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# siptu - Friday 4 July, 2014

Strike action at National Gallery called off

Staff went on strike last month over a disagreement about leave and pay arrangements.

Increased bonuses on the table as union halts quarry strike

A strike at Roadstone plants had been taking place since the middle of last month.

# siptu - Thursday 3 July, 2014

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

Everyone’s talking about the cancelled Garth Brooks gigs, Enda in Germany and the price of cigarettes….

Greyhound says workers are deliberately jumping in front of vans. "Absolutely not" says SIPTU...

A SIPTU shop steward was hit by a van yesterday…

# siptu - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

Greyhound workers to march over strike

The meeting will take place on Monday.

# siptu - Friday 20 June, 2014

Liberty Hall lights up for Dublin's Pride Festival

The lights will be on every night of the festival.

SIPTU serves strike notice on Greyhound, days after unofficial strike

Collection crews undertook the unofficial industrial action on Tuesday.

# siptu - Thursday 19 June, 2014

'Disbelief' as staff locked out of plant in Carlow

The company’s 160 staff were given no indication before this morning that their jobs were at risk and receivers have now been appointed.

Strike looms in ambulance service over unsuitable posts

SIPTU members will be balloted on action over the HSE’s failure to implement Labour Court recommendations on staff redeployment.

# siptu - Tuesday 17 June, 2014

Bausch & Lomb express 'gratitude' to workers for voting in favour of cost cutting measures

The company said it was always their preference to keep the plant open and promised to invest in the plant.

# siptu - Monday 16 June, 2014

Strikes begin at Roadstone quarries over "major" pay cuts CRH

Strikes begin at Roadstone quarries over "major" pay cuts

Siptu members at 20 quarries began strike action earlier today.

SIPTU members at Irish Rail to vote on new proposals

The ballot will start on Thursday and will be counted next month.

'No one ever notices the cleaner'

Several events are taking place today to mark International Justice Day for Cleaners.

# siptu - Saturday 14 June, 2014

The transport watchdog is worried about car-sharing app Wundercar - should you be?

The German app – and its drivers – could be in contravention of regulations, with union officials warning of dangers to passengers.

# siptu - Friday 13 June, 2014

Bausch and Lomb workers to vote on plan to cut jobs and wages

Proposals to cut pay have been modified downward from 20 per cent to 7.5 per cent.

# siptu - Friday 6 June, 2014

Irish Rail says if agreement isn't reached with unions next week, cuts will be implemented

NBRU says it’s regrettable that the company have decided to impose a pre-condition in advance of discussions.

# siptu - Wednesday 4 June, 2014

Irish Rail workers vote for industrial action but don't want to strike

SIPTU said industrial action will only happen if changes to pay and conditions are implemented without agreement.

# siptu - Tuesday 3 June, 2014

Unions and Bausch & Lomb looking at 'range of options' to secure plant future

SIPTU has said that the proposed 20 per cent pay cut and 200 jobs losses are unacceptable.

National Gallery to close on Thursday as staff go on strike

Room attendants at the gallery are holding a one-day strike over a disagreement about pay and leave.

# siptu - Friday 30 May, 2014

Bausch and Lomb staff receive letter stating redundancies are the "reality of the state of business"

The company, which is the biggest in Waterford, is seeking up to 200 redundancies.

Bausch and Lomb workers facing pay cuts should face 'stark reality' - IDA

The IDA’s chief says pay cuts are preferable to the multinational leaving.

SIPTU for meeting with Bausch and Lomb over jobs and 20% pay cut

Workers have been told that there could be even further job losses if they don’t agree to wage slash.

# siptu - Wednesday 28 May, 2014

Strike likely at Irish Rail as second union rejects pay deal

Both the NBRU and SIPTU have now voted to reject the deal.

# siptu - Wednesday 21 May, 2014

SIPTU to vote on strike action at Irish Rail

Irish Rail said that the failure to implement cost saving measures will result in redundancies and the closure of some lines.

# siptu - Monday 19 May, 2014

Strike at donkey sanctuary could 'risk' its ability to help animals in future

Siptu claims that the company is in “no financial difficulty” due to government funding, but is still implementing funding.

# siptu - Friday 25 April, 2014

Private and public service workers must not be 'pitted against each other' - Jack O'Connor

The SIPTU president said that consumer confidence had to be increased to aid economic recovery.

# siptu - Friday 18 April, 2014

Workers at donkey sanctuary ballot for industrial action

The workers have been told they will be made redundant on 31 May.

# siptu - Thursday 17 April, 2014

# siptu - Tuesday 8 April, 2014

Council stresses that Dublin Fire Brigade ambulance review has not been suspended

Instead, the results of the separate National Ambulance Service Review will be taken into account.

# siptu - Friday 21 March, 2014

SIPTU bosses vote to support future industrial action at Dublin airport DAA

SIPTU bosses vote to support future industrial action at Dublin airport

The union’s National Executive Council also voted to fight any further legal action.

Next stop, Labour Court... April date for long-running Irish Rail dispute

The company claims that each week without savings being secured costs them “an additional €100,000″.

# siptu - Wednesday 19 March, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Wednesday

Everybody’s talking about the gardaí identifying attackers in viral assault video, AIB’s mortgage deals and the Christy Brown archive auction.

Concern that ambulance review outcome "has already been decided"

SIPTU has called for an independent review of the situation after it emerged that there were plans to remove the ambulance service from Dublin Fire Brigade.

# siptu - Tuesday 18 March, 2014

Dublin firefighters using breathing equipment 'under protest' after failures

Dublin Fire Brigade has committed to analysing all 500 sets to check moisture levels and to cleanse the air cylinders.

# siptu - Monday 17 March, 2014

Varadkar: No plans to change de-clamping fee - and it's not just there to make money

The Transport Minister added that it has been ‘highly effective’ in changing driver behaviour.

# siptu - Friday 14 March, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Friday

Everybody’s talking about the death of Edward Haughey, Aer Lingus suing SIPTU and off licences urged not to sell booze too early on Paddy’s Day…

Leo Varadkar isn't happy that Aer Lingus is taking legal action against SIPTU

“All parties should be focusing on the core problems,” he said this evening.

Aer Lingus is suing SIPTU

The airline has issued proceedings against SIPTU for damages caused by the strike action that was threatened for today.

# siptu - Wednesday 12 March, 2014

High Court halts airport strikes by granting injunction to DAA

Dublin Airport Authority welcomed the decision today which directs SIPTU to withdraw its planned industrial action at Dublin and Cork airports this Friday.

# siptu - Saturday 8 March, 2014

Dublin clampers to vote on strike action, say no agreement made on clamp targets

Dublin City Council has reportedly set a target of 60,000 vehicles clamped a year.