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#strike action

# strike-action - 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.

# strike-action - Wednesday 27 August, 2014

Striking rail workers 'lose more in wages than if they accepted pay cuts'

But Transport Minister Paschal Donohoe says he’s still not getting involved in the Irish Rail dispute.

# strike-action - 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

# strike-action - 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”.

# strike-action - Friday 4 July, 2014

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.

# strike-action - Thursday 29 May, 2014

Aer Lingus strike to take place on Friday

The cabin crew have expressed regret that the dispute about rosters has led to strike action.

# strike-action - 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.

# strike-action - Thursday 15 May, 2014

Varadkar ‘disappointed’ by Aer Lingus strike but says there are other airlines

Leo Varadkar has urged all parties to find a resolution that will prevent strike action this June Bank holiday weekend.

# strike-action - Monday 10 February, 2014

SIPTU members at Dublin and Cork airports in massive vote for strike action

The margin of the DAA vote was 94 per cent in favour of industrial action.

# strike-action - Monday 20 January, 2014

National strike of electricians could halt construction and manufacturing

The Technical Engineering and Electrical Union (TEEU) has confirmed that that they will ballot members on 7 February.

# strike-action - Friday 6 December, 2013

ESB workers announce ‘all-out’ strike as unions meet with mediators

The company’s Unions’ Dispute Committee says it will implement a “full withdrawal of labour” later this month, although will not be meeting the Labour Relations Committee today.

# strike-action - Tuesday 26 November, 2013

Taoiseach hopes ESB dispute can be resolved 'in the national interest' ESB

Taoiseach hopes ESB dispute can be resolved 'in the national interest'

Businesses and households are facing the possibility of power cuts next month if the ESB workers proceed with strike action on 16 December.

'Unnecessary and unreasonable': Varadkar and Coveney hit out at ESB strike threat ESB

'Unnecessary and unreasonable': Varadkar and Coveney hit out at ESB strike threat

“Nobody’s job is being threatened here, nobody is being asked to take an additional pay cut and nobody’s pension is under threat,” the Transport Minister Leo Varadkar said this morning.

# strike-action - Friday 22 November, 2013

ESB unions issue strike threat ahead of meeting next week

The ESB Group of Unions met today and accepted an invitation to talks but have stated firmly that strike notice would be in place thereafter.

# strike-action - Tuesday 19 November, 2013

Gilmore: Public will "have no tolerance" for electricity disruption

The Tánaiste said the ESB dispute about pensions should be “resolved around the table”.

# strike-action - Monday 18 November, 2013

'Potentially serious impact for customers' as ESB workers vote for strike action

The ESB Group of Unions will meet on Friday to decide on the next step after 87.5 per cent voted for industrial action over a pension dispute.

# strike-action - Tuesday 8 October, 2013

Strike action by junior doctors begins today

More than 12,000 out-patient appointments and 3,000 elective surgeries have been cancelled today.

# strike-action - Sunday 22 September, 2013

IMO: 'The HSE is finally accepting that they have to move on this issue'

The IMO say they welcome the “belated engagement” of the HSE on the issue of junior doctors’ working hours.

Union chief: 'ESB are refusing to engage in discussions'

ESB unions voted unanimously to hold a ballot for industrial action over pensions.

# strike-action - Saturday 31 August, 2013

Obama asks Congress to authorise military action against Syria

The decision represents a significant gamble for Obama, who has an estranged relationship with lawmakers.

# strike-action - Monday 19 August, 2013

Result in Marks and Spencer strike ballot due today

The staff from four stores were balloted on strike action last Friday.

# strike-action - Thursday 1 August, 2013

Dublin Bus has no contingency if strike goes ahead

A company spokesperson said that the only hope for avoiding industrial actions is if unions “see sense”.

# strike-action - Tuesday 30 July, 2013

Kells Credit Union "disappointed" at plans for further strike action

Staff are due to strike on Saturday 3 August at the Credit Union as part of a dispute over collective bargaining.

# strike-action - Thursday 13 June, 2013

Flights return to normal as air traffic controllers in France call off strike

Off on your holidays today? The good news is Aer Lingus and Ryanair are operating their full schedule today, but there could still be some delays.

# strike-action - Monday 13 May, 2013

Here are the only Bus Éireann services which are operating right now

The company has released a short list of services which continue to operate.

# strike-action - Tuesday 30 April, 2013

The Evening Fix… now with added flirty (but ultimately disappointed) rhino

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

SIPTU to ballot for strike action as Bus Éireann commits to cost cutting

Bus Éireann has said it plans to implement Labour Court recommendations which will mean some workers at the bus company work longer for less pay.

# strike-action - Sunday 10 March, 2013

Column: In comparison to public sector workers in the US, Irish frontline workers are poorly paid

New recruits to frontline services in Boston can be paid three times more than what the Irish government has sought to establish as the new starting salary for public service workers. Larry Donnelly discusses the reasons for the disparity in salaries.

# strike-action - Saturday 15 December, 2012

SIPTU to ballot for industrial action over changes in Bus Éireann

The cost-cutting measures are due to come into effect on 13 January.

# strike-action - Wednesday 26 September, 2012

Minister to airport workers: Don't go on strike. Union: We're going on strike

Leo Varadkar has urged all stakeholders to resolve their dispute over pensions in order to avoid planned industrial action by Aer Lingus and DAA employees on Monday.

# strike-action - Tuesday 25 September, 2012

DAA to seek High Court injunction to prevent strike action

SIPTU has served notice of its intention to hold strike action next week which could affect passengers at Dublin, Cork, and Shannon airports.

# strike-action - Thursday 21 June, 2012

Doctors in Northern Ireland go on strike

The British government is raising the retirement age from 60 to 68.

# strike-action - Sunday 19 February, 2012

Stobart questions SIPTU organised strike action and plans to ballot staff

The transport company, one of Tesco’s main distributors, will carry out its own ballot of staff who it says have expressed concern and confusion about planned strike action on Thursday.

# strike-action - Tuesday 7 June, 2011

Aer Lingus will 'buy back' pilots' leave days as services operate normally today

Services are operating as normal today after pilots called off threatened industrial action yesterday. Details of the new agreements brokered at the Labour Relations Commission have emerged.

# strike-action - Thursday 2 June, 2011

Aer Lingus and pilots' union to meet with LRC in bid to avoid strike action

The airline and the pilots’ union will meet separately with the mediation body later today in a bid to avert strike action which could cause widespread disruption from next week.