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#SIPTU

# siptu - Friday 21 November, 2014

SIPTU still won't say if they'll join water charge protests

It depends on what emerges from talks with other unions, they say.

# siptu - Wednesday 19 November, 2014

Irish Water workers could go on strike if they don't get their bonuses back

Staff were told yesterday they wouldn’t be getting their performance-pay. But SIPTU says that’s not on.

# siptu - Friday 14 November, 2014

Privatisation of bus routes stalled to allow for further talks with unions

Both Siptu and the NBRU are opposed to the move.

# siptu - Friday 31 October, 2014

SIPTU ask nurses and midwives to reject 50% increase in registration fee

Members are being advised to continue paying the 2014 fee of €100.

# siptu - Thursday 9 October, 2014

This ex-Siptu official is resisting TDs' attempts to ask him about a 'slush fund'

Matt Merrigan says there’s an ongoing garda investigation.

Have restaurants and hotels been reaping all the spoils while workers suffer?

SIPTU says customers and workers have missed out on the benefits of the special VAT rate, but businesses say otherwise.

# siptu - Wednesday 8 October, 2014

Staff at Kerry Women's Refuge to strike over roster dispute

Management have refuted claims they are unwilling to engage in talks.

# siptu - Monday 22 September, 2014

Greyhound workers vote to end 14-week lockout

The agreement will see a number of redundancies and a wage reduction of between 15% and 20%.

# siptu - Monday 8 September, 2014

# siptu - Friday 5 September, 2014

Greyhound pledges to reduce 35% pay cut and offers workers redundancy

The workers will have to vote on the proposals next week.

# siptu - Thursday 4 September, 2014

Greyhound "trying to frighten workers" by starting and then dropping court action - TD

Joan Collins says the men were prepared for jail.

# siptu - Wednesday 3 September, 2014

All-Ireland train strikes called off after late-night LRC talks

The strikes were due to cause disruption on 7, 8 and 21 September.

# siptu - Tuesday 2 September, 2014

Breakthrough? Greyhound workers will attend LRC tomorrow

Workers voted today to attend the talks.

More talks at LRC today --- but train strike threat remains in place for weekend

It’s the third day of talks between management and unions. Strikes are planned for this Sunday and Monday, and later in September.

# siptu - Monday 1 September, 2014

I'm not intervening, says Minister --- as talks to avoid rail strikes begin again

Two more rail strikes are planned for this month, but it’s hoped a solution can be reached at LRC talks continuing this afternoon.

Greyhound accepts LRC invite, says ball is now in workers' court

The invitation comes after the two sides met last week but workers have not yet committed to entering formal talks.

# siptu - Saturday 30 August, 2014

"No progress" today, but talks to avoid another train strike will continue LRC

"No progress" today, but talks to avoid another train strike will continue

SIPTU says there’s been no progress as yet, as unions and management meet to try and resolve their dispute before the next scheduled strike action.

# siptu - Tuesday 26 August, 2014

Labour Relations Commission wants update on Greyhound strike from SIPTU

The dispute at the company has been ongoing for two months.

# siptu - Monday 25 August, 2014

Get caught by today's rail strike? There's two more planned (and unions won't rule out even more)

The next 48-hour stoppage starts on the day of the All-Ireland Hurling Final.

# siptu - Sunday 24 August, 2014

Travelling somewhere? Don't forget, there's a massive rail strike...

There are no trains. And there aren’t many extra bus services either — but for what it’s worth, here are the arrangements…

# siptu - Saturday 23 August, 2014

Poll: Do you support this weekend's train strikes? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you support this weekend's train strikes?

Legitimate grievance? Or shoddy behaviour?

# siptu - Friday 22 August, 2014

'Insanity' - Irish Rail strike to hit 90,000 commuters and All-Ireland fans

Irish Rail says the two days of action planned this weekend will cost the company €2 million. Unions say they’ve been left with no other option.

# siptu - Thursday 21 August, 2014

Iarnród Éireann boss is set to return from Mauritius holiday ahead of strike action

Chief executive David Franks is set to jet home from his holiday in Mauritius

Industrial disputes have cost 8,324 working days so far this year

That’s more than double the number for the same period last year.

# siptu - Monday 18 August, 2014

Greyhound welcomes initiative to seek legally binding pay rates for bin workers

SIPTU workers at Greyhound have been protesting about cuts since June 17.

Talk of closing railway stations "totally premature"

A review of rail services is currently underway in anticipation of Budget 2015.

# siptu - Friday 15 August, 2014

SIPTU escalates plans for All-Ireland train strikes

There will now be five days of strikes in August and September.

# siptu - Tuesday 5 August, 2014

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

Everyone’s talking about Ireland beating the Black Ferns, Israeli boycott protests, and what Bernie Ecclestone has done…

SIPTU says shift work is damaging to health and is calling for a Government study

Research from other countries shows shift work can lead to cancer and diabetes.

# siptu - Friday 1 August, 2014

SIPTU using 1916 centenary to highlight housing shortages

Commemoration will “ring hollow” if Irish citizens still “languishing on housing lists”.

# siptu - Friday 25 July, 2014

Strike to hit Irish Rail next month as Siptu ballots for one-day stoppage

The action will take place on August 25, subject to pay cuts being implemented.

# siptu - Tuesday 22 July, 2014

Union donates €10,000 to Greyhound workers support fund

Unite’s regional secretary said the move shows that the SIPTU workers have the support of the entire trade union movement.

# siptu - Saturday 19 July, 2014

Social welfare staff are being told to refuse dole payments to 'locked out' Greyhound workers

A circular issued to social welfare staff advises them to reject applications for jobseeker’s payments.

# siptu - Friday 18 July, 2014

Protests called off as bus routes privatisation row heads to the LRC

Siptu and the NBRU were due to take part in protests next week.

Unions protest over claims of 'continued abuse of builders' by Dept of Education

The union claims that workers are being ‘forced’ to work as self-employed, “despite the fact that they are clearly employees.”

# siptu - Thursday 17 July, 2014

SIPTU vs Greyhound: Row escalates amid claims of 'harassment and abuse'

Greyhound told some customers in Dublin that SIPTU picketers were causing disruptions.

# siptu - Friday 11 July, 2014

Strike action a step closer as Irish rail workers say 'No' to pay cuts

The company say they are in a “critical financial situation”.

# siptu - Thursday 10 July, 2014

Dozens of jobs saved at Pfizer plant in Cork

A total of 60 jobs have been saved following talks between management and Siptu at the LRC.

# siptu - Tuesday 8 July, 2014

Greyhound: Agency staff are doing a better job than striking workers

Not true says SIPTU, who also say the dispute is a lock out.

# siptu - Sunday 6 July, 2014

Irish Rail staff to have their say on proposed cuts

The result of a SIPTU ballot is expected to be known on 11 July.