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#Strike

# strike - Sunday 17 December, 2017

Ryanair and pilot's union to meet on Tuesday, just one day ahead of proposed strike

Ryanair management confirmed on Friday that it would break with its longstanding policy and give pilot unions recognition as official organisations.

# strike - Saturday 16 December, 2017

Ryanair strike to go ahead unless airline management meets with union

The dispute centres around employe conditions, with pilots asking that they be allowed to negotiate using unions, and Ryanair refusing to recognise unions.

# strike - Friday 15 December, 2017

'We will play fair': Ryanair's recognition of unions welcomed by aviation groups

But Ryanair were also encouraged to recognise unions representing all airline workers – not just pilots.

# strike - Wednesday 13 December, 2017

Ryanair pilots in Portugal serve notice of 24 hour strike on 20 December

This is the same time that Irish pilots in Ryanair who are members of Ialpa intend to undertake strike action.

# strike - Tuesday 12 December, 2017

Ryanair pilots serve notice of strike five days before Christmas

The Irish-based pilots, mostly captains, backed industrial action by a margin of 94% to 6% in secret ballots conducted over the last week.

# strike - Wednesday 6 December, 2017

Ryanair threatens Dublin pilots with pay and benefit cuts if they strike

The warning comes following a letter from the Irish pilots’ union IALPA to Ryanair which states that the union will ballot its members for industrial action.

Italian union announces 4-hour strike of Ryanair pilots for 15 December

The Anpac union has called a strike of Ryanair pilots at bases across Italy on 15 December for four hours, from 1pm to 5pm.

# strike - Tuesday 5 December, 2017

Ryanair pilots based in Portugal in union have voted for industrial action

The Irish Air Line Pilots’ Association says, “The pilot issues which gave rise to the flight cancellations in Ryanair earlier this year have not been adequately addressed.”

# strike - Monday 13 November, 2017

Opinion: Do we still need unions?

Under Irish employment law, all workers are equal, whether union or non-union members, writes Jason O’Sullivan.

# strike - Thursday 9 November, 2017

Decision time as Labour Court to issue recommendation on ending Irish Rail strike

The Labour Court agreed to issue a recommendation for how the dispute could be resolved tomorrow afternoon.

# strike - 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.

# strike - Monday 6 November, 2017

Here's what commuters need to know ahead of tomorrow's rail strike

More than 150,000 customers will be affected by the industrial action.

# strike - Thursday 2 November, 2017

Rail union 'unsurprised' at Taoiseach's 'ignorant' claim that strikes won't affect pay deal

The Taoiseach said that whatever deal is struck at the end of the dispute won’t be affected by the announced strike action.

# strike - 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.

# strike - Friday 20 October, 2017

Irish Rail staff to go on strike on five dates in November and December

Unions have accused the Irish Rail CEO of undercutting his negotiators last night.

# strike - Saturday 14 October, 2017

Special needs assistants vote overwhelmingly in favour of industrial action

A total of 97% of members voted in favour of the action.

# strike - Wednesday 27 September, 2017

Strike threatened: Rail union warns of possible 'travel chaos' in coming weeks

The NBRU said its members were “furious” with Irish Rail’s refusal to increase staff pay.

# strike - Friday 22 September, 2017

999 operators in Munster are threatening to strike if their demands are not met

Around 25,000 calls are handled each year in the Munster centre.

# strike - Saturday 9 September, 2017

Secondary school teachers' union recommends rejection of public pay deal

The union will ballot its members on the proposed agreement in the coming weeks.

# strike - Tuesday 5 September, 2017

Simon Harris: 'Patients should not be used as pawns in doctors' pay dispute'

All emergency departments are open today, despite the dispute.

# strike - Monday 4 September, 2017

Emergency department workers pin blame for hospital wildcat strikes on HSE

Navan emergency department was just one of many experiencing serious staff shortages as a result of the strikes this evening.

# strike - Monday 31 July, 2017

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LA Clipper breaks his hand in fight just a month after signing €55 million contract

The forward won’t need surgery, but will have to rest his thumb for a month.

# strike - Wednesday 26 July, 2017

Ireland's crane drivers to carry out second day of strike action tomorrow

The workers want their hourly rate of pay increased to €27.

# strike - Monday 22 May, 2017

Largest Bus Éireann union votes to accept Labour Court recommendations

Their acceptance means that no further strike action is likely at the service in the near-future.

# strike - Friday 12 May, 2017

Bus Éireann staff vote to accept Labour Court recommendations

Siptu and Unite staff have voted to accept the recommendations.

# strike - Tuesday 9 May, 2017

Public sector workers should pay more into pensions, government told

Teachers, gardaí and nurses have all voted in favour of industrial action in the past year.

# strike - 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.

# strike - Tuesday 11 April, 2017

'It certainly must stick in the craw of the workers' - Shane Ross lambasted for photo of night out with Amanda Brunker

Talks aimed at bringing the Bus Éireann strike to an end broke down this morning.

# strike - Friday 7 April, 2017

Light at the end of the tunnel? Bus Éireann talks to resume tomorrow morning

Both sides were up all night last night trying to reach an agreement.

# strike - 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.

# strike - Sunday 2 April, 2017

Michael O'Leary says Shane Ross is 'playing a blinder' in bus dispute

The Ryanair CEO said Ross is right to not get involved.

# strike - 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.

Bus Éireann strikes show 'contempt' for the public: Businesses hit out at dispute

Commuters have faced chaos as Irish Rail and Dublin Bus services have been cancelled.

As it happened: Irish Rail and Dublin Bus services return to normal after rush hour chaos

Hundreds of thousands of passengers were affected by this morning’s cancellations.

Poll: Do you support the secondary picketing in the Bus Éireann strike? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you support the secondary picketing in the Bus Éireann strike?

It’s affecting Irish Rail and Dublin Bus services.

# strike - Thursday 30 March, 2017

'I can't get to work': Here's how the Bus Éireann strikes have been affecting you

“If this was a strike in Dublin everything would have been sorted a lot quicker,” one of TheJournal.ie’s commenters said.

# strike - Wednesday 29 March, 2017

Shane Ross says he 'has no ministerial magic wand' that will solve Bus Éireann crisis

Shane Ross answered questions before the Oireachtas Transport committee this afternoon.

'We expected nothing more from the Blueshirts': Hundreds of bus drivers march through Dublin

Speakers repeatedly called on Shane Ross to take action to end the bitter dispute at the transport operator.

Open Thread: How is the Bus Éireann strike affecting you?

Tell us in the comments.