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#Strikes

# strikes - Thursday 5 December, 2019

France paralysed as hundreds of thousands take to the streets in protest over pensions overhaul plan
# Pensions
# Pensions

France paralysed as hundreds of thousands take to the streets in protest over pensions overhaul plan

Dec 5th 2019, 9:20 PM 18,812 Views 23 Comments

The protest stem from French President Macron’s proposals to reform the pension and retirement structure.

# strikes - Friday 18 October, 2019

Catalonia protests: Marches and strikes paralyse city of Barcelona
# Catalonia
# Catalonia

Catalonia protests: Marches and strikes paralyse city of Barcelona

Oct 18th 2019, 10:45 PM 12,244 Views 28 Comments

Highways were occupied by thousands of people joining five marches from inland towns.

# strikes - Friday 20 September, 2019

PHOTOS: Thousands of students turn out around the country for climate strikes
# Climate Strike
# Climate Strike

PHOTOS: Thousands of students turn out around the country for climate strikes

Updated Sep 20th 2019, 3:15 PM 32,145 Views 219 Comments

Ireland’s strikes are part of a global movement calling for urgent action to address climate change.

# strikes - Wednesday 21 August, 2019

Ryanair cabin crew in Spain warn of 10-day September strike action
# More Strikes
# More Strikes

Ryanair cabin crew in Spain warn of 10-day September strike action

Aug 21st 2019, 8:42 AM 25,008 Views 25 Comments

A 10-day strike has been promised in protest at the closing of some airport bases.

# strikes - Tuesday 20 August, 2019

Dummy loops, decoys and manipulation: 5 of Schmidt's sharpest plays
# Genius Of Joe
From The42
# Genius Of Joe

Dummy loops, decoys and manipulation: 5 of Schmidt's sharpest plays

Aug 20th 2019, 7:05 AM 25,762 Views 10 Comments

Ireland have produced sublime set-piece scores at important times during Schmidt’s tenure.

# strikes - Monday 4 February, 2019

INMO calls ministers' invite to talk about issues other than pay 'massively disrespectful' and 'cynical'
# Strikes
# Strikes

INMO calls ministers' invite to talk about issues other than pay 'massively disrespectful' and 'cynical'

Updated Feb 4th 2019, 9:42 PM 25,717 Views 118 Comments

INMO and PNA members will take part in further industrial action this week.

# strikes - Thursday 16 August, 2018

Ryanair and pilots fail to reach agreement after marathon 12-hour talks
# 4th Day
# 4th Day

Ryanair and pilots fail to reach agreement after marathon 12-hour talks

Aug 16th 2018, 7:04 AM 16,815 Views 16 Comments

After five days of strikes, talks between the union and the airline remain at an impasse.

# strikes - Wednesday 8 August, 2018

Hundreds of Ryanair flights cancelled as German and Dutch pilots join strike
# Grounded
# Grounded

Hundreds of Ryanair flights cancelled as German and Dutch pilots join strike

Updated Aug 8th 2018, 6:18 PM 46,904 Views 65 Comments

The airline said strike action on Friday is “unnecessary”.

# strikes - Wednesday 25 July, 2018

Ryanair pilots' strike to take place on Friday of August bank holiday weekend
# Strikes
# Strikes

Ryanair pilots' strike to take place on Friday of August bank holiday weekend

Jul 25th 2018, 12:22 PM 49,724 Views 90 Comments

This morning, Ryanair warned of possible redundancies this winter, partly due to the ongoing strike action.

# strikes - Monday 23 July, 2018

Ryanair issues warning about job losses amid ongoing pilot strike actions
# Turbulent Times
# Turbulent Times

Ryanair issues warning about job losses amid ongoing pilot strike actions

Jul 23rd 2018, 9:34 AM 31,281 Views 65 Comments

The airline’s profits dipped by 20% in the first quarter of the year.

# strikes - Wednesday 27 December, 2017

Saudi-led air strikes kill 14 civilians in Yemen village market
# Airstrikes
# Airstrikes

Saudi-led air strikes kill 14 civilians in Yemen village market

Dec 27th 2017, 3:26 PM 6,058 Views 19 Comments

The strikes also killed 11 rebel fighters and wounded 16 civilians.

# strikes - Monday 13 November, 2017

Bus Éireann staff say problems with northeast services 'have nothing to do with absenteeism'
# Broadstone
# Broadstone

Bus Éireann staff say problems with northeast services 'have nothing to do with absenteeism'

Nov 13th 2017, 6:15 AM 17,899 Views 33 Comments

They’re to do with a lack of buses and too many impractical services, say drivers. And they’re not one bit impressed with the situation.

# strikes - Thursday 31 August, 2017

Business leaders welcome Macron's labour reforms but trade unions aren't so happy
# Unemployment
# Unemployment

Business leaders welcome Macron's labour reforms but trade unions aren't so happy

Aug 31st 2017, 6:34 PM 9,282 Views 32 Comments

France’s biggest trade union is planning street protests next month.

# strikes - Friday 7 April, 2017

UK, Canada, France and Germany all support Trump strike on Syria
# Support
# Support

UK, Canada, France and Germany all support Trump strike on Syria

Apr 7th 2017, 2:41 PM 13,672 Views 52 Comments

Russia, however says it wants an emergency meeting of the UN Security Council.

FactCheck: Is secondary picketing actually illegal?
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactCheck: Is secondary picketing actually illegal?

Apr 7th 2017, 12:05 AM 15,251 Views 24 Comments

We test a claim that spread widely after last Friday’s actions by some Bus Éireann workers.

# strikes - Tuesday 4 April, 2017

Unions agree to talks with Bus Éireann management - but pickets stay put
# Let's Talk
# Let's Talk

Unions agree to talks with Bus Éireann management - but pickets stay put

Apr 4th 2017, 4:33 PM 11,804 Views 83 Comments

During the last round of talks both sides accused each other of not being ‘flexible’ enough.

# strikes - Friday 27 January, 2017

Unions say they're 'ready for battle' as Bus Éireann announces widespread pay cuts
# Travel Chaos Looms
# Travel Chaos Looms

Unions say they're 'ready for battle' as Bus Éireann announces widespread pay cuts

Jan 27th 2017, 6:36 PM 11,422 Views 49 Comments

Strike action now looks inevitable.

# strikes - Friday 30 December, 2016

Lotto wins, election votes and Olympic medals - it's the YEAR in numbers
# Super Prime Numbers
# Super Prime Numbers

Lotto wins, election votes and Olympic medals - it's the YEAR in numbers

Dec 30th 2016, 7:00 PM 7,542 Views 3 Comments

From celebrity deaths, to centenary commemorations – 2016 was certainly a year to remember (or forget).

# strikes - Thursday 17 November, 2016

CSO graph captures Irish industrial relations' year of discontent
# Public Sector Pay
# Public Sector Pay

CSO graph captures Irish industrial relations' year of discontent

Nov 17th 2016, 1:17 PM 7,605 Views 17 Comments

A total of 14,220 days were lost due to industrial disputes from July to September.

# strikes - Thursday 10 November, 2016

A typical student teacher here is a high-achieving, socially advantaged, white Irish woman
# A1 Sharon
# A1 Sharon

A typical student teacher here is a high-achieving, socially advantaged, white Irish woman

Nov 10th 2016, 8:55 AM 18,113 Views 65 Comments

Demand for student teacher positions is still high despite ongoing industrial action over newly-qualified pay.

# strikes - Sunday 30 October, 2016

'We don't need gardaí to go on strike for us to realise how special they are'
# Strikes
# Strikes

'We don't need gardaí to go on strike for us to realise how special they are'

Oct 30th 2016, 2:57 PM 17,087 Views 75 Comments

Paschal Donohoe said today that his department has put in place a “substantial arrangement and package” for gardaí.

# strikes - Tuesday 18 October, 2016

Poll: Who do you think is responsible for the wave of strikes?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Who do you think is responsible for the wave of strikes?

Oct 18th 2016, 9:07 AM 22,783 Views 69 Comments

What do you think?

# strikes - Friday 30 September, 2016

Poll: After the Dublin Bus pay deal, do you feel you deserve a pay rise?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: After the Dublin Bus pay deal, do you feel you deserve a pay rise?

Sep 30th 2016, 9:50 AM 22,183 Views 118 Comments

Should a rising tide lift all boats?

# strikes - Tuesday 7 June, 2016

Strikes, terror threats and flooding - here's what Irish fans travelling to the Euros need to look out for
# Euro 2016
# Euro 2016

Strikes, terror threats and flooding - here's what Irish fans travelling to the Euros need to look out for

Jun 7th 2016, 4:30 PM 24,374 Views 28 Comments

What’s the security situation? Are transport strikes still ongoing? Has the flooding receded?

# strikes - Sunday 29 May, 2016

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

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

May 29th 2016, 8:00 AM 15,432 Views 75 Comments

2016 has not been a good year for industrial relations.

# strikes - Saturday 28 May, 2016

US strikes have killed a key Islamic State leader
# Fallujah
# Fallujah

US strikes have killed a key Islamic State leader

May 28th 2016, 10:13 AM 10,707 Views 20 Comments

Maher Al-Bilawi was the IS commander in Fallujah.

# strikes - Monday 23 May, 2016

Luas security reject pay deal, but no strikes on the horizon just yet
# Men In Black
# Men In Black

Luas security reject pay deal, but no strikes on the horizon just yet

May 23rd 2016, 5:34 PM 22,338 Views 88 Comments

Luas security workers currently earn €10.75 an hour.

# strikes - Thursday 19 May, 2016

Ryanair cancels 74 flights across Europe due to French air traffic control strike
# Bof
# Bof

Ryanair cancels 74 flights across Europe due to French air traffic control strike

May 19th 2016, 6:15 AM 30,404 Views 51 Comments

Just two flights in and out of Ireland with the airline are affected.

# strikes - Tuesday 17 May, 2016

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

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

May 17th 2016, 9:39 AM 32,708 Views 170 Comments

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

# strikes - Monday 16 May, 2016

Transdev planning to bid for bus routes set to be tendered this year
# Hat In The Ring
# Hat In The Ring

Transdev planning to bid for bus routes set to be tendered this year

May 16th 2016, 11:48 AM 21,261 Views 49 Comments

The French-based company currently operates the Luas service.

# strikes - Thursday 12 May, 2016

Suspension of strikes at more than 70 Tesco stores
# Holding Off
# Holding Off

Suspension of strikes at more than 70 Tesco stores

May 12th 2016, 3:06 PM 14,242 Views 23 Comments

The action had been set to go ahead on Monday.

# strikes - Friday 6 May, 2016

The real winner from the Luas strikes? Taxi drivers
# Luas Dispute
# Luas Dispute

The real winner from the Luas strikes? Taxi drivers

May 6th 2016, 6:10 AM 12,734 Views 35 Comments

“You’d be mad not to be working,” one taxi driver told TheJournal.ie.

# strikes - Wednesday 27 April, 2016

If you get the Luas, you need alternative plans tomorrow
# Off The Rails
# Off The Rails

If you get the Luas, you need alternative plans tomorrow

Apr 27th 2016, 8:27 PM 24,224 Views 72 Comments

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

# strikes - Tuesday 26 April, 2016

Transdev says it will start docking Luas drivers' pay during strikes
# Pay Cut
# Pay Cut

Transdev says it will start docking Luas drivers' pay during strikes

Apr 26th 2016, 10:32 PM 27,213 Views 114 Comments

Pay will be docked as much as 10% strikes continue.

# strikes - Saturday 26 March, 2016

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

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

Mar 26th 2016, 8:40 AM 152,876 Views 227 Comments

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

# strikes - Thursday 10 March, 2016

Luas drivers have announced four more days of strikes
# Off The Rails
# Off The Rails

Luas drivers have announced four more days of strikes

Mar 10th 2016, 2:08 PM 20,956 Views 115 Comments

Siptu says the drivers have “no option”.

# strikes - Friday 4 March, 2016

Cadbury workers suspend strike after agreement to take outsourcing "off the table"
# Coolock
# Coolock

Cadbury workers suspend strike after agreement to take outsourcing "off the table"

Mar 4th 2016, 11:43 PM 16,093 Views 39 Comments

The strike began early yesterday morning.

# strikes - Thursday 11 February, 2016

Luas workers on strike: here's what you need to know to get around
# Massive Disruptions
# Massive Disruptions

Luas workers on strike: here's what you need to know to get around

Feb 11th 2016, 9:10 AM 45,445 Views 114 Comments

The strike began this morning and will continue until Saturday.

# strikes - Thursday 10 December, 2015

'It's absolute bedlam' - nurses' strike set to go ahead as 372 reported on hospital trolleys yesterday
# Overcrowding
# Overcrowding

'It's absolute bedlam' - nurses' strike set to go ahead as 372 reported on hospital trolleys yesterday

Dec 10th 2015, 10:20 AM 10,929 Views 35 Comments

The INMO believes there is “a tolerance of emergency department overcrowding”.

# strikes - Friday 24 July, 2015

35 militants believed dead as Turkey gets very, very aggressive towards Islamic State
# Just Got Real
# Just Got Real

35 militants believed dead as Turkey gets very, very aggressive towards Islamic State

Jul 24th 2015, 10:12 AM 17,411 Views 73 Comments

The eastern European country, which borders Syria, has finally entered the fray.

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