu - Friday 16 September, 2016

Bus strike latest: Passenger falls ill on Dart as commuters face more disruption

Unions say that the company has done nothing to stop the dispute.

# siptu - Thursday 15 September, 2016

Escalation: Dublin Bus drivers will strike for an additional 13 days

The dispute is going into October.

"It is a pain because I had to get up earlier and then I have to last the whole day in school." Bus Strike Day Three This post contains videos

"It is a pain because I had to get up earlier and then I have to last the whole day in school."

Dublin commuters are being hit by the bus strike.

# siptu - Friday 12 August, 2016

Dublin Bus drivers are going on strike after rejecting 8% pay deal

The Labour Court recommended an 8.25% increase over three years.

# siptu - Friday 5 August, 2016

Dublin Bus drivers mightn't go on strike but instead take 'no fares' from commuters

Drivers at the NBRU have voted for industrial action.

# siptu - Tuesday 2 August, 2016

It's looking more and more likely that a Dublin Bus strike is coming

Siptu says the chances of industrial action is “increasingly likely.

# siptu - Friday 29 July, 2016

Dublin Bus drivers reject 8.25% pay increase

That means a strike could be on the table.

# siptu - Wednesday 29 June, 2016

Dublin City Council backs call for new Luas trams to be automated

The councillor behind the motion said it doesn’t mean drivers will be fired.

# siptu - Wednesday 22 June, 2016

Child left in isolation for 27 hours at controversial detention facility

The facility failed to meet nine out of 10 standards in a recent HIQA inspection.

# siptu - Sunday 12 June, 2016

One year on, Clerys workers continue to seek justice for other workers

Clerys workers will hold a one-year anniversary protest at the store today.

# siptu - Monday 30 May, 2016

The Labour Court has recommended an 18.3% pay increase for Luas drivers

Union Siptu now says that it will put the recommended increase to its members.

# siptu - Sunday 29 May, 2016

Will there be a summer of strikes? There's trouble brewing on several fronts

2016 has not been a good year for industrial relations.

# siptu - Wednesday 25 May, 2016

Strike planned at juvenile detention centre over safety concerns

Unions say care workers are at risk of assaults in their jobs every day.

# siptu - Tuesday 24 May, 2016

Strike ends at Dublin incinerator after management agrees to reinstate sacked workers

It’s understood the strike had taken place as a result of three workers being let go from their jobs by text message last Friday.

# siptu - Saturday 21 May, 2016

"We're looking for a fair slice of the company we've helped build"

Luas drivers speak about their long-running dispute.

# siptu - Tuesday 17 May, 2016

How did it come to this?: The many twists of the never-ending Luas strike

The ongoing Luas dispute continues to cause headaches for commuters, with more strikes planned.

# siptu - Friday 13 May, 2016

The Luas is shut down again today, but is there any hope of a resolution?

Both sides of the dispute have firmly dug their heels in.

# siptu - Thursday 12 May, 2016

Don't forget - there's another Luas strike tomorrow

The company has also written to staff urging them to reconsider their industrial action.

# siptu - Sunday 1 May, 2016

"There's no truth in it whatsoever" - Siptu says Luas drivers are NOT asking for old pay deal

The Sunday Times reported today that Luas workers were looking for Transdev to re-table the deal agreed upon at the Workplace Relations Commission last month.

# siptu - Friday 29 April, 2016

Dispute escalates: Luas drivers have pay cut by 10% from today

Transdev said the reduction reflects the “additional operational and payroll costs” involved in dealing with drivers’ work-to-rule action.

# siptu - Thursday 28 April, 2016

Luas user? Remember that drivers are striking again today

Siptu members at the company are taking action for better pay and conditions.

# siptu - Wednesday 27 April, 2016

If you get the Luas, you need alternative plans tomorrow

Transdev this week walked out of talks in which drivers asked for a 26.5% pay increase.

# siptu - Tuesday 19 April, 2016

Transdev says it has had "positive" talks with Luas workers - but not drivers

Talks with drivers have yet to be scheduled.

# siptu - Monday 18 April, 2016

Luas strike scheduled for this weekend called off

Trade union Siptu has cancelled the 48-hour work stoppage.

# siptu - Friday 15 April, 2016

Transport Minister not happy with Luas operator on plans to dock workers' pay

The minister has also defended himself against claims made by Siptu.

# siptu - Wednesday 13 April, 2016

All-out strike 'seriously on the agenda' for Luas workers as dispute escalates

The Luas dispute has escalated significantly over the past number of days.

# siptu - Tuesday 12 April, 2016

Update: All Luas staff placed on protective notice with immediate effect

Siptu has said the letter has the potential to “create conditions for a shutdown” of the Luas service.

# siptu - Monday 11 April, 2016

Tesco staff have voted to take industrial action

The actions will affect some stores and many in-store butchers.

# siptu - Thursday 7 April, 2016

'Most people don't support us but no transport dispute is ever popular'

Siptu defends its announcement of further strike action in the absence of an agreement with Luas management.

# siptu - Saturday 26 March, 2016

FactCheck: Are Luas drivers really paid more than junior doctors?

TheJournal.ie’s FactCheck is back. And we’re stepping into the country’s biggest argument at the moment.

# siptu - Friday 25 March, 2016

Paschal Donohoe declines to comment on proposed entry-level pay cut for Luas drivers

Dublin’s Luas service will grind to a halt on Easter Sunday and Monday after tram staff rejected a new pay deal.

# siptu - Monday 14 March, 2016

Possible breakthrough in Luas dispute as Transdev cancels private buses

Both sides have been invited to talks at the Workplace Relations Commission.

Talks aim to avert Dart stoppages after drivers back strike over 10-minute service

The two sides of the dispute disagree over whether plans for a more frequent service constitute a productivity issue.